What started out as some whispers is finally confirmed to be true. Lecrae and producer Zaytoven are putting out an album together. The Reach Records captain confirmed this earlier today with a video on his Instagram. He deleted everything off of his account except for the video. “This is D-Day, this is day one,” he says. “I’ve worked with producers, but never let’s both of us get together and make a project. Then it hit me, Zaytoven.” When you love God and Trap music…… A post shared by lecrae (@lecrae) on May 22, 2018 at 7:02am PDT For a while, […]
Christian hip-hop artist Illtalian held it down for the culture as he took home the award for Best Hip-Hop Album at The 41st Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards. The awards show is the Hawaiian equivalent of the Grammy Awards. It took place in Honolulu on Saturday night, May 19. Illtalian is from the island of Kauai, and he was the only one to win from the island and the first rapper to do so. “To win the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for ‘Best Rap Album of the Year’ was surreal, like a dream come true,” said Illtalian. “To be honest, I didn’t think it would […]
UK Rapper Guvna B released his album Hands Are Made for Working today. On day one of its releases, it has reached No. 2 on the iTunes UK Hip-Hop album charts. Going back to bed. pic.twitter.com/XAvfDXaVje — Guvna B (@GuvnaB) May 18, 2018 Hands are Made for Working is a phrase Guvna’s father used to say. This album is a tribute to fatherhood and specifically to his father, who died suddenly in 2017. Tracklist: Carry On ft. Samm Henshaw Heart of a King Been Hustlin’ (Black Del Boy) Everyday Cast Your Cares All I Ever Wanted ft. Martin Smith Interlude: How Long ft. […]
Last week nobigdyl. announced his new album on Instagram. Last night, he dropped the final pieces to the puzzle – the album name and cover. Solar will be arriving in our ears on June 15th. The cover is the above picture but with his name and the album name at the bottom. This project will be his debut with Capitol Records. SOLAR, an album by nobigdyl. 6.15 pic.twitter.com/wH3SvhMl5M — nobigdyl. (@nobigdyl) May 18, 2018 Preorder the album on iTunes or Amazon. nobigdyl. Tracklist: anime block me back bad motives ft. Medisin cordial ft. Weathrman twenty eighteen pressure ft. John Givez be a […]
It’s no secret that professional wrestler AJ Styles loves Christian hip-hop. Way before he was retaining his heavyweight title on April 8th, “The Phenomenal One” was bumping CHH in 97. That’s when his wife gave him a tape by DJ Dove. Since then, he has taken the music with him wherever he goes. “My community’s in my Christian rap music,” Styles told RELEVANT Magazine. “Church doesn’t have to be a place. When you’re around other Christians, you can get excited about Jesus together, therefore you worship as a church together. We can be anywhere at church. I can worship in my […]
J. Nolan released a free download of his track “Want the Real.” It features JGivens and is off his album Rise of ATLantis. “It’s about my upbringing in the city of Atlanta since settling here in 1998,” he said. “All my trials and tribulations, ongoing struggles with my faith, social commentaries, etc went into this project.” Listen to J. Nolan below: Download it here.
Tedashii released yet another single from his upcoming Never Fold project. “Gotta Live” featuring Jordan Feliz is the next single from the album. Listen below: Purchase and stream the track here. Tedashii’s other four singles are “Way Up,” “Messenger,” “Splash,” and “Smile.” On February 20, the rapper announced that he had become a Goodwill Ambassador for Smile Train. They are an international children’s charity that provides doctors around the world resources to perform cleft lip and cleft palate repair surgery, along with comprehensive care. The partnership aims to raise money for the organization. It also raises awareness of the social and […]
Will Kellum released his track “Honest Truth” featuring Norman Kellum for free download. “This song is basically about social trends, media corruption, and identity crisis. It ultimately ruins the image and truth God has painted and spoke over our lives,” Kellum said. “In my song ‘Honest Truth’ I shed some light on these things. I’m just hoping to make an impact with this message to seek truth and truth only.” Listen below:
Deane Walden dropped his single “Sauced Up” off of his project of the same name. The track features Juju, Joey Vantes, and Beacon Light. Walden used to be part of hip-hop group Switchin Lanes. Listen below: Purchase or stream here.
Steven Malcolm released a music video for his song “Been There.” Jacob Henley was the producer of the video. Watch below: Purchase or stream the song here. Malcolm will release his followup to The Second City Part 1 with Part 2. The second part of the four-part series will arrive on June 8th. The EP resumes Malcolm’s biographical journey that began with his father’s deportation and separation. It then follows his painful childhood and teenage years. He ultimately finds himself with Jesus.