Da’ T.R.U.T.H. Kicks New Year Off with a Bang + Forthcoming Album


Cross Movement Records recording artist, Da’ T.R.U.T.H. celebrates the New Year with an exciting month of appearances including a first-ever performance at the 2009 Stellar Awards next week and a performance with gospel pioneer Kirk Franklin on BET’s new show 106 & Park Presents: Generation Gospel.

Bringing his fresh brand of hip hop to Nashville at gospel music’s largest annual ceremony, Da’ T.R.U.T.H. will perform live on the nationally syndicated telecast in a rare rap performance. His innovative sound also earned Da’ T.R.U.T.H. a Stellar Awards Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year nomination for his current CD “Open Book;” the same category Da’ T.R.U.T.H. won in 2007 for his sophomore album “The Faith.”

Da’ T.R.U.T.H. will also make a special appearance in Nashville at the Urban Soul Café showcase on Friday, January 16th which will air LIVE on StreamingFaith.com (between the hours of 7 PM to midnight EST) where he will perform his hit songs plus treat supporters to a brand-new song from his forthcoming album “The Big Picture” set for release this summer (May 26 according to CMR website) on Cross Movement Records. Stay tuned to www.myspace.com/truthonduty for details.

Supporters can also catch Da’ T.R.U.T.H. performing with Kirk Franklin on BET’s new show 106 & Park Presents: Generation Gospel on Sunday, January 25th at 12:30 PM EST.

His ground breaking, “Open Book” debuted last summer at Number 2 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Chart; Number 5 on Billboard’s Contemporary Christian Chart and, Number 1 on Soundscan’s Christian Hip Hop Chart.

Da’ T.R.U.T.H. experienced a fantastic year of accomplishments in 2008 including receiving his first GRAMMYâ Award Nomination for Best Rock or Rap Gospel, a 2008 GMA DOVE Award nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song for his hit single “Who Am I?” (Featuring Tye Tribbett) and the award for Best Hip Hop Video in the inaugural Gospel Music Channel Video Awards for his “Who Am I?” music video.

Da’ T.R.U.T.H.’s music is available on Cross Movement Records and distributed in the CBA market by Provident-Integrity Distribution and by Sony RED in the general market. For additional information on Da’ T.R.U.T.H. visit www.datruth.net, www.myspace.com/truthonduty or www.crossmovementrecords.com.


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