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Top Most Read News Articles on in 2020

With news headlines dominating our lives this year, here are some of the Top Most Read News Articles in the Christian hip-hop world.

TobyMac Releases ’21 Years’; Song Details The Loss Of Son Truett Foster


TobyMac just released a brutally painful song about the loss of his son Truett Foster. Titled “21 Years,” Toby details the days following the news, questions God’s plans, and but then praises Him for taking his son to glory.

“The last couple of months have been the hardest I’ve ever faced. Thank you for the love and support. Part of my process has always been to write about the things I’m going through, but this went to a whole new level. What started out as getting some of my thoughts and feelings about losing my firstborn son down on paper, ended up a song. “21 Years” is a song I never wanted to write. I hope it’s for someone out there, or maybe it’s just for me.”

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KB Announces Departure From Reach Records


After many had speculated, KB has announced he has parted ways with Reach Records after being signed with the label for almost ten years. With the label, he released four projects and paved his way into one of the top rappers in CHH. He’s gearing up to drop his next album in the next three months as he said in an Instagram live. He noted about leaving Reach Records:

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Mr. Solo Of Legendary CHH Group Gospel Gangstaz Passes Away [Christian Rap Responds]

Gospel Gangstaz

Chille Baby of Gospel Gangstaz posted a heartbreaking status this morning that stated his partner in rap, Mr. Solo, had passed on unexpectedly. There are not many details yet, but this news is tragic.

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FLAME’s Copyright Lawsuit Against Katy Perry Overturned; Capitol Records Wins Appeal

FLAME and Katy Perry

It seems like FLAME vs Katy Perry has been a never-ending saga. In a legal battle that took nearly five years to decide, seven months ago, FLAME was awarded the victor. It was found that his song “Joyful Noise” featuring Lecrae, was ripped off by Perry’s smash single “Dark Horse” featuring Juicy J.

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KB Inks Deal With Sony Imprint – Essential Sound; Plans To Release New Album 2020


After announcing his departure from Christian rap powerhouse Reach Records, KB just announced his signing with Sony Music imprint, Essential Sound. Essential Sound is under the Provident Label Group (which is under a division of Sony Music), whose roster includes CCM artists like Casting Crowns, Tauren Wells, and many more.

Read the full story here.

From Dead Man To Alive In Christ; How The Undertaker Found God


Known as the Dead Man for nearly 30 years, the Undertaker is now more alive than he’s ever been. The wrestling legend (Mark Callaway) found Jesus thanks in part to his wife of 10-years.

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Reach Records Announce Hulvey As Newest Signee


It was a decoy! The “Live Forever” music video featured a note that said an Artist Announcement was coming on January 22nd, welp, it came a day early and that artist is…Hulvey!

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Rapzilla.Com’s 2020 Freshmen List Revealed

The 2020 Rapzilla Freshmen list has been revealed. This year was harder than ever because we threw all the rules out. If you’re dope, you’re dope. There are more opportunities for everyone to get on and also people who would have not been qualified, are qualified.

Read the full article here.

Lecrae ‘Restoration’ Album Release Date, Cover & Tracklisting Revealed

Lecrae Restoration Album Cover

Lecrae’s Restoration album details have been revealed and the pre-order is available now. The album is set to release on August 21.

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Lecrae Reveals Why He Left Columbia Records


A few months back it was revealed that Lecrae left his major label Columbia Records after just two projects. His next project Restoration would be once again calling Reach Records its home.

Read the full article here.

Which of these news articles was a huge story for you? Let us know in the comments.

Justin Sarachik

Written by Justin Sarachik

Justin is the Editor-in-Chief of He has been a journalist for over a decade and has written or edited for Relevant, Christian Post, BREATHEcast, CCM, Broken Records Magazine, & more. He also likes to work with indie artists to develop their brands & marketing strategies. Catch him interviewing artists on Survival of the Artist Podcast.

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