As the current generation of the most influential Christian hip-hop artists rocked the stage at The Legacy
Conference this summer, the man just to the right of me rubbed his chin and nodded approvingly.
He looked like a proud father.
As a member of Cross Movement - the group that has arguably had the biggest influence on the current
crop of Christian hip-hop artists – Phanatik’s legacy of “sparking a holy culture” lives on today through
the current batch of Christ-centered emcees.
These days, the Philly-born, Christian hip-hop pioneer still has his pen and pad in hand, putting out heat
for the Christian hip-hop community. Only these days it’s in book form.
Phanatik recently released his second fictional work, City of Allegory Book II: The Handy-man’s Fix,
which is the follow-up to the original book, City of Allegory. Both are self-published and available at