Ty Brasel spoke to Rapzilla at SXSW about winning Free Album of the Year, working with Aaron Cole, and testimonies.

He said winning Free Album of the Year for Cloud 9 Raps was “life changing for him. He said with the tough competition he couldn’t believe it.

“it feels so good to be acknowledged for the hard work I did,” he said. “It reaffirmed that I’m doing what I’m supposed to be doing.”

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Brasel then spoke about touring with Aaron Cole. “We’re making major moves together, I’m super excited to go out on that tour.”

“Whatever God chooses to do outside of that, it’s in His hands,” said the emcee.

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He then spoke about the testimonies he has received from his album.

“One of the main things I’ve heard, is it’s caused people to have joy,” said Brasel. “When we accept Christ, we accept the fulness of Christ…the high we are searching for.”

“That encourages me to keep going and keep making music,” he said.

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