Manafest will drop a new album entitled "Citizens Actic" with BEC Recordings on June 24 2008. Manafest told us in Nashville during the GMA's that this album will have more Hip Hop then the previous releases and of course some Hard Rock that the Japanese love him for.
The Arizona Republic interviewed Sinbad and take a look at this Q&A:
Q: What would fans be surprised to find on your iPod?
A: I've got three of them, and it runs the gamut. There's always some funk, some jazz fusion, some jazz-funk, some rockers that can really throw down. There's a lot of hip-hop Christian rap on there, too. I don't know if that would surprise people. What would surprise people?
DJ Wade-O, of The Wade Radio Show, recently collaborated with Christian Rap artist Oppose to introduce his Powerhouse Mixtape Series via the release of a FREE download of some of Oppose’s hottest tracks.
From Grammy nominated and Stellar award winning Mr. Del, comes the fourth album in the Holy South series from the Christian rap group in the South; Mr. Del Presents: Holy South, Supremacy.
The purpose of the RAP-Ture Conference is to highlight talented ministers of the Gospel in an effort to transform the image of gospel rap. Our intention is to prove that holy hip hop should not be sub-standard. It is not an alternative to mainstream hip hop, but a replacement. We use hip hop as a vehicle to deliver the message of Christ to a dying generation. We meet them where they are in order to save them.
will be featured on a compilation album being released by Goon Trax (Japan). The album is slated for an October release in Japan. The name of the track is "I Been" featuring Nicole Amina and produced by Soulutions from the Netherlands. Look for more news and info on this soon!
Lecrae was in the United Kingdom and it was "CRAAAAZY! I couldn't really capture it in words. Spiritually there was a strong sincerity and desire to know and love Jesus," says Lecrae. He also adds on his myspace blog "Musically the believers there are incredibly talented. Don't sleep America!" If anyone finds any footage on Youtube, or if you were there be sure to leave a comment about it!
This summer, the 116 Clique (Lecrae
, Trip Lee
, Sho Baraka
, and Tedashii
) is traveling from city to city, not just to put on a concert, but to call believers to live UNASHAMED of the GOSPEL! Are you ready to live that way? Or will you allow the world to keep you from being souled out for Christ?
Check out the official tour dates!
We were there at The Peanut Butter & Jelly Party 2008 in Nashville TN during the GMA week. Watch this great video recap. Shout out to Syntax records doing big things!