Braille and S1 collaborate and bring a new single titled "Frankenstein" just in time for Halloween.
Earlier this year we caught a glimpse of Braille and S1's chemistry together when they made the song "Blessed Man" on Braille's forth solo record "The IV Edition". The song quickly became a fan favorite and the idea of a collaborative album has been floating in the air ever since.
Othello and DJ Manwell previously released "the Rain System EP" in 2006 and only saw the light of day for about, 100 copies. It was used as a free promo for the first 100 pre-orders of Othello's 2007 release "Alive at the Assembly Line".
The nominations for the 24th Annual Stellar Awards were announced today from a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year
Da' T.R.U.T.H; Open Book; Cross Movement Records
FLAME; Our World Redeemed; Cross Movement Records
Frontlynaz; Game Over; Frontlynaz, Inc.
Sho Baraka; Turn My Life Up; Reach Records
Trip Lee; 20/20; Reach Records
Speak the language. It started with hip hop music, and now Reach expands its influence through biblically based media targeted at the urban culture. ReachLife Ministries is a nonprofit started to fulfill a need in the church to provide relevant training resources for the next generation.
shai linne, known as “the lowercase emcee”, has created quite a buzz in the hip-hop world through extensive touring, solid releases, guest appearances and a steady buzz over the internet. Featured on albums such as Ambassador’s The Thesis, Flame’s Rewind and Our World Redeemed, Trip Lee’s 20/20 and Reach Records 13 Letters Compilation, shai has become known for creating a style of music known as Lyrical Theology. Lyrical Theology is simply taking theological concepts and teachings and putting them in rhyme form. shai is also known in his church as serving on the worship team, as an elder and one that regularly teaches from the pulpit on Sunday morning.
Jahaziel won the MOBO Award for Best Gospel Act in London Wednesday night.
Celebrity Songwriters Carrie and David Grant presented the Holy Hip Hop recording artist with MOBO award at the star-studded ceremony. Also nominated for the award were Ekklesia, Tye Tribbett and Kirk Franklin.
"Take The City", is the long awaited sophomore album from Messenja. The album is set to release with Canton Jones new record label "Cajo Records" on January 27 2009. Messenja, songwriter and producer, brings a message of hope, motivation and inspiration to Gods people through Hip Hop.
Since debuting on Sept. 30, the album from Reach Records' recording artist Lecrae, maintains the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Gospel Album chart for the second week. Making history as the first Christian Rap album to sit in the top position, "Rebel" has ended the 18-week run of Marvin Sapp's "Thirsty," placing it in the No. 2 position while Voices' "The Ultimate Gospel Collection," CeCe Winans' "Thy Kingdom Come," and Shekinah Glory's "Jesus" complete the Top 5 positions, respectively.
3 Hip Hop albums are in the Billboard
TOP 25 Gospel Albums Chart: #1 Lecrae "Rebel" (2nd week), #17 Ambassador "The Chop Chop" (high: #6), and #24 Grits "Reiterate" (high: #16). Lecrae "Rebel" is also #92 on the Billboard 200 (was #60 last week).
After touring the world and blowing up stages with and without their L.A. Symphony crew, founding members, CookBook and UNO Mas are back with their latest musical escapade entitled "The Overflow"; a 14 song downloadable album full of tight flows, bangin' beats, and memorable guest appearances! The L.A. duo is set to release their latest work as a free downloadable file on October 14th. That's right F-R-E-E! It's available via their myspace page: www.myspace.com/cookanduno