In keeping with their boutique approach to finding and nurturing musical talent, Gotee Records has signed a deal with Flynn Adam (of L.A. Symphony), with his first two singles Such a Time and Just Dont Get It , as well as a music video for Such a Time being given the finishing touches for a Fall 2008 release via iTunes.
Fedel is back with I LIVE, the follow up to his critically acclaimed, Mixtape of the Year nominated Growing Pains. The renowned Tulsa emcee previously heard on Holy Hip Hop: Taking the Gospel to the Streets V3, DJ D-Lite Heatwave series, and Dre Murrays Manumit album, presents his debut album to be released on 11/18/08.
*This is a big deal.* Its the first time the major labels and retailers have unanimously embraced a new physical format in over 25 years. These cards play in 70 million phones in the US and a billion devices worldwide. Imagine if there were that many CD players in 1982.
The press release:The worlds four largest music companies and SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a leading seller of MP3 players and flash memory cards in the United States, today unveiled the full list of artists joining the inaugural slotMusic line-up. Starting this week, music fans can purchase slotMusic cardsmicroSD cards with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 musicfeaturing new release albums from artists like Coldplay, Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Rihanna and Robin Thicke and catalog titles from Elvis, Abba and more.
Lecrae, Zilla (Philip Rood), Tedashii at the GMA Week '08
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When everything looked like Gotee Records wasn't going to release any new hip hop albums (except the annual Hip Hope, which 2009 is planned to release!). It seems Flynn Adam of L.A. Symphony has signed with Gotee Records. Why? Gotee Records website gotee.com on the home page has "Flynn Adam Teaser" video. Check the video out.
k-Drama has been slaving in the booth lately, putting the finishing touches on his 5th studio album "BoomBaptism" "BoomBaptism" is slated to drop Dec. 9th this year and includes some very special guest features and production. But until then, you can listen to k-Drama's new single, "Air Jordan" by visiting www.myspace.com/kdrama.
The highly anticipated album from Lecrae is now the No. 1 Gospel album in the country according to Billboard's Top Gospel charts thus replacing Marvin Sapp's certified Gold "Thirst" album. The Reach Records recording artist and Dove Award Nominee released his junior album, "Rebel," on Sept 30 and immediately appeared on iTunes's Top Rap/Hip Hop Album chart in the No. 3 position just below T.I.'s "Paper Trail." "Rebel" also claimed CMTA's No. 1 position on the Top Hip Hop/R&B Album chart as well as the No. 2 position on Billboard's Top Christian & Gospel Album chart.
Urban D. and Spec recently went to Nigeria to speak at a Purpose Driven Conference. It was an incredible opportunity as they taught several workshops to a group of Nigerian pastors that gathered in the capitol city of Abuja for the conference. The host church also put on a concert at a secular theater which was filled to capacity with over 800 people. Urban D. headlined the night with a full set backed up by Spec. He also got to give a ministry spill that impacted many. There will be a full video shown at this year's Fla.vor Fest - but in the meantime check out this highlight video showing scenes from the tour.
UK hip-hop quintet GreenJade has stepped down from this year’s MOBOs Award after being nominated in the Best Gospel category. The London-based group wrote a letter to MOBOs officials to be removed from the nomination’s list. The group said its request has now been granted by officials.