Cross Movement Records is pleased to announce that two of their artists, FLAME and J.R., have been nominated for song award honors at the 2009 GMA Dove Awards. FLAME and Lecrae are both nominated in the "Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song" category for the song "Joyful Noise" from FLAME's GRAMMY Award-nominated album, Our World Redeemed, while J.R. is nominated in the "Urban Recorded Song" category for the song "Not a Slave" from his latest album, Life By Stereo.
Last week we announced Ahmad (of 4th Avenue Jones) signing with Syntax Records [READ
]. Here are lyrics that Ahmad wrote from his upcoming album entitled "The Death of Me".
3NAYLZ is going to release his debut solo album A Matter of Life & Death in April 2009 through Gods Block Records. With a strong lyrical commitment and fresh attitude to ministry and music this album is definitely going to be something fresh and encouraging for supporters. Set to feature the likes of Thi'sl (116 Clique), Mark Arthur, Tony Stone, Mac the Doulos (Everyday Process) and Aussie Sensations Markia, TC, Tino and DJ Del Rey.
This summer, 116 Clique, Lecrae, Sho Baraka, Tedashii, Trip Lee and with special guest Flame is coming to your city to proclaim an important message for our generation. DON'T WASTE YOUR LIFE! Every tuesday for the next 6 weeks, Reach Records is going to release a commercial for the tour. Watch the first one now.
Many in the Christian Hip-Hop Community have witnessed the growth at Crossover via visiting services, concerts or the annual Fla.vor Fest conference. God is doing something amazing in Tampa, Florida. Just seven years ago Urban D. took the role of lead pastor with a small group of people that had a heart to impact the urban community and those influenced by hip-hop. Over the years the growth continued at a steady pace to where today they have 3 Sunday Services with over 600 people attending. Outreach
ministries, discipleship classes, small groups, leadership development, Children's and youth ministries, and many other things are all results of the solid growth that is creating true disciples of Christ at the church.
The Dove Award nominees have been announced at a press conference today at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Information Center. The GMA Dove Awards, gospel musics biggest night of the year, featuring artists from every style of gospel/Christian music coming together for a night of music and celebration, will be broadcast nationwide live on the Gospel Music Channel from 8 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on Thursday, April 23, 2009.
Jahaziel has recently filmed a short ident with BET UK. This is the beginning of a number of projects BET Networks has lined with the MOBO Award winning rapper. Incorporating with the BET brand tag line Its My Thing, Jahaziel shares his heart, his life and his love for God. The ident is an awesome opportunity to share the love of God through a man who does not compromise in his faith. He also showcases the increasing development in UK Gospel Music.
Best known for his 1994 hit "Back in the Day" and fronting the genre-busting band 4th Avenue Jones, hip-hop legend Ahmad joins the Syntax Records family. This also marks the launch of Ahmad's label, WE C.L.A.P., which stands for "We Change Lives, Attitudes & Perceptions". The San Diego-based Syntax and the rapper from South Central Los Angeles fuse together to launch a new chapter in this West Coast story.
The sister of Absent Minded (emcee from Southern California) was murdered. Please pray for the family. You can read more about it in an article in the local news
Arrow Records, an affiliate of Creflo Dollar Ministries, announces the signing of multi-talented Gospel/Hip-Hop artist Deshon Bullock, known professionally as Shonlock.