On February 25th Braille and S1 will be embarking on a month long tour visiting cities in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. The duo will be celebrating their new record "CloudNineteen" and also putting their mission statement into action. Over the course of 30 days they will be performing at an eclectic line up of venues and facilities. One thing that makes this tour so unique is that the majority of the shows are free and catered towards an all ages audience. Another bonus of the tour is that Braille and S1 will be handing out free copies of their new album "CloudNineteen" to everyone in attendance at their shows.
DJ I Rock Jesus is putting together a mix CD called "One Accord." He has big plans for this CD. He is currently taking submissions for the CD. I Rock Jesus comments "God is not looking for the best HE IS LOOKING FOR OBEDIENCE!" submit your track to:
Sean Slaughter is currently shooting his new music video for "Flesh Killa" with J.R. (of Cross Movement Records). "Ani-Mation" is the one clue we have from Sean Slaughter according to his twitter update. Stay tuned on Rapzilla for more details. Buy his latest album "Man on Fire" at Qualityjunk.com
Veteran Hip-Hop artist, Tre9 out of Houston, TX is releasing his latest project, The Farmer on the 10 year old label, Much Luvv Records March 31st 2009. This southern styled hip-hop album features some of the biggest names in hip-hop: Pettidee, Shei Atkins, Ras (aka Lil Raskull), B.B. Jay, Lil Keke, and Big Pokey which shows the unifying heart that Tre9 has to bring artists together to spread a positive message to the masses.
As we reported a few weeks ago, Urban D. and the folks at Crossover Church in Tampa, FL had a "HUSTLE" day on Sunday Feb. 8th, 2009. The promotion was to attend any of the 3 Sunday services to hear a message about how we all "push, hustle, and grind" in life. All members and guests would receive the new Urban D. "HUSTLE" EP (which includes remixes, a cappella's, and instrumentals... plus an enhanced feature with the new "HUSTLE" music video - this will soon be available for download on iTunes with a digital booklet and the Hustle music video).
Reach Records is selling a megaphone from Trip Lee's music video "Real Vision" with a bunch of bonuses on eBay. This is your chance to own a piece of Christian Hip Hop history. All proceeds from this auction go to benefit ReachLife MInistries.
Braille is spending the week at Syntax Studios recording his next solo record titled Audibly Enhanced Dreams. Braille says "I know that sounds crazy, but basically I will be touring non-stop for 3 or 4 months so I figured I should at-least lay down the foundation for my next record so that I have time to analyze it and make it RIGHT for a potential FALL release on Syntax Records later this year (God willing).
We got an exclusive picture for you of Braille in San Diego.
Believin Stephen's new free project called The Perseverance Mixtape will be released on Rapzilla on February 17, 2009. This "mixtape" is actually more like a full free album (all exclusives) with 19 tracks on it including plenty of conceptual songs dealing with the topic of perseverance. Hip-hop fans will be pleased with the beats on this project as they have a gritty east coast underground vibe.
On the heels of Brailles success in landing the theme song for the NBA Live 2009 trailer and Miami Heats own Dwayne Wades fifth consecutive All-Star game appearance, Rawsrvnt releases Watch Out Boy the unofficial Miami Heat anthem geared to fire up any South Florida Miami Heat fan routing to see their boys win another championship.