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21
May 2008


On Friday night in Royal Brougham Pavilion, Portland-based rappers Jelani "G-Natural" Greenidge and Jaamar "J-MAC" McKelvey, rapping about breakfast cereal, received enthusiastic applause from 150 attendees.

As hip-hop crew "The Iccsters," they performed during the fifth annual Night of Beats, including the song "Cereal," which features rhymes about rap skills and a relationship with Christ using cereal metaphors:

"The love of God compels me to move / and kind of like Kix, he's kid-tested and mother-approved. / So strong, you don't need to spike it / and makes Life so good even Mikey likes it."

During their set, Greenidge said that some people still think that being a "Christian rapper" is a contradiction, almost like being a "Christian porn producer."

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21
May 2008

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The honorees for the 2009 Holy Hip Hop Awards have been announced: LG Wise, Young Prayzr, IROCC, S.O.M., D-M.A.U.B., Gospel Gangstaz, The Great Commission, Danny "D-Boy" Rodriguez (posthumous), Legacy, XROSS, Dice Gamble, and Christafari.
Ambassador Award: Kurtis Blow Walker and Josh Niemyjski (of Sphere of Hip Hop and illect Recordings).

The Award Ceremony will be taking place January 16-17, 2009, at Earthlink Live Arena in downtown Atlanta, GA.

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20
May 2008

Written by Philip Rood   

The Carriers of the Cross new music video is exclusively on Rapzilla for the World Premiere
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20
May 2008

Trip Lee's new album 20/20 is out today in stores! The album is already in the iTunes TOP 10 Hip Hop/Rap Albums. We first announced at 10:30AM ET that he was at #8 now as of 12:17PM ET he's #4!

Buy Trip Lee on Trip Lee - 20/20

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16
May 2008

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An article about Christian Hip Hop in the Washington Times. 

Good luck trying to tell 30-year-old Emanuel Lambert Jr., known to his listeners as Da' T.R.U.T.H. , that hip-hop is dead — that record sales within the music genre are slumping and its reputation is sagging because of its perceived penchant for bling, breasts and blow.

Mr. Lambert still believes in the power of hip-hop culture and still believes in its ability to uplift. He has faith — quite literally.

For the past six years, Mr. Lambert — known to his listeners as Da' T.R.U.T.H. — has made a living writing, recording and performing rap songs that riff on God and the Scriptures, not gats and spinners. The Grammy-nominated emcee is one of a growing number of Christian artists who have chosen to express themselves through hip-hop music and dance.

The people pushing so-called "holy hip-hop" are diverse. They're white, black, older, younger, well-to-do and strapped for cash. Most, but not all, are born-again.

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16
May 2008

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Phanatik's new music video "Show' Em Off" off his album "Crimes & Consequences" is out.

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15
May 2008

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Manafest will drop a new album entitled "Citizens Actic" with BEC Recordings on June 24 2008. Manafest told us in Nashville during the GMA's that this album will have more Hip Hop then the previous releases and of course some Hard Rock that the Japanese love him for.



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14
May 2008

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The Arizona Republic interviewed Sinbad and take a look at this Q&A:

Q: What would fans be surprised to find on your iPod?
A: I've got three of them, and it runs the gamut. There's always some funk, some jazz fusion, some jazz-funk, some rockers that can really throw down. There's a lot of hip-hop Christian rap on there, too. I don't know if that would surprise people. What would surprise people?



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14
May 2008

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DJ Wade-O, of The Wade Radio Show, recently collaborated with Christian Rap artist Oppose to introduce his Powerhouse Mixtape Series via the release of a FREE download of some of Oppose’s hottest tracks.

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12
May 2008

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From Grammy nominated and Stellar award winning Mr. Del, comes the fourth album in the Holy South series from the Christian rap group in the South; Mr. Del Presents: “Holy South, Supremacy.”

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