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.
Urban Christian artist Von Wons next album, All-American Felon, will be recorded for the mainstream Def Vibe rap label and distributed through Warner Bros./Asylum Records. This puts Von Won in a category with only a select few Christian hip hop artists (B.B. Jay and Mr. Del come to mind) whose music and ministry garnered enough interest from a secular company willing to invest in their work.
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'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be' by DeepSpace5 (members: manCHILD and Dust of Mars Ill fame, Playdough, Sev Statik, Beat Rabbi, Freddie Bruno, Sivion, sintax.the.terrific, Manwell?, and Listener) will be released on Mega Royal Records, April 27th, 2010. Here is the first single and video from the album called From The Outside
In the midst of the immense tragedy which has occurred in Haiti, 40 South Florida artists have joined forces with The 2819 Group (LMOI) & World Vision to bring you Haiti: Revive. A corporate effort done in hopes of providing aid to the hurting country. 27 records fused with Hip Hop, R&B, Neo Soul, Latin, Reggae, and even a tradition Haitian Kompa. The compilation is music for a great cause. "We might not have a lot of money, but we do have God given talents that we will use to provide some type of help to those hurting" - Cheno Lyfe (Miami Artist). The album will be available for download at online sites with a donation of which 100% will go to relief efforts in Haiti.
Along with the album, a hand full of the artists will embark on a 7 city Tour in the State of Florida.
Rapzilla got the new album cover and tracklisting first, so here it is. 'Fingerprints' releases 3/30/10.
2. Neva Lay Low
3. Fly Away
5. Boom Box
6. Let Me Live
7. Sky's Not the Limit ft. Eddienigma
9. Shorty's Lost ft. G-Styles
10. Why's It Gotta Be So Hard
11. Blow Your Whistle
12. My Beat Go ft. G-Stlyes
14. I Hope
15. Save Me
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New Christian hip-hop artist Cadet from London UK, will have his first single "Realise" released via iTunes on 1st March 2010. This will be followed in due course by an EP. He released his music video last month which has been buzzing. Expect a video interview from Rapzilla.
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The winter 2010 issue of Tha Message Magazine is dropping in early March. Japhia Life and Sho Baraka grace the cover. You'll see articles remembering S/ave (creator of DaSouth.com) and Enock (formerly of Cross Movement Records) both written by Sketch the Journalist.
2 time Dove Award winners, The Washington Projects are preparing to release their new album 'Light Up The Dark' on June 15th 2010. It will be distributed through NREG/Universal under the flagship of their independent label. You can check out snippets of the whole album on their site now.