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While buzz is massive today because of the heights that new albums by Rhema Soul and Sho Baraka reached, one was not among that buzz. Jacob Izrael released 'The Glitch' today, and it seems that it is just that. A glitch in the norm. The norm is changing, and Jacob released is new album as a free download and will not appear on the top 10 iTunes hip hop charts.

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GodChaserz Entertainment has a new distribution partner for their record label. The independent label just inked an exclusive retail distribution deal with Best Buy, the international 45 million dollar consumer electronics giant. The signing enables GCE to expand its reach nationally to new audiences. Best Buy has a global reach of approximately 1,150 stores.

The label will celebrate their new partnership with the re-release of 'Escaping Me', the first studio album from GodChaserz CEO, Brinson. It will feature new music remixed and remastered as well as singles “Solar Powered” and “Here What I’m Talkin”. The CD is due in stores in late spring.

“We wanted to have a national reach while maintaining creative control of our music, and that's what happened. Praise God!" said Brinson, CEO of GodChaserz Entertainment.

The label is also planning to release an all GodChaserz compilation album in Best Buy stores later this year.

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A North Carolina-based evangelist hopes to help lift a spirit of heaviness that has fallen over Haiti since a massive earthquake rocked the island nation in January, killing more than 200,000 people.

Ben Cerullo, 33, wants to bless and encourage the Haitian people through Hope Alive, a large-scale event in Port-au-Prince Friday that will include music from Christian rap and reggae artists The Ambassador, J.R., and Prodigal Son, as well as praise and worship.

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A new K-Drama Mixtape is on the way, and it is sponsored by MMA clothing line, Jesus Didn't Tap.

Over the years, K-Drama has recorded more songs than what is available to the public. However on March 16th, 2010, he will unlock the vault of his private collection of songs for the listening pleasure & edification of all who listen!

This 19 track CD includes songs that didn't fit on "Behind the Glory" "BoomBaptism" & collaboration songs that were never released by other artist. The most popular & anticipated song of this CD is his new single "Happy Happy Joy Joy" that has been performed at countless amounts of concerts & sought after by many. This is the 1st time this song is being made available.

This mixtape is sponsored by the MMA clothing line, Jesus Didn't Tap. Jason David Frank, owner of Jesus Didn't Tap was formerly the Green/White Ranger on the hit TV Series, "Power Rangers."

This compilation of unreleased K-Drama songs will be a blessing to all who own this CD. Visit www.k-dramamusic.com, or iTunes to purchase today.

For more information on Jesus Didn't Tap Clothing, visit www.jesusdidnttap.com.

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BEC RECORDINGS INKS PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW ZEALAND’S PARACHUTE MUSIC TO BRING RAPTURE RUCKUS TO THE STATES
Always on the hunt to bring new talent to their fans, BEC Recordings is partnering with New Zealand based Parachute Music to introduce the music of Rapture Ruckus to the United States in June 8, 2010. Rapture Ruckus will release their fourth project, which includes songs recorded in Nashville, TN with industry-maven Joe Baldrige (DC Talk, Family Force 5), as a part of the BEC Recordings’ partnership.

Fronted by MC Rapture (Brad Dring), Rapture Ruckus craft an arresting, original fuse of Rock laden Hip Hop, with heavy guitars and slick pop sensibilities. Honing a tight stage show over the past eight years, the band dazzles with big production and a live show that is most at home under the flashing lights of festivals and stadiums. Rapture Ruckus debuted in 2002 at New Zealand’s Parachute Festival (one of the largest music festivals in the Southern Hemisphere) breaking the event’s record for highest-selling new act. Owning the stage like veterans, their slamming show propelled Parachute Music to instantly sign the act, and they have since become a key headliner of the 25,000-strong festival.

Rapture Ruckus has continued touring, supporting bands throughout North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Already releasing three albums since their 2002 debut, and winning the 2007 New Zealand Music Award for Best Gospel Album, Rapture Ruckus is thrilled to bring their music to the United States via BEC Recordings. MC Rapture spits out gritty, honest lyrics, covering his redemption story from a broken home and substance abuse problems to an uncompromising confidence in Christ. The songs are instantly infectious (their sophomore album garnering the band five No. 1 singles), and Rapture Ruckus rile the crowd until everyone is chanting along, or at least waving their arms with the Hip Hop salute.

Rapture Ruckus releases on June 8th, 2010.

Tracklisting:
1. No Matter What
2. Tonight
3. Hold On
4. All Things New
5. I Believe
6. All We Got
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After a four-year hiatus multifaceted singer/songwriter Michelle Bonilla readies to release her sophomore studio effort entitled In Spite of Me, April 13th on RockSoul Productions.

The recent Temple University Cum Laude graduate first came on the scene with her 2006 release "Phenomenal" where her single 'Sin Ti' charted on the top 20 CHR charts.

She’s back with her producer Lee Jerkins (Out of Eden, Cross Movement) with an inspirational 16-track CD--13 full songs and three diary excerpts--with strong infusions of R&B, pop and Latin melodies featuring Jamaican gospel recording artist Chevelle Franklin, and gospel hip-hop artists Lecrae, Flame, and R-Swift. "My music is a blend of who I am culturally—urban, Latin, rock and soul," says Bonilla.

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