Northwest Division – R.B.P.H

Vancouver, BC – Volunteer Media and Household Records present the debut album from Vancity’s fastest rising up-and-comers, Northwest Division titled R.B.P.H.  

The name speaks for itself, Rap Better, Party Harder. Emcees Junk and Hungry rhyme like a spray of bullets – quick, fierce and dangerous – and if the damage they do with their verses says anything, imagine how they party. With a steady flow of quality rhymes, production and features, NWD are serious on their grind with this album and they are ready to prove that to Vancity and the world. The boys without a doubt hold their own on a solid 15 tracks but features from Rhymesayers’ Musab, Merkules, Terell Safadi, Aspire, ENG & Osa add the right amount of welcome diversity.  This is an album that has truly allowed Northwest Division to show off their unique skills as emcees and song writers.

Debut video and title track “R.B.P.H” with it’s dark undertones and satirical serial killer vibe caused quite a stir in the rap community but they certainly aren’t stopping there. Northwest Division is out to grab the attention of the hip-hop world and they will continue to grind until their names are in the mouths of rap fans and critics everywhere. NWD are serious in demonstrating that not only do they rap better, they party harder – so give it a listen and see for yourself.

Download R.B.P.H on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/r.b.p.h./id865291969?ign-mpt=uo%3D4


Most successful music artists separate the worlds of work and play. Northwest Division prefers to smash both worlds together in a collision of epic proportions they call Rap Better Party Harder.

This four man combo is more than a team, it’s a division and judging by the momentum and buzz they have mustered in a short time, NWD is in a league of their own. Comprised of Vancouver rappers Junk and Hungry, beat boxer/DJ/hypeman Gboxx and rapper turned manager/promoter, Katch, NWD met in the underground of Vancity’s budding hip-hop scene. Junk and Hungry helped pioneer the new generation of battle rap in Vancouver, duking it out in the first battle of the first KOTD event in the city’s history. Shortly after battling each other, the two combined forces with another local emcee, mutual long term friend and future manager, Katch, to form Northwest Division.

NWD has quickly made a name for themselves on the West Coast, headlining sold out shows locally and locking down countless opening slots playing alongside heavyweights such as: Action Bronson, Cormega, Riff Raff, Devin The Dude, People Under The Stairs, Blackalicious and Ghostface Killah, Method Man and Raekwon from the infamous Wu-Tang Clan.

In May of 2013 they toured North America with Rhymesayers artists Abstract Rude and Musab, even appearing in a video with them, Slug and Toki Wright. Combining an incredible prowess for live performance and an unmatched hustle has allowed them to push their NWD brand.

Having released their first project in 2012 to great response, NWD is slated to release the Rap Better Party Harder album in May 2014 with multiple videos shot and edited and a headlining Western Canada Tour to accompany. NWD has a loaded clip and are ready to fire. This summer NWD will be performing at several music festivals including the world famous Shambhala slated to have over 10,000 people in attendance.

Northwest Division is ready to party this summer but the rap work never stops. They already have upcoming project, the Stay Sharp mixtape ready to be released in August 2014. Concurrently they are hammering away at a new full length project with Grammy-winning producer Chin Injeti, local legend DJ Kemo and in-house producer, ENG.

Recently gaining a sponsorship from Cariboo Brewing these Household Records artists keep the party raging while continuously networking to expand their presence in all areas of music

Twitter: @NWD604

Instagram: @northwest_division
Fanfair: @northwestdivision

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