Reach Recording and artist Grammy nominated rapper Lecrae is set to release his highly anticipated mixtape Church Clothes, which will be hosted by DJ Don Cannon on May 10th Lecrae was first introduced to mainstream fans at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, where he performed with UK import songstress Estelle, Brooklyn’s Nitty Scott and French MC Saprano. Church Clothes mixtape is Lecrae’s official introduction to the mainstream audience and will feature No Malice (formerly Malice of The Clipse) and production from 9th Wonder, Bio 1-Da, S1 (Kanye, Beyonce) and Street Symphony (Reach Records, Ludacris, Gucci Mane).
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Trip Lee's latest project 'The Good Life' is still holding strong on the iTunes Hip Hop/Rap charts at #6. 2nd week sales numbers are in and Trip & Reach Records moved an impressive 6,015 units! The Good Life is currently at #2 on Billboard Gospel, #3 Billboard Christian Albums, #7 Billboard Rap Albums, and #71 Billboard 200 charts. If you haven't picked it up, do so on iTunes, AmazonMP3, or Google Play now.

There were quite a few releases this week, two of them charting in iTunes TOP Hip Hop/Rap Albums. Stephen the Levite 'The Last Missionary' peaked at #11 which you can purchase at iTunes, AmazonMP3, or Google Play. And Gideonz Army 'Mainstream' peaked at #36 which you can purchase at iTunes or AmazonMP3.

What do you think of the rise of Christian Hip Hop in the sale charts?

The debut album by Beautiful Euology, which is made up of Hip Hop veteran emcee's Braille and Odd Thomas and producer Courtland Urbano, is entitled 'Satellite Kite'. This is the official album cover designed by Anthony Benedetto. The project is being wrapped up now and should be available later this year on Humble Beast Records.

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Meet attorney Josev Brewer. Look again. Meet sintax.the.terrific: a rapper with more than twenty years experience in traditional music recording and performance. Over the last two years, Josev has devoted himself to a new enterprise. Advancements in self-recording and self-publishing now permit contemporaneous cultural and news commentary set to music. A song blog.

Today we're celebrating that hundreds of thousands if not millions of people that are hearing Christ celebrated, worshipped, praised, and taught through Hip Hop on On our SoundCloud we have
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The Dove Award for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year just went to Lecrae for "Hallelujah" produced by Geeda.
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Dove Award for Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year just went to Lecrae for "Rehab: The Overdose."

Atlanta is hosting the Dove Awards for a second time at the Fox Theatre today. Stay tuned for more updates on Rapzilla.

View the nominees here.

Viktory released 'R4' yesterday and peaked at #11 in the TOP iTunes Hip Hop/Rap Albums. Also notice Trip Lee still strong (#3 in this screenshot) after being out for a week already.

Buy 'R4' now at iTunes or AmazonMP3
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The numbers are still trickling in but it looks like Trip Lee will be sitting at #18 on the Billboard Top 200 with over 18,108 sales in the first week. This is the biggest first week in Christian Hip Hop since
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