Imagine a six-year-old girl, whose father is a firefighter and mother stays at home. She has trouble paying attention in school, but nothing more than what teachers expect out of a six-year-old. She likes to spend her time outside. There is a park across the street from her house where she swings and plays well into the night. Most nights, the girl is swept out of bed by her uncle, who then takes her to his house and sells her for sex work for $300. Her parents receive compensation for staying silent. If this was your child, would you turn […]
With what started as an eleven-year hiatus, DJ LostNFound endured a journey full of depression, brokenness, and dependency on Christ. Now that God has delivered him out of his Caesura (interruption/break) season, he is equipped to edify the body of Christ through music with all that he has gone through. After DJ LostNFound dropped his highly anticipated album CAESURA with a heavy roster, we at Rapzilla decided to sit down with LostNFound and talk about what the project meant to him and what it can do for others. What’s your overall thought with the CHH scene, with rappers who are […]
Episode 11 of Community During Chaos has Derek Minor dropping all sorts of Black History lessons. J. Crum speaks about the importance of working with at-risk youth (his day job). Erinn Knight talks about working with minority creatives in this season of life. This episode aired last month. Watch Community During Chaos Below:
In part two with Murs and Dee-1, the pair talking about being “real” in their spaces. Murs urges Christian rappers to be about what they talk about. Dee-1 talks about navigating spaces with big names and staying true. Watch Dee-1 and Murs Below: Watch part 1 here.
The third installment of “Unsung Heroes of Christian Hip Hop,” an article series that highlights engineers, producers, managers, writers, and business people in the space, features Quinten Coblentz. Hailing from Hartville, Ohio it’s important he receives all of the acknowledgment he deserves. Quinten Coblentz first gained traction as a producer, as he entered in the remix contest for Andy Mineo’s Heroes for Sale: Remix EP and was picked to be on the EP for the the “You Will” remix. He started producing, songwriting, and being featured as an artist for Dru Bex and Shai Linne, especially for the track “Startling Mystery.” […]
Nu Tone featured Thi’sl and Scribe Music on his new single called “Finish Strong.” “I was inspired to uplift the body of Christ. We are living in some difficult times. This pandemic and sin in our nation have been hard to get by. We must finish strong. We still have a mission to reach the lost and to edify the body in Jesus’ name. Don’t give up. If life knocks you down get back up and keep fighting. This song was created to motivate God’s people into fulfilling their calling from the Lord.” Click here to Stream/Buy this song on […]
We just released our third single, “Bless This Day” ft. Miles Minnick & seni., from our upcoming Rapzilla Freshmen EP project produced by Arrow. “Bless this Day” is a prayer to God, asking Him to step in and bring his light into our every day. This song is a perfect blend of old school mixed with modern sounds. Poppy melodies over soul samples never sounded so good. Guaranteed to brighten your day.” Click here to Stream or Buy this song on any platforms.
4KNWN. explains heir new track “Jungle Remix” featuring Jered Sanders. Racism is a virus. Its insidiousness has seeped into almost every crevice of our society. Because it is systemic in nature, it can only be eradicated by changing the systems that have been set in place. Enough is enough. Listen to 4KNWN. Below:
Theo Blue on his new song “This That Year”: Everybody’s waiting for a reset after the havoc we’ve experienced in 2020: climate disruption, police brutality, presidential election, depression, racial tension, and a global pandemic. With bated breath, we’re anticipating the new year. “This That Year” provokes us to reclaim the new year NOW! Listen to Theo Blue Below:
Stephen the Levite released the DJ Official produced Still Hungry. The project is four years in the making and much anticipated. It’s good to hear DJ Official beats again. RIP to a legend. Listen to Stephen the Levite Below: 1. Cod Liver Oil 2. Carnivores 3. Strange Fruit 4. Water 5. GMO 6. Locally Grown 7. The Recipe Buy on iTunes.
In continuation of his dedication to outstanding music creativity, dynamic rapper Dare theCreator has announced the release of his second single of 2020, “Everything Lit.” The single which is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed “Positive Vybe,” the rapper’s first single of the year, is produced by Cyborg and released through Uppa Ruum Studios. Everything Lit incorporates elements of Afro-pop and reflects the zest of the creative junky. The single celebrates Dare the Creator’s wins against all odds as he displays his masterful ability to play with words. The single is supported with top-class animated visuals. On his idea behind […]