Music City Soul were a group of brothers that were highly talented, and experienced breakers, and were also Christian. We stopped the guys after the Dove Awards 2010 performance they did with Toby Mac. Watch as they show you some moves outside of the Grand Ole Opry.
Tedashii talks about what he's been up to for the last year since he's been out of the spotlight on a hiatus. Tedashii talks about having a child and how that effected his life and marriage. Tedashii also talks about his T.Dot diet plan and weight loss, and more.
GemStones (aka Gemini), for those not familiar, gained popularity in the music industry as he came up through the ranks on Lupe Fiasco's imprint label 1st & 15th Entertainment. GemStones was featured on a few songs on each of Lupe Fiasco's hit albums 'Food & Liquor', and 'The Cool'. GemStones utilized the platform that he and Lupe built, and released his single "We On" feat. Lupe Fiasco & Pooh Bear. The song garnered a huge buzz.
Prior to GemStones album releasing in 2009, he dropped everything to follow Christ.
RZ: Most of our readers are probably not familiar with you, so to kick it off, if you can just introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about yourself, your childhood, background, etc.
GS: I grew up on the south side of Chicago. I go by the name of GemStones, formerly known as Gemini. My government name is Demarco Castle. I was signed to Lupe Fiasco's label, 1st & 15th Entertainment. I've been rapping and singing my entire life.
S: So how do you think people can get to know the Lord or what He wants more than just going to a church and hearing a pastor talk about it?
R: People need to understand what they’re reading in their Bibles. People need to know how to interpret. When it talks about Jonah being in the whale, in the belly of the beast, does it literally mean Jonah was in a beast? Was in the whale? Or does it mean that we go through times in our lives where we feel isolated and alone? Where we feel swallowed up by the hardships of life?