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The mission of J'son's "City Lights" is three fold. First, this CD is given to encourage the believer, no matter where they live, to be a light to their city. Secondly, it's telling the person that doesn't know Christ, that the reason life is so dark in the city, the hood, and the block, is because of the absence of the light of Christ. And lastly, the reality is, a time will come when Christ will return, and we won't have to fight to be lights anymore... He will be the light.
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DJ X (KJ-52's DJ) is one of the 20 candidates to become the new MTV TJ (Twitter Jockey). About the challenge: according to the AP, the 20 Twitter hopefuls will compete in online challenges over the sultry days of summer, culminating in a live show on August 8 during which the audience will choose the voice of MTV’s Twitter stream. Dave Sirulnik, the executive in charge of the challenge, told the AP that the winner will be a liaison between the audience and the men and women behind MTV. “While they won’t be on TV the way VJs were, they will always be on,” he said.
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Last night from 8PM CST to 11PM CST Trip Lee 'Between Two Worlds' peaks at #8 in the iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart, going back down at #9 (which it was stuck at during most of the release day). At the end of the day 'Between Two Worlds' moved well in the charts, peaking at #8 iTunes, #5 iTunes Hip Hop, #10 AmazonMP3.

To view screenshots and previous reports on the chart positions click here.

Purchase the album now at AmazonMP3 | iTunes.
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In a society where instant gratification is the norm, we understand that waiting for your favorite Humble Beast artist's newest album can be nerve racking. Although there are multiple releases scheduled throughout the year, we've come up with the perfect thing to curb your humble hunger.

"Humble Beginnings" is a compilation which showcases new music from the entire Humble Beast roster. Whether you're looking to catch up on the latest music from our Hip Hop veterans, or wanting to discover what our talented newcomers have to offer, "Humble Beginnings" will definitely whet your appetite.

With 10 tracks from Braille, Theory Hazit, Odd Thomas, Propaganda, Sareem Poems, and production from Theory Hazit, Odd Thomas, and 14KT, you'll be rocking this album steadily on repeat. "Humble Beginnings" is out today, get it now on iTunes.

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Update 4:23PM CST: up at #10 on AmazonMP3 TOP 100
Update 1:39PM CST: up at #12 on AmazonMP3 TOP 100

Trip Lee is flying on the iTunes bestselling album charts, as of right now Trip Lee 'Between Two Worlds' is #9 overall all albums of iTunes and #5 Hip Hop/Rap albums of iTunes.

Check out the screenshots below, we'll keep this page updated of any chart position moves.

'Between Two Worlds' is also #33 on Amazon TOP 100 Mp3 Albums. Buy the album now on AmazonMP3 | iTunes.

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Group 1 Crew's new EP "Spacebound" released today and hits #1 in the iTunes Top Christian & Gospel Albums Chart! As well as #63 overall all of iTunes store. Check out the single "Breakdown" (listen) on Rapzilla.

Get the EP now on iTunes.

Update (3:04AM EST): up at #56 iTunes Top Albums (overall).

Update #2 (2:50AM EST): peaks at #9

Update #1 (9:00PM EST): up at #10

Original (5:00PM EST): #16

Lamp mode recordings new album, The Church 'Called & Collected', released today and has peaked at #9 on iTunes Top Hip Hop/Rap albums. Since 3:03AM EST: #124 in iTunes Top Albums (Overall).
The album is about the biblical imperative of the Church’s importance featuring God's Servant, Azriel, shai linne, Trip Lee, Hazakim, Stephen the Levite, FLAME, Evangel, and Tedashii.

Get the album on iTunes now.

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Reach Records app cost $1.99, and it's available in the Apple App Store & Android Market.

Stay up on all the Reach artists including Tedashii, Sho Baraka, Trip Lee, Lecrae and DJ Official. Check out songs, videos, write on the wall, look up tour dates, and more.

If you don't have the Rapzilla app yet you can get it in the Apple App Store as well, here.

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The Miami Herald reports that Chris Coghlan, Marlins left fielder and former NL Rookie of the Year, began listening to Lecrae's "Rebel Intro" before each at-bat at Sun Life Stadium. The result: a 10-for-19 series against the Brewers. "I changed it up to Lecrae...I love his ministry and he's a good dude," Coghlan says.
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J.R. sings a snippet of "Beyond the Stars", a new song from his upcoming album "Liberation." Stay tuned for an interview about the new record and the direction he's taking.



Sev Statik & Deejay Tone release a new EP entitled 'School Shooting' available for free download here. "Underground, raw hip hop music still exists. Not everyone has a concern to be famous, on MTV or smell nice. Please enjoy and pass along."



Humans, in general, are habitual creatures. So, when something comes along and "rocks the boat", we are faced with a tough decision. Either we embrace the new or fight to revert to the old. Walk with PRo as he takes you on a journey through his life altering experience. Without furter ado... Redemption.



PRo 'Redemption' releases July 13th

It's official, signed deal, watch the video to see who k-Drama signed with! Comment on what you think about the deal and the upcoming album "We Fit - The Workout Plan" releasing July 27th.


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The official track listing has been announced for Trip Lee's upcoming album 'Between Two Worlds' in stores 6/22/10. The album is laid out with the first half with Trip holding it down alone, and the second half boasting an allstar lineup with a few unknowns thrown in.

1. Real Life Music
2. Snitch
3. Invade ft. J. Paul
4. Prognosis
5. No Worries
6. Covenant Eyes ft. PRo
7. Life 101 ft. Chris Lee
8. I Love Music ft. Sho Baraka
9. Limitations ft. Leah Smith
10. Yours To Own ft. Jimmy Needham
11. Apathy (Interlude)
12. Twisted ft. Lecrae, PRo, Thi'sl
13. Bear With You ft. Tedashii
14. Show's Over ft. Mitch Parks
15. The Invasion (Hero) ft. Jai
16. My Lord (Bonus Track)

Listen to Trip's singles for "No Worries" and "Invasion (Hero)" feat. Jai.

You can pre-order at Reach Records now!




In a society where instant gratification is the norm, we understand that waiting for your favorite Humble Beast artist's newest album can be nerve racking. Although there are multiple releases scheduled throughout the year, we've come up with the perfect thing to curb your humble hunger.

"Humble Beginnings" is a compilation which showcases new music from the entire Humble Beast roster. Whether you're looking to catch up on the latest music from our Hip Hop veterans, or wanting to discover what our talented newcomers have to offer, "Humble Beginnings" will definitely whet your appetite.

With 10 tracks from Braille, Theory Hazit, Odd Thomas, Propaganda, Sareem Poems, and production from Theory Hazit, Odd Thomas, and 14KT, you'll be rocking this album steadily on repeat. "Humble Beginnings". Releasing 6/22/10.

Check out the cover, track listing and production credits after the jump ...

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Tha Message Magazine's Issue #6 is coming in June. The cover features D-Maub, J'son, and Theory Hazit. Also, you'll see a small bit on Rapzilla's own, Philip Rood. Stay tuned to ThaMessageMag.com.



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M.O.T. has a new album out entitled "Failed Fitters" available for FREE download here. This project focuses more on Relationship rather than Religion. M.O.T. comments "Each song is written in a unique way. Whether its from God to Man or Man to God..Or us to the World. This is the most honest music we've ever wrote. Enough talking Here it is."

Check out part 2 of the “Between Two Worlds” Reflections video. Trip Lee gives us another look into his journal where he describes the universal love and desire for a superhero and shares more on his own personal life struggles.

If you missed part 1, you can check it out here.

Also, be sure to get the first single “The Invasion (Hero)” on iTunes.

'Between Two Worlds' available on June 22.



Get more information about the album here.

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