One Route Entertainment continues down the road of expansion and is pleased to announce two new artists to the label. As heard on Creature Clan's single "The Light
", Calandra Williams will mark the first female artist to the
What is the motivation behind R4 (Relentless 4Ever)?
My goal is to see millions of people laboring and growing in Christ under a single idea: Be who God has called me to be.
I believe that all Christians are born with a Divine Purpose. I believe that
Hosted by Chris Chicago & JHollis, Hype Radio Fest 3 will be happening again this year on Wednesday April 18th at the Spring4th Center in Atlanta, GA. It will be a night of celebration to bring together in unity some of the biggest names in Christian Hip Hop like Flame
, J’Son, K-Drama
Xist Music announces the signing of Michigan native hip hop artist, Nate Feuerstein (pronounced Fire-stīne) also known as N.F. to a recording contract. He joins The Ambassador
, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Andalé, Jahaziel
, Yaves, and Xist label president and vocalist, Sean Simmonds to the roster. Xist will produce an EP titled “I’m Free” which is set to release April 24th. “This kid is serious”, says T. Black, CEO of Xist Music. “It’s very exciting to see the material he’s putting out.” Simmonds, who is featured on the song, “Alone” says “We want the world to hear why we are so excited about N.F.”
Clear Sight Music artist FLAME is off to a strong start with his new album, The 6th, which debuted at #1 this week on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart, while claiming the #2 spot on Billboard’s Christian Albums chart, #8 on the Rap Albums chart and #67 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The album, distributed by Central South and Infinity Music Distribution, immediately shot to #1 on iTunes’ Hip-Hop Chart
, and held court at #8 on the Top Albums Chart for the first week of release, sharing the Top 10 with albums from such chart-topping artists as Adele, Big Time Rush and Bruce Springsteen.
"Watching the album climb the charts is encouraging,” said FLAME. “Hearing about how the album is connecting with people is even more exciting."
A GRAMMY®, four-time Dove Award and two-time Stellar Award nominee, FLAME has toured the world while running his own label, Clear Sight Music. His 2010 release, Captured, shot to #1 on the Billboard Gospel Chart and to #5 on the Billboard Christian Chart.
Purchase 'The 6th'
'Live Milliyonic' the new album from Milliyon and produced by Randy “Big Ran” Hairston (Outkast, Mase, Cam’ron, V.I.C, Canton Jones
) and Brandon “Black Knight” Peavy (Lecrae
, Melinda Watts) is set to be released on June 26, 2012. The album is a true fusion of rap, pop, rock and soul with the authentic sound and feel of southern hip hop. This album sets to defy the status quo tag that in the past has unsuccessfully put Christian hip hop, R&B and pop music in one box. The first rap single, ‘A-Milliyon’, available on iTunes April 10, is an effective mission statement. Lyrically, ‘A-Milliyon’ is infectious with big bass and 808’s. The song presents the metaphor of living “milliyonic,” an effort to get the message of living for God to millions upon millions.
Xist Music announces the signing of Columbus, Ohio native Yaves to a recording contract. His mixtape, “History in Progress", to be released April 15th, will be the first of a series of mixtapes available as free downloads. His full length, debut CD on Xist Music is scheduled to release in 2013.
Excitement has been mounting ever since event promoters ‘Real Love Events’ and ‘Gospel
GenerationTT’ announced the news of Invasion concert on January 1st. With the first reveal
of Mali Music being in his first Caribbean concert…Invasion has been termed one of the
greatest Gospel events to hit the shores of this little Caribbean island of Tobago.
Christian hip-hop record label, X-Hustler Music, has recently changed it’s name to Full Ride Music Group. The owner of Full Ride Music Group, Christian hip-hop artist, Thi’sl (I Hate You, My Radio On Drugs), has not only revised the name of the company, but has also
After 11 years in the music industry and more than 575,000 albums sold, hip-hop veteran KJ-52
will be releasing his seventh studio album Dangerous on BEC Recordings on April 3. After thriving through the seamless transition between a cutting edge newcomer at the tip of the 2000s to one of today’s most respected and ambitious rap/hip-hop heroes, KJ-52
continues pushing the musical and lyrical envelope. In addition to KJ overseeing the album, it includes tag teams with producers Tedd T. (Mute Math, Delirious) and Aaron Sprinkle (Deftones, Hawk Nelson, Jeremy Camp). View the track listing here.