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Critical Praise for Tanya Morgan:

"Tanya Morgan's sophomore album, Brooklynati, is their most accomplished to date, a milestone moment for their already contagiously soulful sound." - XXL - Chairman's Choice

4 Stars - Time Out NY

"Tanya Morgan is bolder and braver than forbearers like Black Star and Slum Village... an expansive tour de force" -

"Brooklynati is one of those albums that further proves the fact that hip-hop is not, and will never be, dead." -

"Tanya Morgan has the best album of the year. And it's going to be totally ingored. And hip-hop "journalists" should be ashamed of themselves." - Odell Hall, Owner/Editor In Chief, Editor

"Tanya Morgan are like the sons of De La Soul-- soulful, stressed, effortlessly smart flows, intricate production, the whole package." - SPIN Music Editor Charles Aaron

(October 06, 2009 - Brooklyn, NY) To celebrate the release of their latest iTune's single, Brooklynati's "Never Enough," Tanya Morgan teamed up with to host a producer-oriented remix contest. The Brooklynati's Got Talent remix contest spanned two weeks and with over 100 submissions from all over the globe including the US, England, France, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Canada, and more. After much deliberation, Tanya Morgan and their label, Interdependent Media, narrowed down the extensive list to announce Brooklynati's #1 producer, DJ BobbyBob. Dario submitted the contest's runner-up entry.

Along with the title, Bobby Bob will be awarded prizing from Native Instruments, Brooklynati-inspired clothing courtesy of Society Original Products, one signed copy of Brooklynati, one certificate of victory signed by select members of the Brooklynati Chamber of Commerce and the inclusion of his "Never Enough" remix in the release of Tanya Morgan's upcoming iTunes single release. When asked about he felt about winning the remix contest, Bobby Bob said, "I'm a big Tanya Morgan fan so it's double the satisfaction for me to win the contest... Maybe Tanya Morgan wants some beats for the next album too (laughs)! " Contest runner up Dario will be receiving an official Brooklynati Survival Kit, one signed copy of Brooklynati, and one certificate of victory signed by select members of the Brooklynati Chamber of Commerce.

Tanya Morgan knew this would be an excellent chance to give back to their Brooklynati fans, as well as providing the opportunity to hear the work of young, upcoming producers, and come away with a finished product that was creatively inspired. Going back to the source of the original beat, Von Pea had some things to say in regards to the contest and BobbyBob's version, "We wanted to do a remix contest for the song because we knew it could be taken so many places other than where I took it with the original production. We got a lot of good and bad remixes but the overall feeling of DJ BobbyBob's remix is what did it for us."

On another note, Tanya Morgan will be performing live tonight at the legendary S.O.B's in NYC alongside Black Sheep. This specific performance is special since it marks the first time that Tanya Morgan will be headlining at S.O.B's as well as performing with a live band on stage. Von Pea stated the excitement that he and the rest of the group feel, "We've performed at a lot of spots in NY, but to finally headline at S.O.B.'s is something that we, as a group, are really happy about." The show starts at 8pm and tickets will be available at the door for $15.

DJ BobbyBob Remix:

Dario Remix:

Upcoming show dates:
10/6 @ NYC, Revive da Live @ SOB's
10/7 @ Baltimore, Bourbon Ballroom
10/8 @ Washington DC, Liv Lounge

Don't forget to swing over to the Brooklynati DMV and register for your very own Brooklynati Drivers License! Make sure to hold onto the license. Tany Morgan's MySpace friends who add their Brooklynati license as their profile picture will be added to Tanya Morgan's top friend list. The license also entitles you to some goodies down the road!

Brooklynati is one of the Top Ten best selling hip-hop albums on iTunes! Please post buy links if you can!

Listen to the first single, "So Damn Down" -

Get your virtual tour of Brooklynati here:

The Background:

Tanya Morgan is back with their third project, Brooklynati, following the success of Moonlighting and The Bridge. Since Von Pea, Ilyas, and Don Will formed Tanya Morgan in 2003, they have received high praise from media elites such as Spin, The Source, XXL Magazine and a resounding seal of approval from the blogosphere. Considered by many to be our generation's torchbearers for De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest, Tanya Morgan will once again put their skills on display with the unique hip-hop Americana sounds of their Brooklynati album this spring. Based on the fictitious city of Brooklynati, this release pushes the boundaries of a concept album by incorporating not only lyrical imagery but also cultivating a culture and mindset, which can be experienced through the City of Brooklynati Chamber of Commerce website: The sites, sounds, memories, and events of Brooklynati were unleashed via Bay-Area based record label Interdependent Media, the architects behind the funding and development of Brooklynati. Wanderlusts can feed their souls at

About Interdependent Media:

Founded in 2006 in the Bay Area by Evan Phillips, Interdependent Media has built unique strengths in the development, production, and marketing of recorded music via new methods of marketing and promotion. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both traditional and emerging methods of marketing, iM has successfully created multi-faceted methods of raising awareness and interest in their projects. Industry veterans Ian "ID" Davis and Dominic Del Bene head operations at iM and are credited with discovering and/or developing artists such as 9th Wonder, Little Brother, Tanya Morgan, Blackalicious, Del the Funky Homosapien, the Hieroglyphics and more. In 2009, iM will be releasing multi-media projects from artists Finale, Canibus, K'naan, Truthlive, and Tanya Morgan. For more information, please visit

Tanya Morgan are available for in-person and phone interviews. Web editors contact Dan for interview requests. Print editors contact Michelle.

Map of Brooklynati:

"Hardcore Gentlemen"

Tanya Morgan Interview On WNYC's Soundcheck

Tanya Morgan Interview

Tanya Morgan Remix Contest

Tanya Morgan's Vimby Video

Tanya Morgan's Daily Show Clip

"So Damn Down" (Keelay & Zaire Remix)

"So Damn Down" Live @ Fat Beats

"The Drop" - DJ Freestyle

Meet the Citizens of Broolynati Video

"So Damn Down"

"Bang & Boogie"

Tour of Brooklynati Video

What Is Brooklynati? Video

Fat Beats In Store Video

Distortion2Static Interview

VICE Interview

Donwill - "Laura's Song"

"Never Enough"

Brooklynati Mega Mix by DJKing Most

Move To Brooklynati Video

The Story Behind Brooklynati Video

"Morgan Blu" feat. Blu

Drake feat. Tanya Morgan - "Right To Left"

Virtual Tour of Brooklynati

Brooklynati SXSW Perforamance

"Laura's Song"

Bio, pictures, and streams available here:

Brooklynati Chamber Of Commerce:




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