Urban Christian artist Von Wons next album, All-American Felon, will be recorded for the mainstream Def Vibe rap label and distributed through Warner Bros./Asylum Records. This puts Von Won in a category with only a select few Christian hip hop artists (B.B. Jay and Mr. Del come to mind) whose music and ministry garnered enough interest from a secular company willing to invest in their work.
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'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be' by DeepSpace5 (members: manCHILD and Dust of Mars Ill fame, Playdough, Sev Statik, Beat Rabbi, Freddie Bruno, Sivion, sintax.the.terrific, Manwell?, and Listener) will be released on Mega Royal Records, April 27th, 2010. Here is the first single and video from the album called From The Outside
The UK just had the famous GL Live tour VI featuring Richie Righteous, Mali Music, Tunday, Lola Godheld, TP, and Husky. Richie Righteous brings back a 4 part youtube documentary about his trip. Check it out!
In the midst of the immense tragedy which has occurred in Haiti, 40 South Florida artists have joined forces with The 2819 Group (LMOI) & World Vision to bring you Haiti: Revive. A corporate effort done in hopes of providing aid to the hurting country. 27 records fused with Hip Hop, R&B, Neo Soul, Latin, Reggae, and even a tradition Haitian Kompa. The compilation is music for a great cause. "We might not have a lot of money, but we do have God given talents that we will use to provide some type of help to those hurting" - Cheno Lyfe (Miami Artist). The album will be available for download at online sites with a donation of which 100% will go to relief efforts in Haiti.
Along with the album, a hand full of the artists will embark on a 7 city Tour in the State of Florida.
Rapzilla got the new album cover and tracklisting first, so here it is. 'Fingerprints' releases 3/30/10.
2. Neva Lay Low
3. Fly Away
5. Boom Box
6. Let Me Live
7. Sky's Not the Limit ft. Eddienigma
9. Shorty's Lost ft. G-Styles
10. Why's It Gotta Be So Hard
11. Blow Your Whistle
12. My Beat Go ft. G-Stlyes
14. I Hope
15. Save Me
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Sho Baraka New Single Tells The World "We Can Be More"
ATLANTA - Bursting on the hip-hop scene with a myriad of awesome beats, thought-provoking introspective lyrics and poignant messages is Sho Baraka of Reach Records. This conscious lyricist has just released his awe inspiring single entitled "We Can Be More" featuring balladeer J.R. This track is deeper than what first meets the ear. It conveys the message that love goes beyond the contemporary view of lust and selfishness. Sho takes you on a lyrical journey down the path of love, which we all have traveled. In this song Sho exposes how love is abused, misunderstood and sometimes even ignored and encourages listeners to seek authentic love. "We Can Be More" Sho Baraka clarion call, steps up to the plate and challenges men to rise, to accept and respect true love.
New Christian hip-hop artist Cadet from London UK, will have his first single "Realise" released via iTunes on 1st March 2010. This will be followed in due course by an EP. He released his music video last month which has been buzzing. Expect a video interview from Rapzilla.
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Dedicated Music Group Artists Mr. Del and Mali Music Garner 2010 Dove Award Nominations!
The Gospel Music Association announced the final nominees for the 41st GMA Dove Awards. Dedicated Music Group, Inc. artists Mr. Del and Mali Music both garnered nominations. These are the first music award nominations the 2-year old rising indie label has received. The Memphis, TN based Urban and Hip Hop label is distributed through Universal Music Christian Group and has accomplished many accolades in its first year of releases.