Top 10 Most Read Interviews of 2017 on Rapzilla.com
Rapzilla is taking a look back at our top most read articles of 2016, and for this installment, we are focusing on the interviews.
1. Mongolia Choreographer Tugo Names Dance Class ‘Rapzilla’ at His 116 Studio
Summary: Music is an incredible art form because it can touch so many lives across different countries, languages, and cultures. Songs can elicit emotions in someone even if they don’t know what is being said. This sonic brilliance takes us all the way across the globe to the country of Mongolia where one passionate dancer and Christian hip-hop fan is trying to change the landscape of his entire country.
2. JGivens and Christon Gray address themes behind ‘Revival of the Realest’
Summary: Last week JGivens and Christon Gray dropped a music video called “Revival of the Realest” that turned heads for multiple reasons.
3. John Reuben Talks New Album, Short Film, & Swearing on a Song
Summary: John Reuben is no stranger to innovation in his music. Every release dating back to his 2000 debut Are We There Yet? and out until what would be his last album, Sex, Drugs, and Self-Control, Reuben has toed the line between the introspective, the silly, and the sacred. He’s dabbled in elements of boom bap, pop, rock, electronic, and everything in between and his latest project, Reubonic is no different.
4. Hollyn Talks Hip-Hop, Freestyle Battles with TobyMac, & ‘Party in the Hills’
Summary: At just 20-years-old singer/songwriter Hollyn is already making a big impact on Christian music. She has collaborated and toured with TobyMac, has done songs with Andy Mineo, Steven Malcolm, Aaron Cole, KB, and Derek Minor, and her latest release One-Way Conversations reached No. 2 on the iTunes Pop Chart.
5. Nick Cannon’s Brother Gabe Stopped Running for Fame & Followed God
Summary: Turn on on the TV, scroll through the Internet, or flip through a magazine and chances are at some point you’ve seen the name and face of Nick Cannon. The multi-talented actor, comedian, host, rapper, and entrepreneur is among Hollywood’s most known and well-liked personalities. Ask about Nick’s family and you’ll immediately think of ex-wife Mariah Carey and their twins. But beneath the noise and the chaos of a public life lies the heart of Nick, his family, and in this article, a God-fearing brother named Gabe, who shares his experiences with his famous brother and his own transition from partying little bro to a bar spitting Christian rapper who wants to see Nick’s platform be used for the Lord.
6. KJ-52 is Not TobyMac and He’s Never Been in DC Talk
7. Marz Explains How Gangs & Witchcraft’s Hold on Chicago Nearly Destroyed His Life
Summary: Christian Hip-Hop artist Marz has seen and experienced a lot of things in his life. He has been witness to the utter depravity of sin, the darkness caused by evil, and the fortunes and misfortunes of fame. He has also felt the healing touch of God, the breaking free of addiction, and a complete 180-degree life change of himself. What started as a long road down to destruction, has turned into beautiful conversion story.
8. Social Club Misfits Survived Their Misadventures & Rerouted Toward Purpose
Summary: In the adventure of life, it’s our misadventures that make us who we are. For Martin Santiago and Fernando Miranda, this has never been as clear as it is now.
9. KJ-52’s ‘Fake’ Rap/Rock Band & How He Hit No. 1 in Australia
Summary: Let’s take a little trip down memory lane with KJ-52 and talk about two records in his arsenal that you may not have heard of or know little about.
10. Mogli the Iceburg is Trying to Change How We Consume Hip-Hop
Summary: The name Mogli the Iceburg is sure to elicit a certain response upon hearing it. Some might say “Wow, what a dope name,” others may say, “Wow, what an awful name,” but either way, you’ll remember it, and there lies the genius of it.
Which one was your favorite?