As we reported a few weeks ago, Urban D. and the folks at Crossover Church in Tampa, FL had a "HUSTLE" day on Sunday Feb. 8th, 2009. The promotion was to attend any of the 3 Sunday services to hear a message about how we all "push, hustle, and grind" in life. All members and guests would receive the new Urban D. "HUSTLE" EP (which includes remixes, a cappella's, and instrumentals... plus an enhanced feature with the new "HUSTLE" music video - this will soon be available for download on iTunes with a digital booklet and the Hustle music video).
Reach Records is selling a megaphone from Trip Lee's music video "Real Vision" with a bunch of bonuses on eBay. This is your chance to own a piece of Christian Hip Hop history. All proceeds from this auction go to benefit ReachLife MInistries.
Braille is spending the week at Syntax Studios recording his next solo record titled Audibly Enhanced Dreams. Braille says "I know that sounds crazy, but basically I will be touring non-stop for 3 or 4 months so I figured I should at-least lay down the foundation for my next record so that I have time to analyze it and make it RIGHT for a potential FALL release on Syntax Records later this year (God willing).
We got an exclusive picture for you of Braille in San Diego.
Believin Stephen's new free project called The Perseverance Mixtape will be released on Rapzilla on February 17, 2009. This "mixtape" is actually more like a full free album (all exclusives) with 19 tracks on it including plenty of conceptual songs dealing with the topic of perseverance. Hip-hop fans will be pleased with the beats on this project as they have a gritty east coast underground vibe.
On the heels of Brailles success in landing the theme song for the NBA Live 2009 trailer and Miami Heats own Dwayne Wades fifth consecutive All-Star game appearance, Rawsrvnt releases Watch Out Boy the unofficial Miami Heat anthem geared to fire up any South Florida Miami Heat fan routing to see their boys win another championship.
GodChaserz Entertainment is releasing Big R's sophomore album entitled "Rated R" next month in March. Production from Wit of The Frontlynaz, Genuine Productions, and Tony Stone. Cameos from Knine, Brinson, and ReadyWriter. The single "I'm Back (in the name of Jesus)" is available on iTunes
. We announced the album was going to release back in October 2008, read about it here
Just about 20 minutes ago, Shonlock stepped out of a meeting with Arrow Records. Shonlock reports via his cell phone to twitter "Hey things are great!! Im really excited about the record, can't wait to share it with you all!
", a few minutes later Arrow records reports on twitter "Just finished a meeting w/ @shonlock @jgm_arrow & @ceomgmt Excited about the new opportunities w/ this next project
". This got us wondering and we asked Arrow Records if Shonlock signed with Arrow Records, their response was "YEZZZZZIIIIIRRRRR!!!!! Shonlock is signed to Arrow Records."
An official press release will be out soon, but we wanted to get the breaking news out fast, thanks to twitter! By the way follow us on twitter.com/rapzilla
Just a quick note that Rhema Soul is in the studio recording their new album with G-Styles on the beats. For now enjoy their free EP [DOWNLOAD
] or their music video Steez [WATCH
Toby Mac takes home the Grammy award with his Live album "Alive and Transported." Flame was nominated for his album "Our World Redeemed" and attended the Grammy's. Watch the interview we had with Flame about his Grammy nomination and the plans he had at the Grammy's if he won or not [WATCH
G-Notes is releasing his upcoming album "Bright Lights, Magic City" March 3rd 2009 [PRE-ORDER NOW
]. Check out the hot album cover, we'll have his new single for you to listen to soon. At the moment download his current single "Hey Hey" free [DOWNLOAD HERE