More than 300 people participated in The New Conspirators Conference last week that brought together hip-hoppers, community workers, and mainline pastors who all were looking for new ways to connect the new generation with Jesus Christ.
Attendees were greeted with an urban atmosphere Saturday morning when rap and hip-hop gospel songs were shared for worship at the conference. Ohmega Watts, a Christian hip-hop producer and vocalist, sang while two people were break dancing behind him, according to conference attendee Jonathan Brink in his blog.Click here to read the article
Records is pleased to announce that two of their artists, Da' T.R.U.T.H. and J.R., have been nominated for a 2008 GMA Award in the category of "Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song" for the song "Who Am I?" (featuring Tye Tribbett) from Da' T.R.U.T.H.'s GRAMMY Award-nominated album Open Book.
Following the 2007 release of his most recent studio album, The Yearbook, Christian hip-hop artist ended the year with television placement and began the new with a CCM Readers Choice award and two Dove nominations leading into upcoming dates on the Cross the Line Superchic[k] tour.
The logic was that by selling crack cocaine to his mother Woodbridge resident Christian Love would keep her off the streets and safe. "Streetwise, I've sold drugs since I was 9," said Love, who was raised in Washington, D.C. His mother, Melody Love, who now lives in Capitol Heights, Md., has been a crack addict since he was a child, Love said.
The story has a happy ending.
On March 2, Love, now a full-time Christian rapper, celebrated the release of his first album, "The Awakening." It was also his birthday and marked the first year his mother has been off drugs.
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Music has provided the means for George Moss to communicate on a number of fronts. And with last week's release of his first solo CD, the Grand Rapids native has yet another outlet to display his passion for expressions of faith.
"It wasn't so much the music itself, why I got into it," Moss, 25, said from his Kentwood home. "It was an opportunity to grow and share my faith from that platform."
His new CD, "All or Nothing," is a collection of original Christian rap/hip-hop grooves -- produced with a host of local talent -- that already has generated a hit song. Click here to read the article
DonnaJean Records has signed the Christian Hip-Hop artist DPB. His first album, "Re-Identity", will be released world-wide in March 2008 in retail stores and on all major digital download outlets.
will release a new album, entitled 20/20, with Reach Records on May 20th 2008. That's all the info we have, besides the album cover is amazing!
The Buzz is building as 2 time Grammy Award Nominee "Fresh I.E." has announced the release of his new album titled; "Lockjaw." The new album, marks the first full length release since previously Grammy nominated CD, "Truth has Fallen in the Streez", which hit stores in 2005.
Records is pleased to announce that today, March 4, 2008, marks the release of Our World: Redeemed, gospel hip-hop artist FLAME's fourth album. The project is the second installment in FLAME's two-part audio novel and the sequel to his album Our World: Fallen, which released April 17, 2007, to rave reviews. The two-part album series captures the story of FLAME befriending a non-believer and pointing him to the cross of Christ, while examining the fallen condition of the world.
The HCR family of websites is pleased to announce an exciting new service available to professional DJs and media outlets who promote Christian Hip Hop and R&P music. The Holy Culture Record Pool is a resource for indie artists and record labels. Subscribers to the pool will have access to the newest Christian Hip Hop, R&P, and Electronica recordings and will be able to break these releases to the masses.