Photos by Philip Rood
City Takers is a well-known ministry in Atlanta, GA. Fulfilling the mission to love a city, draw a city, and build a city through various outreaches. Pastor Scott Free seeks to raise up urban missionaries who transform cities through hip hop, love, and Jesus. A story known by very few is that when Hulvey was six years old, he and his parents while living in Elijay GA, would drive down to Atlanta to serve with Scott and his missions team, even before City Takers was established. Fast forward 14 years later, before Hulvey moves to Atlanta, his parents suggest he […]
The Social Club Misfits tour came to Atlanta and believe me when I tell you it was lit. Reach Records artist Hulvey opened the show and did songs from his ep’s Prelude and BRKNHRT. Tommy Royale kept the energy going with a super exciting set. Social Club closed the night and completely shut it down doing various songs including everything from “Pizza Party” all the way up to “Everytime.” Marty also mentioned that some of the songs they were doing had never been performed live before. Check out these pics from the show.
The Family Ties Tour featuring nobigdyl., Canon, Steven Malcolm, Kurtis Hoppie, and King Chav made its stop in Atlanta, Ga last night. Co-Heir Collective opened up the show with a high energy performance. Kurtis Hoppie kept the vibes going and the host of the night, DJ Mykael V kept the crowd engaged. King Chav performed songs from his newly released project The Leftovers. Steven Malcolm performed “Fuego” and other songs from his album The Second City. In the middle of his set, he offered a heartfelt prayer for Juice Wrld’s family and friends in light of the artist passing away […]
Uzuhan, Phil J., Kurtis Hoppie & Swaizy all performed at the Light Work event at A3C. It was great to see these underrated artists kill it for a big audience. Swaizy made it on the bill last minute after winning the Critique Friday session. It was great to see these highly underrated artists in the same spot. Our photographer for the week, Barry E. Daly took some of these amazing photos.
Aklesso, V. Rose, and Parris Chariz were three of the performers at Rapzilla’s Light Work Event at A3C in Atlanta. The three of them did their thing at the show. Aklesso was an uncontained ball of energy while V. Rose added a well-needed change of pace to the hip-hop fest. Parris moved about the stage with his signature style and appeared with a few other artists later on too. Our photographer for the week, Barry E. Daly took these amazing photos.
Nigerian CHH/Urban Female Artist – Same OG is set to release a new song and let us call it a “timely jam” titled “EXEMPTED.” With the World struck with fear and worry amidst the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, there is indeed the need for the Redeemed of the Lord to be rest assured that WE ARE EXEMPTED. In her words – “2nd Thess 3:16 says HE will give you PEACE ALWAYS, by ALL MEANS. So we are not afraid! We know that no harm shall befall us! And “what you don’t want, you don’t watch,” so in the midst of the COVID-19 […]
I had a chance to chat with Kurtis Hoppie last week. It was a terrific conversation. I’m excited about all that’s happening through Kurtis and One Vision Army. We started with some small talk. He grew up in Las Vegas, where I now live. It’s always good to have common ground with people. Then we got into his goals with his music. KH – I went through a season of wanting to go out and find myself. I don’t want to live off of someone else’s formula if God’s putting other things on my heart. I’ve always had a heart […]
Auggie Velarde released his single “Wait!” He said: “It’s about an unexpected breakup and what I would have wanted to say to my ex at the time but didn’t get a chance to. It’s also about never losing hope and always keeping your head up.” Listen to Auggie Velarde Below:
On March 27, 2020, the visual for spoken word RnB single Rise premiered on Youtube. The track “Rise” is a collaboration by the artist Waiyaki, Jhe, and Kanilla. It was created to encourage and remind Black Women that they are made in the image of God (Gen 1:27). Although Western society hasn’t valued them as such, the project was made to tell Black women that their value isn’t determined by the world. Instead, it is already determined by God. Watch Waiyaki Below: