Da’ T.R.U.T.H. wins 2nd Stellar Award, Watch Perfomance
Following his big Stellar win in the Rap/Hip Hop category, Cross Movement Records recording artist, Da T.R.U.T.H., exploded at the 24th Annual Stellar Awards telecast with a powerful and groundbreaking remixed live performance of his hit single That Great Day. (The original track produced by acclaimed producer J.R. for So Hot Productions featured gospel greats Donnie McClurkin and Tye Tribbett and the remix was created by producer Freddy Washington for this event.)
With his electrifying presentation, Da T.R.U.T.H. provided a rare rap segment for gospel musics largest annual ceremony which has broken down barriers for all rap / hip hop artists in the Gospel genre. “We were truly pleased to add Da’ T.R.U.T.H. to this year’s Stellar line up of performers. His ministry proved to be one of the night’s most raved about highlightsby viewers both young and old,” said Don Jackson, executive producer of the Stellar Awards. Show director Michael Johnson further stated, “I believe Da’ T.R.U.T.H.’s performance will be marked as a watershed moment for his ministry and the overall growing Gospel Hip Hop movement. We look forward to working with him again.” Da’ T.R.U.T.H. is honored to play this pioneering role and focused more than ever on using his music and teaching platforms to point and draw a dying world to the Lord Jesus Christ.
The Stellar Awards are scheduled to air in national syndication starting this Sunday, January 25th through early March. Check out www.thestellarawards.com for a complete list of stations, air dates and times. In addition, Gospel Music Channel is the exclusive cable home of the Stellar Awards and will premiere the show on March 1st.
The Award recognized his work for his album, Open Book which was released last summer hitting the Billboards Top Gospel Chart at Number 2; Number 5 on Billboards Contemporary Christian Chart and, Number 1 on Soundscans Christian Hip Hop Chart.
He will join another pioneer in the genre, when he teams up with Kirk Franklin later this month for another hot performance on BETs new show 106 & Park Presents: Generation Gospel scheduled to air nationally on Sunday, January 25th at 12:00 PM EST/PST.
Bringing to the forefront a fresh brand of hip hop Da’ T.R.U.T.H. is working on a brand-new project called The Big Picture set for release this summer on Cross Movement Records. Stay tuned to myspace.com/truthonduty for details. 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 BMG in the general market. For additional information on Da T.R.U.T.H. visit datruth.net, myspace.com/truthonduty or crossmovementrecords.com.