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I’ve alway had a soft spot for Halloween. I have really fond memories of chilly, windy nights walking around my cousin’s neighborhood trying to get all the candy my fat little stomach could hold. As an adult, I love hanging with my son and watching him as he tries to sneak one or two extra pieces when the person handing out candy says the magic words “help yourself”.

This year I’ll be doing the same but after I get him to stop shaking from all the sugar and getting him to bed, I’ll be sitting down with the missus to stay up too late watching Stranger Things 2. And maybe snagging a couple of pieces he’ll never miss.
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In 2007, Peyton Manning won his first Super Bowl, the Dixie Chicks earned five Grammy Awards, Al Gore received a Nobel Peace Prize and the following 10 Christian hip-hop albums dropped.
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In the world of fashion and street wear, there are a lot of fashion labels who spread and perpetuate messages of negativity. Whether it be promoting over-sexualization, drug abuse, violence, crime or (blatantly in some cases) the antichrist, there is no shortage of societal poison in the form of fashion. I, however, am of the belief that for every negative there is a positive. Here is a list of amazing brands that promote light and life and don’t skimp at all on the creativity. These are some of the highest quality brands available to the believer. Full disclosure, the following is my opinion, not an all ruling law. Also, they are in no particular order, I think they are all equally amazing for different reasons. If I missed any of your personal favorites feel free to comment below. Alright, here we go!
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Legendary emcee from The Cross Movement, John “The Tonic” Wells wanted to pay the new generation of Christian hip-hop and its listeners a little visit into his experiences navigating Christianity, music, and ministry. Wells penned this open letter of sorts to Rapzilla, and wants to continue to be a voice for the future to listen to.
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Netflix has produced its fair share of great content in the last couple of years. From shows such as Daredevil, Luke Cage, Stranger Things, and Black Mirror to movies such as Spectre and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. And as you’ve likely experienced, they’ve been MUCH more successful in long form storytelling.
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Everyone has their favorite Christian hip-hop artist in the states whether it be Lecrae, Andy Mineo, NF, Trip Lee, or Propaganda. But have you ever taken a musical journey across the seas to the UK? There is a booming Christian rap scene there, and here are 10 we think you should know.
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Every year, there are a handful of movies that I consider “must see.” Recently, most of them have been based on the stuff you find in comic book panels, but there are a few which don’t fit that mold that have crept in this year.
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Upcoming games for this year are shaping it to be a spectacular one for the gaming community. From classic comebacks and stunning sequels, to new games putting a twist on a familiar genre. Here are the Top 10 most anticipated video games of 2017.
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As 2016 comes to a close, Rapzilla.com will celebrate Christian hip hop's best art and artists over the past calendar year.
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Everyone has a cell phone, tablet, or some type of mobile device to help get us through the day. With these devices we download Apps for all sorts of reasons, practicality, convenience, or just for entertainment purposes. Rapzilla decided to ask various artists in Christian Hip-Hop what their top 5 most used Apps are.
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"[O]ne of the things I wanted to do was storytelling, create a platform for identity formation. The thing about stories is that you can either tell good stories or you can tell bad stories. For so long, we have allowed bad stories to shape the African American experience and context. I believe it was my job to just assist in the correction of that narrative, to tell other stories, not just from a communal perspective, but a personal perspective."
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The wild and crazy ride of the presidential election is finally over, and Donald Trump was named the 45th president of the United States. Rapzilla has compiled some Tweets from various members of Christian Hip-Hop to gather thoughts on the results of the race and some of the aftermath.
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