Officially releasing tomorrow, Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment, the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble, now resident in Winnipeg Canada, is now streaming on Soundcloud.

Zo’s powerful social commentary on the experience of today’s “Black America” is complimented by Frost’s production, infused with a mixture of soul, electronica and straight hip hop bangers to catch the mood swings.

A one time signee to the late Proof’s Ironfist label and recipient of a “Humanitarian of the Year Award” for work in the community, Zo has delivered a robust and intelligent narrative reinforced by the contributions of featured artists including Slaughterhouse frontman KXNG Crooked, Brand Nubian’s Sadat X, Boldy James and legendary Random Axe member Guilty Simpson.

TRACKLIST

1 – Welcome To Black Beach
2 – America Made Me
3 – My Negus ft Guilty Simpson
4 – If ft Boldy James
5 – Drunk Roses ft Coko Buttaflie
6 – Blaxploitation ft Eveready & Young Bleed
7 – Loyal Victims ft Dustin Davie & Eveready
8 – Risk vs Reward ft Sadat-X
9 – Kill Everything Moving ft Tone Chop
10 – Mother Of My Child ft Dustin Davie
11 – Whispers In The Wind ft KXNG Crooked
12 – Etch A Sketch
13 – Keep Me Safe (co:produced by S.One)

LISTEN TO THE STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Reviewed in the current issue (July 2017) of MOJO Magazine, from tomorrow the album will be available from digital stores including Spotify, iTunes & Amazon

The Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals available exclusively on Bandcamp

Connect with Zo, Frost and the label on social media

Twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble @22Entertainmen
IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble
Joint Facebook Page

All press, media and radio station inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is available HERE

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US online “Da What” run a “Five Finger Discount” series where artists highlight five of their tracks for special mention, providing insight into how they were recorded, the concept behind them and why they were of particular importance to their careers.

The latest in the series to be published focuses on Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY state producer Frost Gamble (now relocated to Winnipeg) who are set to release their new album “Black Beach” on May 26th

The feature provides the audio streams and videos of the tracks discussed, and in this article the pair include recent singles “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat X, “My Negus” ft Guilty Simpson, and also the first track they ever recorded together, “Think Like a Man Too”.

Check out the sounds and what they had to say HERE

Meantime, Zo also took a little time out to perform an accapella frestyle for US online Apex Hip Hop’s “Freestyle Fridays” series last week. It has just been uploaded to Youtube.

Black Beach includes featured artists Sadat X, KXNG Crooked, Tone Chop, Boldy James, Guilty Simpson & Young Bleed, and is available to pre-order on iTunes

Look out for further interviews and reviews by international press in the weeks ahead, including the album being featured in the renowned print publication MOJO Magazine’s June issue out at the end of this month

Keep up to date with Zo & Frost on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

All international press, media and radio station DJ inquiries regarding ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and their album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is available HERE

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY state producer Frost Gamble (now resident in Winnipeg, Canada), release their new album “Black Beach” on Friday May 26th 2017.

Politically charged, it’s Zo’s perspective on today’s “Black America” addressing issues which gave rise to the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, the pivotal role of strong paternal figures in raising their children while also presenting an optimistic & aspirational vision of the future.

Crate digger Frost, now emerging as one of the most prolific producers around, brings a diverse array of sampled breaks and beats to match the mood swings, incorporating classic soul, jazz and hip hop hooks to set the perfect backdrop.

Italian online magazine Rapmaniacz have just published a review ahead of release HERE

“Black Beach” releases through 22 Entertainment and is available to pre-order on iTunes

TRACKLIST

Welcome To Black Beach
America Made Me
My Negus [Feat. Guilty Simpson]
If [Feat. Boldy James]
Drunk Roses [Feat. Coko Buttaflie]
Blaxploitation [Feat. Eveready and Young Bleed]
Loyal Victims [Feat. Dustin Davie and Eveready]
Risk Vs. Reward [Feat. Sadat X]
Kill Everything Moving [Feat. Tone Chop]
Mother Of My Child [Feat. Dustin Davie]
Whispers In The Wind [Feat. KXNG Crooked]
Etch A Sketch
Keep Me Safe

From the album they have released two official singles, “RISK vs REWARD” & “MY NEGUS“. They also launched a video for a bonus cut “AXE SOMEBODY” recently

Look out for more reviews and interviews appearing in international publications in the weeks ahead, including the album featuring in the June issue of the renowned MOJO Magazine.

Meanwhile connect with Zo & Frost on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and on their joint Facebook Page

All media, press and radio station DJ inquiries about ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and the album “Black Beach” (& affiliated singles) can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble release their new album “Black Beach” through 22 Entertainment on May 26th. Currently available to pre-order on iTunes

Part recorded at Mr Porter’s original studio in Detroit, the themes are politically charged as a perspective on the “black experience” of today’s America. Guest featured artists include KXNG Crooked (aka Crooked I), Boldy James, Sadat-X, Guilty Simpson and Young Bleed.

An early review has just been published by US online Vann Digital, acknowledging the serious issues addressed while recognizing the diversity and evolution of styles contained within the release. The influences are evident, drawing from the earliest days of Motown to the grittier side of contemporary rap while underpinned by Frost’s trademark productions via a trusty AKAI.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

The first single released was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat-X. Check out the stream

The duo are currently conducting interviews with international press and media, and will be releasing a new video for a bonus cut “Axe Somebody” this Friday, April 7th

You can keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

All international press, media and radio station Dj inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is available HERE

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Last week, Edinburgh based journalist Peter Johnstone chopped it up with Detroit rapper ZotheJerk ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” on May 26th.

Produced by Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble, originally from NY State, it also features Sadat-X, Boldy James, Guilty Simpson, KXNG Crooked, Young Bleed, Tone Chop & more.

The resultant feature published by long running UK online “British Hip Hop” begins with a summary review of the album, noting its themes of relating the current experience of “black America” through skilled lyricism and storytelling, while in one of the stand out tracks “Keep Me Safe” representing the importance of providing strong paternal role models for the next generation.

The article finishes with a one to one interview where Zo touches upon his past, the main messages of the new album, working with Frost Gamble and progression from the underground scene.

READ THE FEATURE IN FULL HERE

The album will be releasing through 22 Entertainment and is available to pre-order on iTunes now – check it out HERE

The first single to be released on March 8th – and available from iTunes – was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Brand Nubian’s Sadat-X. A neckbreaker for the hip hop heads, take a listen to the audio stream

Zo and Frost are currently conducting interviews with media in the US, UK and Europe and are set to release their new video for the bonus cut “Axe Somebody” this Friday, April 7th. It’s got that true school essence with a big funky banger of a drum loop, so look out for that !

Meanwhile keep up to date with their news on social media, via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and on their joint Facebook Page

All international media, press and radio station DJ inquiries regarding ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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Last week, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk jumped on Skype to speak with Australian online magazine Tone MVMT ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” on May 26th which is produced entirely by Frost Gamble and also features KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Sadat-X, Guilty Simpson, Young Bleed and many more.

Much of the subject matter of the album reflects the current everday experience of “Black America”, and the interview addresses these issues and the motivations behind the lyrical content. The conversation then moves on to the dynamics of working with a producer while separated by different locations, and Zo then goes on to speak about his experience of re-locating first of all from Michigan to Kansas, and subsequently to Ohio.

The feature wraps up as they discuss his switch of creativity to a style he has dubbed “Hip Hop Soul Music”, before concluding with is thoughts on his pinnacle moment of his jounrey through hip hop

READ THE ARTICLE IN FULL HERE

Look out for a new video “Axe Somebody” being launched by the pair soon, following on from the release of their first single “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat-X.

Zo and Frost are currently conducting interviews with international press, and all media and radio DJ inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact details are available HERE

Meanwhile, keep up to date with Zo and Frost’s news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

“Black Beach” is available to pre-order on iTunes

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British online HHK Magazine (aka Hip-Hop Kings) run a regular series “25 Facts” where artists discuss their upcoming albums providing a behind the scenes look at the writing and recording processes, and adding further little known or unusual facts about the release and themselves.

Latest to be published relates to “Black Beach”, the new album by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble who while now based in Winnipeg Canada, is originally from upstate New York.

The album, out on May 26th through 22 Entertainment, was recorded in Kansas, Ohio and also in Detroit at Mr Porter’s original home studio and features KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Guilty Simpson, Sadat-X, Young Bleed, Tone Chop and many more. Having appeared in the film “8 Mile”, Zo also received a “Humanitarian of the Year” award for work in the local community and was originally signed to the late Proof of D12’s Ironfist label.

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

The first single to be released from “Black Beach” which can be pre-order now on iTunes was “Risk vs Reward” ft Brand Nubian’s Sadat-X

Currently conducting interviews with international press, Zo and Frost are preparing to launch a new video for their track “Axe Somebody” in the next few days. You can keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble or over on their joint Facebook Page

All press, media and radio DJ inquiries regarding the new album can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is available HERE

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Earlier this week, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble spoke with French online In The Mood TV

In the new video interview published online today, the pair discuss the themes and concepts behind their new album “Black Beach” which releases on May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

With Zo having re-located to Ohio, he explains why he returned to Detroit for part of the recording process which took place at Mr Porter’s previous studio where Eminem’s “Infinite” was originally written, while Frost explains the influence being in the city had on his production approach to the album.

They also discuss how they first met and the logistical aspects of working together despite the distances involved, while Zo, who appeared in the film “8 Mile”, gives his thoughts on artists’ contribution to the local community given he received a “Humanitarian of the Year” award for mentoring work with youth projects.

The feature was published on In The Mood TV’s site HERE. Watch the interview in full on Youtube

“Black Beach” includes features by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat-X, Boldy James, Tone Chop and more, and can be pre-ordered on iTunes

You can connect with Zo and Frost on social media, by twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

All media, press and radio station inquiries regarding ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is HERE

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Ahead of the release of their new collaborative album “Black Beach” in May, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble sat down for a quick talk with US online Illuminati2G

The pair discuss the musical and lyrical concepts behind the album and single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat-X, their plans for new videos and tours and other ongoing projects.

You can read Zo’s input HERE and Frost’s HERE

Although Zo subsequently moved from Michigan to Kansas and is now currently residing in Ohio, Detroit is at the heart of the release. The initial recording process took place at Mr Porter’s previous studio where Eminem’s “Infinite” was written, and includes features from Guilty Simpson and Boldy James.

The first single “Risk vs Reward” was released on March 8th and features Brand Nubian’s Sadat-X who had worked with Frost Gamble on a previous project. Available on iTunes through 22 Entertainment, check the audio stream

Connect with Zo and Frost on Social Media, by twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble or over on their joint Facebook Page

All international media, press and radio station DJ inquiries about ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and the new album Black Beach can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, all our contact information is available HERE

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New single “Risk vs Reward” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk featuring Brand Nubian’s Sadat-X released today on 22 Entertainment.

It’s the first to be taken from the album “Black Beach”, a collaboration between Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble and Zo who previously appeared in the film “8 Mile” and was signed by the late Proof of D12 to his Ironfist label. Now re-located to Ohio via Kansas, he received the title “Humanitarian of the Year” at the Kansas City Music Awards in 2014 for mentoring work in the community.

(Full album press release available HERE)

CHECK THE RISK VS REWARD AUDIO STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Available on iTunes & Spotify

The album releasing on May 26th also features KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Guilty Simpson and Young Bleed

Full tracklist

1 – Welcome To Black Beach
2 – America Made Me
3 – My Negus ft Guilty Simpson
4 – If ft Boldy James
5 – Drunk Roses ft Coko Buttaflie
6 – Blaxploitation ft Eveready & Young Bleed
7 – Loyal Victims ft Dustin Davie & Eveready
8 – Risk vs Reward ft Sadat-X
9 – Kill Everything Moving ft Tone Chop
10 – Mother Of My Child ft Dustin Davie
11 – Whispers In The Wind ft KXNG Crooked
12 – Etch A Sketch
13 – Keep Me Safe (co:produced by S.One)

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

Twitter @TheJerkNation @FrostGamble
IG @ZotheJerk @Frost.Gamble
Facebook Joint Page

All international press, media and radio station DJ inquiries regarding the album Black Beach including requests for promotional copies to review or to interview the artists can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is HERE

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