Reconcile: Showing gangsters how to live like Jesus
Rapzilla recently filmed a mini-documentary in Third Ward, Houston, where hip-hop artist Ronnie "Reconcile" Lillard has heavily invested in a "missional community" with fellow rapper Corey Paul the church Resurrection Houston over the years.
JuiceBanger$ of COBRA to produce complete 'Freshmen 2016' LP
Rapzilla is thrilled to announce that JuiceBanger$, the newest member of COBRA Music Group, will produce each track on our Freshmen 2016 album, a compilation of songs by members of our 2016 Freshman class.
Andy Mineo, Trip Lee & more to appear at Legacy 2016
Many familiar faces — including Andy Mineo, Trip Lee, Thabiti Anyabwile, Jackie Hill Perry, Propaganda and Thi'sl — will minister at the 10th anniversary of Legacy Conference this summer in Chicago.
Christian Hip-Hop Responds to Mainstream Music's New Gospel
A few weeks ago we posted an article that addressed the growing trend of mainstream music’s fixation of doing “gospel music.” This time around, we asked a set of questions to a mixed bag of artists within Christian hip-hop to gauge their thoughts on the topic.
Just like hip-hop has artistic legends in the game, hip-hop also has O.G.’s in the form of personnel who push the craft forward. Josh Niemyjski of Sphere of Hip-Hip and Tim Trudeau of Syntax Creative spoke to Rapzilla about various topics regarding Christian hip-hop.
Levi Hinson released a new single "Pro Rappers" from his upcoming album Faceless for free. The self-produced cypher style track features Drew Famous, Louie Free, and Sam Stan. Levi is set to release his new album on April 15.
A couple days before Easter Sunday, UK Christian hip-hop artist Guvna B dropped a music video for "Nothing But The Blood," featuring award winning Gospel artist Deitrick Haddon. The single is from Guvna B's latest album Secret World released in November.
Stephen Curry finally explained the reason he left NIKE’s shoe offer on the table in favor of Under Armour in his own words. Many of the rumors circled around NIKE being against Curry’s Christianity, and that simply was not true.
2012 Rapzilla Freshman T-Word has chosen to don a new alias, theBoyWord, and with the change he has released a new EP single called "100 (Hunnid)." The track is his first original in 4 years and is produced by fellow STL native and long-time collaborator D-Hood.
Denver, CO emcee Paradox and Illect Recordings' producer Imperial release "Some Nights," featuring nobigdyl., Cataphant, and P.A.T. Junior, the first single from their upcoming joint project. On the track the artists offer a series of glimpses into humanity's daily ups and downs.
Earlier this month there was a “Christians in the Arts” event at Columbia University, and emcee Andy Mineo was part of the panel that addressed the students. It was here that Mineo offered some more insight to his “Christian rap is corny” quote that stirred up controversy last year.
On our 14th episode of Rapzilla.com Live with Chris Chicago, we give you the latest news with our "What's Poppin'" segment and an interview with Ki'Shon Furlow, the newest signee to Collision Records who recently released his label debut EP Voices.