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Check out some new videos supporting New Direction Crew for the MOBO nomination (the awards are the European equivalent to the BET Awards). Voting has closed. Stay tuned for the final results on Rapzilla after the MOBO's taking place September 30th 2009 at the SECC, Glasgow. The MOBO Awards 2009 will be shown live on BBC3.

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Fadacy Music recording artist: Applejaxx' releases his debut project: Back 2 The Future. Back 2 The Future brings to light the need for us to focus on eternity. So much of our time is spent building treasures on earth and this album is bringing us Back to focusing on the Future.
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Applejaxx' upcoming album artwork to "Back 2 The Future" has been revealed. We also have the official tracklisting with all the guest appearances and a couple promo shots. "Back 2 The Future" releases online 9.9.09. Be sure to check out the music video.
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We leaked one of 3D Remedy's songs (Rejoice Always) a few weeks ago from his upcoming album "The Great-I-Am" coming out next Tuesday September 8th. Check out the EPK below, this is an impressive CD by 3D Remedy!



KJ-52 has released 2 new mixtapes available for free download at: kj52podcast.com. First one entitled "52 television prequel mixtape: 'The office'" is a 16 minute mixtape collection of various verses and songs recorded over the last few years. And the second "The Yearbook" is a snippet mixtape from the yearbook album... share, burn, evangelize with them!

Here's a video that we captured, of Braille with help from Syntax Records giving away his latest project, "Cloud Nineteen" with Symbolic One. Took place at Revolution '09 in L.A., 500 were giving away free in just under 10 minutes. Watch the video showing it all 800% faster.

Kanye West shows respect for the veteran emcee, Ahmad on the world famous Wake Up Show with Sway, King Tech, and DJ Revolution just in time for the first Ahmad solo album in 15 years. " The Death of Me" coming soon!

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Check out Ahmad's artwork for his highly anticipated sophomore solo project "The Death of Me", releasing October 12th. Ahmad recently formed a new music company called WeCLAP, an acronym for We Change Lives, Attitudes and Perceptions. WeCLAP is partnering with Syntax Distribution, to release the forthcoming WeCLAP catalog. "The Death of Me" will be the first for the label. Stay tuned for an official press release.

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Most of us have plans for the future. Many times we share those plans with others – we talk about where we’re going to go and what we’re going to do – what album we’re going to drop or what business or ministry we’re going to start...
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KJ-52 and Viktory were shooting a music video in Chicago a couple days ago for the "Swagged Out with the Tags Out" Remix (the song will be in the FREE mixtape coming out the same day as the 52 Television album, September 23rd). Check out the tweets about it (with pics and video):
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Everywhere we go we constantly hear people’s ringtones going off and sometimes ringing some pretty nasty lyrics. Rawsrvnt has produced a song designed for people to share their faith with others every time their phone rings. “Ring That” boldly challenges those who put their faith in Jesus to let other people know unashamedly that Jesus is their Savior.
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Syntax records has shared on their website that they have been invited by Maxim Borovikov the director of Youth Ministry for Youth For Christ in St. Petersburg Russia to go and utilize their gifts, talents, and passion for Hip Hop as a tool to engage the Russian people in the presentation of the Gospel. Maxim stated that Hip Hop has become the language of the Russian Youth, and we were not surprised to hear this since CNN and other credible news outlets have been reporting Hip Hop as “Global Culture” since 2001.
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Next Tuesday (8/25) Rapzilla will premiere Rawsrvnt's new music video "Ring That". Everywhere we go we constantly hear people’s ringtones going off and sometimes ringing some pretty nasty lyrics. Rawsrvnt has produced a song designed for people to share their faith with others every time their phone rings. “Ring That” boldly challenges those who put their faith in Jesus to let other people know unashamedly that Jesus is their Savior.
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Yesterday we covered the Rock the River in Minneapolis with Lecrae, Flame, Canton Jones and other bands. Get ready for some new pictures and interviews (with Canton Jones and Sho Baraka). For now check out Flame at Rock the River:



Thi'sl latest release "Chronicles of an X-Hustler" had a strong debut on the iTunes bestselling albums for Hip Hop/Rap, currently ranked #4 as of this morning. But according to Apple.com the album is ranked #1. Praise God!

These are two different charts, and not to be confused. If the sale numbers continue it will surely reflect #1 on iTunes which we believe is showing the most sold as of the last 2-3 weeks and Apple.com is showing as of only this week? Either way get the album today: Thi'sl - Chronicles of an X-Hustler
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Thi'sl new album is out "Chronicles of an X-Hustler" and is having a strong debut on the iTunes bestselling albums for Hip Hop/Rap, currently ranked #5 (climbing since this morning). Album is available now at Thi'sl - Chronicles of an X-Hustler

KJ-52's upcoming album "Five-Two Television" has been revealed. We also have the official tracklisting with all the guest appearances and the beautiful promo shots. "Five-Two Television" releases in stores and online September 22nd. Be sure to also check out the interview we did with him about "Five-Two Television."

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The Legacy Disciple Making Conference General Sessions will be streamed live on the Legacy website thanks to OnlyBelieve.TV. This will include Paul Washer's devotionals (9am-10am CST) and the evening sessions (6:30pm CST) which will include worship, a message, and concerts.
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Dwayne Tryumf is making the instrumental for I Don't Pack A Matic as a FREE download. He's giving all MC's a chance to do some damage over the track (remix) and send it to him which the best cut will receive a free hand painted hip hop graff t-shirt plus exposure.
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Da' T.R.U.T.H.'s 'The Big Picture' from Cross Movement Records debuted on the Billboard Top 200 charts this week at #110. The rapper's new album has sold 4,100 (physical) albums after seven days in stores according to SOHH.com. Da' T.R.U.T.H.'s The Big Picture is still the #1 Best Selling Christian/Gospel album on iTunes.

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Holy Hip Hop, an annual event honoring those in Christian Hip Hop. The 2010 Holy Hip Hop Music Awards Honorees have been announced: Cy, Nova 4 Jehova, DJ I Rock Jesus, Lil Prophet, Rapid Fire, Infamous, DJ D-Lite, The Clergy, Kuntrey Wyte & Pyro, M.A.J.O.R.S, BLAK. And the Ambassador Award to Anonymous and J-Blaze.

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Applejaxx has just released a trailer for his new album. If you remember Applejaxx had to change his album title from "Born Identity" [READ] to a new one which has now been revealed "Back to the Future." It's still a movie title, but I guess since it's older it must be fine. Are you ready for September 9th 2009?

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