UPDATE: THIS STORY WAS SUBMITTED BY WYLDBILL, HOLY SOUTH TOLD US THE INFO IS NOT ACCURATE! THIS STORY IS FICTION
The young rap artist WyldBill, will be working on new music for Mr. Del's new record label under Universal. Three weeks ago at the Memphis, TN's "Indie Revolution Conference," which featured artists, producers, engineers, and CEOs, such as: Ben Washer of Reach Records, WyldCard (producer for Chris Brown and Mariah Carey), DJ Toomp (Kanye West).
Flavor Fest is hosted by Crossover Church which was included in Outreach Magazine's top 25 Innovative Churches in both 2007 and 2008. If you are a pastor, youth pastor, church leader or artist that has a passion to reach the multi-cultural hip-hop generations - this conference is where you need to be!
Rapzilla will be there, and founder Philip Rood will do a workshop on the Artist Track Friday morning about "The Secrets to Promote and Market Your Music Online." If you are there say hi, if not start planning for next year. One of the best Christian Hip Hop events of the nation!
This digital-only single features Ohmega Watts teaming up with Lex Records recording artist Jneiro Jarel (Shape Of Broad Minds) and sees their Eyes and Ears collab get an exclusive remix by Clutchy Hopkins.
Othello and DJ Manwell previously released "the Rain System EP" in 2006 and only saw the light of day for about, 100 copies. It was used as a free promo for the first 100 pre-orders of Othello's 2007 release "Alive at the Assembly Line".
The nominations for the 24th Annual Stellar Awards were announced today from a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year Da' T.R.U.T.H; Open Book; Cross Movement Records FLAME; Our World Redeemed; Cross Movement Records Frontlynaz; Game Over; Frontlynaz, Inc. Sho Baraka; Turn My Life Up; Reach Records Trip Lee; 20/20; Reach Records
3 Hip Hop albums are in the Billboard TOP 25 Gospel Albums Chart: #1 Lecrae "Rebel" (2nd week), #17 Ambassador "The Chop Chop" (high: #6), and #24 Grits "Reiterate" (high: #16). Lecrae "Rebel" is also #92 on the Billboard 200 (was #60 last week).
*This is a big deal.* Its the first time the major labels and retailers have unanimously embraced a new physical format in over 25 years. These cards play in 70 million phones in the US and a billion devices worldwide. Imagine if there were that many CD players in 1982.
The press release:The worlds four largest music companies and SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a leading seller of MP3 players and flash memory cards in the United States, today unveiled the full list of artists joining the inaugural slotMusic line-up. Starting this week, music fans can purchase slotMusic cardsmicroSD cards with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 musicfeaturing new release albums from artists like Coldplay, Katy Perry, Leona Lewis, Rihanna and Robin Thicke and catalog titles from Elvis, Abba and more.