‘Rapping for God’ a film featuring MOBO award winner Jahaziel
A short film starring UK Premier Christian Rapper and MOBO Award winner Jahaziel – will be released December 13th 2008. In an industry obsessed with image and sales, can someone really be rapping for God?
Rapping for God is a fly on the wall documentary, closely observing the life of Jahaziel Elliott. Revealing what inspires his rhymes and his spiritual journey with Jesus Christ.
This is a powerful and beautifully shot film showing the realities of one man’s life and mandate to be used by God within the community and the church.
Directed by Andy Mundy Castle who has made programmes which have been shown on BBC and Channel 4. Rapping for God will be shown on Current TV – Sky TV channel 183, Virgin 155 and Current TV US. You can also watch it online on www.current.com.
Current TV is the first television channel created by, for and with an 18-34 year-old audience and uniquely one third of the channel’s programming is supplied by the very audience who watches it. The station was founded by Al Gore the former Vice President of the United States, and entrepreneur Joel Hyatt. Academy Award Winner Gore describes the channel as ‘TV for the internet generation’, with programming that ranges from the hottest trends in technology, fashion, music and celebrity, to pressing issues concerning politics, finance and the environment. For God’s Sake season. Broadcast over two nights from December 13th, For God’s Sake is a season of programmes that takes a look at what religion means in today’s society.
Jahaziel is Europe’s premier Christian rapper. His debut album Ready to Live has been widely received and is one of the best selling albums in it’s genre.
Jahaziel has finished filming his first music video set for release in December 2008.
Jahaziel is also working on his new album due for release next year, and he has recently featured on projects with Charity Christian Aid http://www.christianaid.org.uk/ and the Government Anti Gun and Knives campaign – It Doesn’t Have to Happen http://www.bebo.com/itdoesnthavetohappen.
You can buy his latest album "Ready to Live" at Qualityjunk.com.