Columns & Editorials

Hip hop used to be a game for the young.

Nas released his classic album Illmatic when he was 20. Trip Lee signed with Reach Records a few days after he graduated high school.
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No shortage of excellent Christian hip-hop albums are expected to be released in 2015.

Out of all the highly anticipated albums this year, Rapzilla's staff put together a list of the 25 most. Albums on the list are by artists who have either announced, hinted at or Rapzilla simply expects them to release.
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Rapzilla has selected its sixth annual Freshman class and, this year, it honors 15 rising artists.

Since 2010, Rapzilla’s staff has sought to identify talented artists without a major platform in order to enlarge their platform.
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Christian hip hop had a memorable 2014. Rapzilla combed through those memories for its annual Best-of Awards. After hours of heated debates, its staff nominated artists and art for nine different categories — Best Artist, Album, Free Album, Single, Group, New Artist, Producer, Music Video and Album Cover.
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