UPDATE: Rapzilla reached out to FLAME and Katy Perry but both declined to comment.
UPDATE 2: Check out FLAME's DJ response with song comparison here.

This morning STLtoday.com reported, Christian hip-hop musicians from St. Louis and elsewhere sued pop singer Katy Perry, Capitol Records and others in federal court here Tuesday, claiming that Perry’s song “Dark Horse” ripped off their 2008 song. The suit says that Perry and her co-writers infringed the copyright of the Christian song “Joyful Noise” and have exploited and profited from its use. Add a comment
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Phanatik, a Christian Hip Hop pioneer and founding member of the two time Grammy nominated group The Cross Movement, is scheduled to release his 4th solo project entitled, The Art of Battle Rap: Puns and Punchlines, Vol. 1 on July 8th.

“I remember a time when Christian Rap had that same feel. Each song was like watching a title bout where God’s glory was on the line and each listener was forced to deal with his/her own ethical opposition to God’s universal claims”, said Phanatik. Add a comment
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Andy Mineo just shot the music video for his popular song "You Can't Stop Me" from his new EP 'Never Land'. MTV News was on set, "The whole video has this kind of funny, cheesy, animated feel to it'," Mineo told MTV News. Add a comment



Swoope has recently shot a music video from his upcoming album 'Sinema' in Philadelphia, the title of the song has yet to be revealed. The video will feature fellow WLAK and Collision Records artist Christon Gray, who earlier this year released his 2nd studio solo album, School of Roses. Add a comment
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SPZRKT, a member of the STRT TRBL crew, has just announced via Instagram the title and date of release for a new single. SPZRKT, who has collaborated with the likes of Tedashii, Social Club, Thisl and more, is set to drop his new single entitled "Share the World" on July 8th. Add a comment
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Professional sports are known for their intensity. Whether its running up and down a basketball court for hours at a time or being pummeled into the ground by a lineman who might be twice your size, being a professional athlete is intense.

Hip Hop might be comparable in intensity. Pressure comes with the job. Pressure to release your new project on time, pressure to align your art with the labels vision, pressure to make sure that your music impacts each listener in a unique way. Add a comment
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Gotee Records is thrilled to announce the RIAA Gold certification of Grits "Ooh Ahh" ft. TobyMac single surpassing the 500,000 thresholds with downloads. This certification ushers historical stats as Grits is the only Christian Hip Hop/Rap artist to earn Gold single certification. Add a comment
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R&B soul singer Mali Music released his sophomore album "Mali Is" on Tuesday to a rousing response by his faithful fans. The project performed well, peaking at #1 on the iTunes and Amazon R&B charts. It also placed #7 on the iTunes overall albums and #5 on overall on Amazon. Add a comment
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