After a multitude of prominent Christian Hip Hop features, rapper Dee-1 finally has a place to call his own. The southern emcee announced on his Facebook page today that he has officially signed to RCA Records. Dee-1 joins a star-studded roster of artists that includes Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, Miguel, Alicia Keys, Mali Music and many more.
It appears that Beautiful Eulogy were busy shooting a new music video during the release of their new album 'Instruments of Mercy.' Due to the behind-the-scenes posts it can be speculated that the upcoming visual will be for the song "Symbols and Signs" featuring Propaganda. The album is available for purchase on iTunes
Check out some other photos of the shoot below.
Though it has been speculated for quite some time, it appears that fans finally have proof that Trip Lee has not retired from music. The veteran artist and author released an Instagram promo video today, teasing his supporters with sounds and clips from his studio work. Following his most recent album The Good Life, Trip announced that he would take some time away from music to focus on his pursuit of pastoring. But his list of features only increased during the hiatus, leading many to speculate that the break would be short-lived. While that speculation has been confirmed, it's impossible to say what the return will ultimately look like. Stay tuned for more information regarding Trip's return to music!
The entire ministry, group, and project “Red Society” is based off of a single concept- to witness to a generation that is covered, purified, and washed by the blood of Christ. The group emerged after the three members ministered together, and worked with various broken families and teens for months in the city of Gainesville, Georgia. Their eyes were drastically opened as they realized countless families are suffering in their own home. There was no need for foreign missions to acknowledge the people next door who desperately needed food, clothes, and most importantly the love of Christ.
Beautiful Eulogy, the group consisting of label-mates Braille, Odd Thomas, and Courtland Urbano, sophomore album is rising up the charts. The Portland based group's newest project, despite being made available for free and for retail, is ranked high on iTunes.
For many years, Christian music award shows have been a source of frustration rather than encouragement for the emerging Christian Hip Hop community. Eligible slots in appropriate categories are typically given to artists who don’t fully resonate with the target audience. But for this year’s awards cycle, fans definitely have more to be encouraged about. The Stellar Awards announced their first ballot of nominations for all categories in preparation for their 29th annual show, and the list of urban nominees is an impressive collection of credible names.
Reflection Music Group recording artist Canon's debut album 'Mad Haven' has hit the Billboard charts. Released last week, the Atlanta, GA rapper's project ranks at #3 Gospel & #10 Christian Top Billboard Albums.
Kadence, producer of Lecrae's smash hit "Go Hard", is releasing a new free album this Halloween (Oct. 31st 2013) entitled 'Die Daily.' The Oklahoma City rapper's project features Sean C. Johnson, Chad Jones, L9 and many others. Listen and download the first single "I'm Gone
A much needed flavor and addition to the current offerings in Christian music will come from the legend, Papa San. If you aren't familiar, he is the dancehall reggae soundclash legend who had mainstream reggae hits going back to the late 80's, got saved, and went on to become the first gospel artist in the Caribbean to land on Reggae Billboard charts. Papa San is also the first dancehall artist to win a Stellar Award. Production on the album will be handled by his son
and red hot producer in Christian Hip Hop right now - Tyshane Thompson (also of 808&Elite).