Meet KB and Natalie Lauren’s protégé: Joseph Solomon
“I was about to sign to Frontline as their first singer last year, but then KB jumped in and was like, ‘I would love to take you on as an artist.’”
Video Interview: Sonny and Marcos of P.O.D. vent about Christian art
P.O.D. is not a Christian rock band, guitarist Marcos Curiel told Rapzilla. But it's been labeled Christian much of its two-decade-plus existence, so he and lead vocalist Sonny Sandoval have unique perspectives on making mainstream music as Christians.
Exclusive Free EP: Butta P - The Coronation
One of the most highly-anticipated projects of the year, download Butta P's solo debut now.
Why Christon Gray declined major mainstream labels for Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul
Christon Gray had options. Four record labels courted the versatile artist after his departure from Collision Records, according to his management, Tom Drawer. Three of those labels were mainstream.
We keep hearing from web/tech gurus about how empowered artists are in the internet age, but yet, the numbers just don’t add up. It’s also ironic that tech bloggers like to promote the idea of “touring and t-shirts” as a solution to the
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KJ-52 is, quite possibly, Christian hip-hop’s most polarizing figure. Some may not like his music or the way he presents it, but if you’re a Christian, it’s hard to argue with his heart for proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ. His new album’s title, Dangerous, makes it obvious that he’s willing to take risks for that purpose.
As is fairly common on a KJ-52 album, Dangerous is a mixture of styles and techniques. Every song on the album, whether it be rap/rock (“Face Melt”), electropop (“It’s Goin’ Down”), a more traditional hip-hop sound (“Do the Bill Cosby”) or even an adult contemporary sound (“Dangerous”), every song is shot through with the KJ-52 sensibility that’s been there since 7th Avenue and Collaborations. His quirky and self-deprecating sense of humor combines with his particular style of evangelism is the basis of a familiar recipe that will please long-time fans.
If you want to listen to the radio or watch or read a newspaper you have A LOT of choices ... right? You can watch MTV, BET, CMT, NBC, ABC, ESPN, CNN, HBO, Nick Jr., etc. That sounds like a lot of choices when flipping through the channels on TV. Do you notice that most of the shows are the same concepts, just with
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