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In the lead up to the release of their new EP “Veteran”, NY State rapper Tone Chop and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble spoke with Chicago based journalist Sherron Shabazz, the editor of US online ‘The Real Hip Hop’.

The pair first met as rivals in Binghamton’s rap battle scene during the 90’s before eventually teaming up, however due to Frost’s re-location they then pursued solo careers while keeping in touch with the occasional collaboration. The EP represents the duo’s first official extended release, a warm up to an album scheduled for 2017.

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The interview addresses the recording process of the EP and how they came to the decision to finally work on a more extensive project. The subject matters then broaden as they give their thoughts on the new wave of “drug rappers” and the effect on today’s youth, the issue of emcees using writers, educating the next generation of rappers about the pioneers, the benefit to the scene of contemporary artists such as Kendrick Lamar and J Cole and much more

It’s an interesting perspective on today’s hip hop by two artists who have put in the hard yards, and you can read the entire feature HERE

The EP was released on November 18th through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment and includes the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to Sean Price featuring Ruste Juxx which is also discussed during the interview.

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Latest review of the new EP “Veteran” by NY State rapper Tone Chop & Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble comes courtesy of US journalist and author Samuel Odunsi Jr.

Using his own online platform to publish critiques of the latest new music & film releases, the genres covered are broad and eclectic

The review of the new EP breaks down the tracks individually and acknowledges the context of the sound and approach given the duo’s first involvement in hip hop dating back to their friendly rivalry in NY State’s rap battle scene during the late 90’s. The classic authentic feel updated for 2016 is noted, with the recommedation given to all with an appreciation for the true essence “If you are a fan of the golden age and miss it like I do, I suggest you show your support and pick it up ASAP.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

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Released through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment on November 18th and available to buy on iTunes, the 7 track EP includes the tribute to Sean Price “Leave It Alone” featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi and is a warm up for a new album planned for 2017.

LISTEN TO THE FULL OFFICIAL EP STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Look out for further international media coverage and new bonus audio and video releases in the weeks ahead.

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NY State rapper Tone Chop and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble release their first collaborative EP “Veteran” through Seven 13 Music & Ent on November 18th. Available on pre-order via iTunes

Originally rivals in upstate NY’s rap battle scene during the 90’s, they became partners in rhyme, tagging and production. Already on record as crediting the wider hip hop culture and elements as being the catalyst for them to pick up the mic, US online The ReUp Spot sat down with them recently for their perspective on the evolution of hip hop over the past two decades.

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The feature is an insightful historical record, as the pair discuss their own involvement in music, graffiti and breakdancing at a time when by comparison to today, the elements had a more prominent and influential role in the wider culture.

Subjects addressed act as a historical snapshot of the changes which have taken place. The switch from vinyl to Serato, the elevation of hip hop music, fashions and art elevated from the underground to the broader commercial world, and the emergence of the various sub genres which now exist.

Focusing on the new release, they discuss the reasons for collaborating officially for the first time after all these years, their previous solo releases and the impact of signing with Seven 13.

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The article will likely be of extra interest to a younger generation, typically fed a very narrow representation by today’s media. There is more to it than that – go to the source, adapt and progress. “If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go” James Baldwin

READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

The first single from the EP released was “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to Sean Price featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi. Check out the stream

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US online Da-What run a series called “Five Finger Discount” where artists pick five of their more recent tracks and discuss why they are of particular importance to them adding some further background information with regards to their concepts and creation.

Latest in this series is west coast hiphop crew Horseshoe Gang who have chosen tracks from their “Knockin on Rap’s Door” Ep released last year, and new album “Anti-Trap Music” which releases next Friday, April 29th (available from iTunes HERE)

FIND OUT WHICH TRACKS THEY PICKED AND WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY HERE

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Been a busy time for the group and younger brothers of KXNG Crooked, having conducted interviews with many publications and radio stations in the States, UK and Europe in the past couple of months, and are continuing to do so.

They have released four singles from the album, currently available to buy from the iTunes store linked above, one of which being “Shoe-icide Squad” where they address police brutality and all the issues which led to the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement. Produced by Tabu who has credits with Kendrick Lamar and Aftermath

Look out for album reviews, written, audio and video interviews and further news about the group and album release in the weeks ahead, and connect with them on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

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Been a couple of months since east coast duo M.I. and DJ Cutt released their fourth album “Avant Garde”, a release which received extensive international media coverage earlier in the year.

Just published yesterday is the latest review from US online Premiere Hip Hop, and you know that Sunez and the guys over there only rate artists with the true essence of hip hop at the heart of their music.

TAKE A READ AT THE REVIEW HERE

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M.I. and DJ Cutt don’t let the grass grow under their feet. They have just completed filming of a new movie named after their self owned record label “Six 2 Six”, though the storyline has a different twist, and M.I. has just made his solo project “Psychedlic 60’s” available as a free download HERE

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The duo are also spending time back in the lab preparing a new album which they hope to release next year to coincide with some European tour dates they are currently planning.

Any club owners or promoters interested in booking Constant Deviants for shows can contact us HERE or the group directly via their FACEBOOK PAGE. You can also connect with them on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts & @Six2SixShift

“Avant Garde” is available in digital, CD and limited edition vinyl formats HERE

Check out the video for the single “Breathin” which reached Number 1 in the college radio charts in the Spring.

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Latest in their “The Whole 9” series US online The 9 Elements sat down with veteran Baltimore / New Jersey hip hop duo Constant Deviants recently ahead of the release of the group’s fourth studio album “Avant Garde” on the 12th May 2015.

They discussed the new album, the pair’s time working with Arista and Roc-A-Fella and the subsequent setting up of their own independent label Six2Six Records, the development of strong links with the European marketplace and their affiliates in Switzerland and their future plans.

READ THE WHOLE INTERVIEW HERE

Earlier today Constant Deviants released the first in their trilogy of “3Stylez” videos. The freestyle video series was filmed live in one take with DJ Cutt on the turntables and M.I. spittin the bars. UK online Shout 4 Music premiered “Heavy Artillery” as part of their feature on the group

Constant Deviants – 3Stylez Series Episode 1 – "Heavy Artillery" from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Catch M.I. live on “Rapping with Leiberman” this coming Wednesday 8th April from 7pm EST. The new online tv show is streamed live on Youtube, Google Hangouts and EasyJoe.com and is hosted by Jon Leiberman (Sirius FM / Howard Stern)

Also look out for Episodes 2 & 3 from the “3Stylez” series being launched soon together with widespread international media coverage on Constant Deviants and their album Avant Garde in the weeks ahead. Meanwhile you can follow them on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts & @Six2SixShift and connect with them on Facebook “ConstantDeviantsMusic

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