Influential and young, the hip-hop community lost another member of its community. XXXTENTACION was shot and killed yesterday in his vehicle. There are many allegations of domestic abuse and assault against XXX. Deemed a controversial figure in music, he still maintained a high level of respect with his music. Regardless of where you stand on his life and death, clearly a lot of people were impacted by his work. Much of Christian hip-hop had strong feelings about the news. Lecrae: nobigdyl.: i put my message in my song and pray that you are blessed @xxxtentacion idk what to say. — nobigdyl. (@nobigdyl) June […]
Throughout history, God has taken horrible situations and turned them around into beautiful redemption stories. The same holds true today, even in the south of London. The BBC Radio 1Xtra YouTube documentary follows the prodigal son journey of Enrique, a pastor at SPAC (Salvation Proclaimers Anointed Church) Nation church in London. It focuses on how drill music is utilized to attracted gang members to Christ, and the impact the church has had in the United Kingdom. If someone would have told Enrique seven years ago that he would become a pastor, “I wouldn’t believe it.” Growing up, Enrique lived the […]
Rapzilla.com gets a ton of music submissions throughout the week, so we thought it’d be cool to introduce you to some of them. These artists consistently submit quality music and deserve more love on Spotify. The following list is of rappers that have less than 500 followers or 10,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. David Prxnce 13 Followers (80 Monthly Listeners) David Prxnce is one of the newer artists on this list. He recently released his album Encourage Vol. 1 for a Rapzilla Listening Session. YP aka Young Paul 70 followers (Monthly Listeners 383) YP aka Young Paul has been grinding it out for […]
Time flies, especially in the music world, and if you could believe it, 2008 was 10 years ago! You know what else happened 10 years ago? The following 20 Christian Hip-Hop Albums on this list were released. 2008 was a great year for Christian Hip-Hop. In fact, so much was released that we were able to put together a top 20 list. Some of the names are familiar, some of them, not as much, but all of them were impactful. Be sure to let us know in the comments which one was your favorite. Top 20 Christian Hip-Hop Albums of […]
Lecrae and Zaytoven just announced they will be releasing a joint album soon. Many of our readers were either: A.) Upset Lecrae was working with a “secular” producer B.) Never heard of him Well, wouldn’t you know, Zaytoven is trying to impact the culture with a lot more than his beats. He’s a Christian who is using his “God-given gifts” to try and reach the world. A short documentary was made about Zaytoven that explores this more. *Shout out to Twitter user @Sunbash for showing us this video. Watch the Zaytoven documentary below: “When I was young I started playing music […]
Lecrae and Zaytoven just dropped their much-anticipated collaboration album, Let the Trap Say Amen. The joint project earned the pair a debut at No. 2 on the iTunes Hip-Hop Albums chart. They are also No. 7 overall on the Top 100 Albums Chart. Lecrae and Zaytoven Tracklist: 1. Get Back Right 2. Preach 3. 2 Sides of the Game ft. Kso Jaynes & Waka Flocka Flame 4. Plugged In 5. Holy Water 6. Blue Strips 7. Only God Can Judge Me 8. Yet 9. I Can’t Lose ft. 24hrs 10. Switch ft. ShySpeaks 11. Can’t Block It 12. Fly Away ft. […]
Sevin drops his third single “Beam Me Up” from his album Rather Die then Deny. The album just dropped today. Watch Sevin Below: ; The album features God Over Money Artists Datin, K. Allico, and Jered Sanders, along with guest appearances by Gemstones, Illuminate, & more. Sevin Tracklist: 1. Intro 2. Funk Paddle ft. SevinDuce 3. Refine Me Feat. Jered Sanders 4. Beam Me Up 5. Savage ft. Datin, Gemstones, and K. Allico 6. Ovadose 7. Radar 8. Stronger 9. Wounds of a Friend Feat. Marcel Jackson 10. Sin 11. If You With Me ft. Zaydok 12. Neva Seen (Interlude) […]
Xay Hill grabbed his buddies Jordan Ramble and Kevi Morse to drop the track “Moving with the Bass.” “Sometimes we need to just relax and trust God and just move in his will. Just know that he knows the plans for our life so we shouldn’t stress as much as we do just move with the bass,” said Hill. The song is from the upcoming project Red Ranger pt. 2. June 29th is the release date. Listen to Xay Hill Below: Purchase or stream here.