Over 65,000 Christian students rang in the New Year at the Passion 2020 event Share the Light. They also raised 1.2 million dollars for global Bible translation projects. Amongst the performers and speakers of the night were Reach Records artists Tedashii, Trip Lee, Andy Mineo, and Lecrae. Watch the Passion 2020 Reach Records Set Below:
BoX and TY ON DA TRACK faced off in the first ever Rapzilla Beat Battle at SXSW 2019. The battle took place at The Belmont on 6th Street in Austin, TX after the Reflect Greatness showcase presented by HipHopDX. Hosts: Dee-1 & Propaganda Judges: Abe Batshon (BeatStars), Canon, STREETRUNNER Shot/Edited by @charlietre_
Aaron Dews and Jon Payne faced off in the first ever Rapzilla Beat Battle at SXSW 2019. The battle took place at The Belmont on 6th Street in Austin, TX after the Reflect Greatness showcase presented by HipHopDX. Hosts: Dee-1 & Propaganda Judges: Abe Batshon (BeatStars), Canon, STREETRUNNER Shot/Edited by @charlietre_
As Canon recovered from a 40-foot fall that left him hospitalized, his wife, who he had married just the previous month, was by his side.
Tampa-based rapper Seckond Chaynce, who was formerly one half of a group with KB as part of the HGA movement, has entered into the battle rap circuit.
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:
Lord Badu of Sovereign Hii Co (his own imprint) is a Canadian based artist of Ghanaian descent, with a focus on thought-provoking lyrics, positive vibes, and rich gospel-centered content. Badu aims to create a new lane within his genre and be a strong voice in his generation so saturated with mixed messages. He dropped his new track “Psalm 91.” Listen to Lord Badu Below: Buy or stream here.