In a star-studded, full category of nominees ranging from Trip Lee to Manafest, the votes are in; and Lecrae has won the Dove award for the Best Hip Hop/Rap Album of the Year for his 2012 standout release, Gravity.
Lecrae has won the 2013 Dove Award in the category of "Hip Hop/Rap Song of the Year". The award is for the Heat Academy produced single "Tell The World
" featuring Mali Music from his latest Grammy Award winning album 'Gravity'. Also nominated were label-mates Andy Mineo (Caught Dreaming), Trip Lee (I'm Good), and Da' T.R.U.T.H. (Hope) and Group 1 Crew (Dangerous).
Watch Lecrae's acceptance speech for this award here
Lecrae is also nominated for "Hip Hop/Rap Album of the Year" and "Artist of the Year" at this year's Dove Awards.
The tracklisting and production credits for Jahaziel's upcoming album 'Heads Up,' releasing Novemeber 19, 2013 on Xist Music.
Canon's debut album 'Mad Haven' is rising up the charts after being released today. The album is currently placed at #4 on iTunes' Top Hip-Hop/Rap Albums chart and #26 Overall.
44th Annual GMA Dove Awards is excited to announce a new partnership with Top Christian Hip Hop Website, Rapzilla.com. Rapzilla’s participation and sponsorship speaks to the continuing unity and diversity that the GMA seeks to promote among genres.
Founded in 2003 by Philip Rood, Rapzilla is consistently the strongest voice for Christian Hip Hop in the genre. By providing quality coverage, the online destination has acted as a strategic catalyst for the growth of this budding movement. The site provides exclusive interviews, articles and features for such past Dove nominees as Lecrae, Tedashii, Trip Lee, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Flame, Andy Mineo and others.
Christian Hip Hop veteran FLAME released his seventh studio album 'Royal Flush' on the first of this month. Billboard charts are in showing it at #11 Rap Albums, #9 Christian Albums, #2 Gospel Albums, and #108 on the Top 200. 'Royal Flush' debuted at #4 on iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap chart and peaked at #3. Purchase 'Royal Flush' on iTunes
Watch our interview
with FLAME explaining the concept of Royal Flush.
For the second time this year, the Reach Records front man will be performing on BET's top rated video show 106 & Park.
Rapzilla has confirmed that Lecrae will be premiering a new song for his performance set to air on Oct 18th.
According to a press release, Gospel Gangstaz are scheduled to released their next LP entitled 'Defenders of the Faith' on November 5, 2013. The album will include fourteen tracks, including the first single "Walk With Me
" which is available on iTunes