Mini Documentary: DJ Promote on Anomaly Tour with Lecrae & Andy Mineo
Lecrae knew little about DJ Promote, but the way that the DJ excited a crowd at a conference in Tennessee years ago made Lecrae want to know more.
How Lecrae, 116 Clique became Melanie Pieper fans
If the 116 Clique had a mascot, Melanie Pieper would wear the costume.
Pieper, a freshman at the University of South Florida, attended her 22nd concert by 116 Clique members when Lecrae and Andy Mineo performed in Orlando, Florida on Nov. 15 via The Anomaly Tour.
Rapzilla Asks Lecrae Who Reach Records Will Sign Next
In a recent interview with Lecrae we asked "who will Reach Records sign next?"
Video: Derek Minor - Who You Know
The first single produced by Dirty Rice, from Derek Minor's upcoming Empire release.
The Miami Herald reports that Chris Coghlan, Marlins left fielder and former NL Rookie of the Year, began listening to Lecrae's "Rebel Intro" before each at-bat at Sun Life Stadium. The result: a 10-for-19 series against the Brewers. "I changed it up to Lecrae...I love his ministry and he's a good dude," Coghlan says.
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We caught up with DJ Maj backstage at the 2010 Dove Awards for a interview on what he is up to, as well as his response to the public's feedback on his comments about Christian Hip Hop and doing another mixtape/comp. View the previous interview
Sev Statik & Deejay Tone release a new EP entitled 'School Shooting' available for free download here. "Underground, raw hip hop music still exists. Not everyone has a concern to be famous, on MTV or smell nice. Please enjoy and pass along."
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Humans, in general, are habitual creatures. So, when something comes along and "rocks the boat", we are faced with a tough decision. Either we embrace the new or fight to revert to the old. Walk with PRo as he takes you on a journey through his life altering experience. Without furter ado... Redemption.
Check out the first single, "Leadership" by Flame (listen), from Lamp Mode recordings' upcoming compilation, "The Church", to be released June 8th, 2010. Lamp Mode understands both the seemingly controversial nature of "the Church", especially among the Hip hop contingent, and well as the biblical imperative of the Church's importance.
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Deepspace 5 is back with another classic crew album with all in house production and raps. When you have a crew of emcee's to represent, you get diversity in flow and production. This is the first offering from DS5 on the newly formed Mega Royal Records, headed by Dallas' own Rob Viktum, who is known for his Viktumized remix albums. This is Deepspace5's fourth crew album, even though each individual artist and the many sub crews have put out too many albums to name or try to number. When you listen to a group album, ideally you end up having your favorite rappers and sounds that stand out with each individual. This album is fresher than many of their previous albums, which may be a result of having several years both together and apart to hone their skills as emcees and producers. From Playdough's stylistic singing to Listener's "talk music," styles vary and are complimentary. The crew brought seasoned raps full of metaphors and emotion. This album is a stand out this year.
The official track listing has been announced for Trip Lee's upcoming album 'Between Two Worlds' in stores 6/22/10. The album is laid out with the first half with Trip holding it down alone, and the second half boasting an allstar lineup with a few unknowns thrown in.
1. Real Life Music
3. Invade ft. J. Paul
5. No Worries
6. Covenant Eyes ft. PRo
7. Life 101 ft. Chris Lee
8. I Love Music ft. Sho Baraka
9. Limitations ft. Leah Smith
10. Yours To Own ft. Jimmy Needham
11. Apathy (Interlude)
12. Twisted ft. Lecrae, PRo, Thi'sl
13. Bear With You ft. Tedashii
14. Show's Over ft. Mitch Parks
15. The Invasion (Hero) ft. Jai
16. My Lord (Bonus Track)
Rawsrvnt (Eddy Puyol) is starring on a new reality TV show, Donald J. Trump presents The Ultimate Merger. The show, featuring 90's platinum R&B artist Al B. Sure!, Akon's protégé the up-and-coming Ray Lavender, and Rawsrvnt, is about twelve bachelors looking to win the heart of Omarosa as she searches for her soul-mate. The show is scheduled to air on June 17, 2010 at 9PM EST on TV One Network (more details on the show here). Here's a short interview we had with Rawsrvnt about his appearance in the reality show.
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