Zothejerk And Frost Gamble – Black Beach Review

This release is another high quality product from a lesser known artist who proves that everyone has a vision. With Zo providing vocals and Gamble doing solid work behind the boards, this is worth a few spins.

The production is great with a good amount of variation, as well as smoother sounds, to allow for a variation in content from the appearing artists. Frost Gamble does well in creating atmosphere and boosting the impact of the lyrics. Maybe something with a little more pop flash could bring in more listeners, but that might not be in the vision of this project.

The lyricism is good, with Zo having some clever rhymes and messages to send to the public. His shout rap delivery sounds generic at first, but as the songs go on, he utilises it well with changes in pace and flow to help keep the songs interesting. There are no major issues here, but it could be difficult to have longevity with this particular style.

The features do a great job of lifting this project up to another level. With some big names included on the selection, each has a fantastic verse and/or chorus that works well with the main duo. Maybe a few singers would add a little more diversity, but this is still a strong bunch of artists to work with.

Overall, this is a very enjoyable album with some poignant messages as well as some more entertaining songs that will appeal to a wide audiance. You may not have heard of these names before, but take a chance on this and you wont regret it.

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble – Veteran Review

This is a solid showing of skills from both members of this duo. Tone Chop brings bars on the rhyme side and Frost Gamble brings some heat on the boards.

The production is entertaining with a haunting feeling but with a more filling aspect. The backings leave plenty of room for the rappers to manoeuvre. Maybe something with higher energy would help to balance this project out slightly, but hopefully this is only a taster of whats to come, so maybe they will do something more in the future.

The lyricism is good with the rhymes having some complex wordplay and schemes to make them more entertaining. The delivery is quite shout rap like, which has been slightly overplayed, sounds a little dry but with some more confidence could have more impact. Tone Chop can write great rhymes, but needs a little more belief in his performance ability.

Overall, with the features helping to make this cohesive and showing their own skills, this is a good taster for what could transpire, hopefully as soon as next year. Both Tone Chop and Frost Gamble show a lot of skill as well as potential, and should continue to grow as individual and a group.