• Joseph Prielozny

    Joseph Prielozny talks creating 116 ‘Amped’ EP, discovering Ariana Grande’s producer & Questlove encounter

    Last week, we introduced you to Joseph Prielozny. Here’s an A&R, VP, and producer for Word Records, IVAV, and works with Cobra Music. He’s helped Steven Malcolm and Ty Brasel get to where they’re at, and he’s influenced countless others. He’s also responsible for some of Reach Records’ biggest hits. His biggest is arguably “All I Need is You,” recorded ...
  • Ace Harris

    Reach Records A&R Ace Harris Talks Daily Duties and How Artists Can Improve

    Every powerhouse team has a group of people behind it that help steer the ship in the right direction. In the case of Reach Records, you’ll immediately think of Ben Washer and Lecrae, the two founders of the company. Other behind the scenes people involve the marketing team, in house producers and engineers, booking and tour managers, and the A&Rs. ...
  • choreography

    10 Christian Rap Songs That Could Use Choreography

    From Drake’s “God’s Plan” to Kodak Black’s “ZEZE,” it seems as though every hit song this year had an accompanying viral dance. Some numbers embodied what made the song so great while others mercifully gave tracks destined for mediocrity a few more plays on mainstream radio (looking at you “In My Feelings”). nobgidyl.’s “over here” challenge yielded some fairly humorous ...
  • 116

    Reach Records/116 Tour Dates and Tickets Announced

    Reach Records’ artists Lecrae, Andy Mineo, GAWVI, KB, Tedashii, Trip Lee, 1K Phew, and WHATUPRG will unite once again stage for the sixth Unashamed Tour this spring. In partnership with William Morris Endeavor and Rush concerts, the tour will kick off in Washington DC on March 14 and carry through to April 13 visiting 18 major markets including Dallas, Atlanta ...
  • Unashamed

    #10Year Challenge – Unashamed Then, Now, Forever

    When Lecrae alluded to the return of the most highly regarded tour in Christian hip-hop, the Unashamed tour, fans within the genre went ballistic. Reach’s co-founder had finally given 116 fans the news they had clamored for. Before 2013, the Unashamed tour was an annual tradition bringing together each artist signed to Reach Records. Since 2013’s Unashamed V, Reach Records, ...
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    Reach Records Announces the ‘Unashamed Forever Tour’ on 116 Day

    Last year, Lecrae yelled out to the crowd, “What if I told you that in 2019 the Unashamed Tour is coming back?!” Well, Reach Records have just announced the ‘Unashamed Forever Tour’ on 1-1-6 Day (Jan. 16). The last Unashamed Tour was one of the biggest events in Christian Hip-Hop. Typically, the tour consists of the entire Reach Records roster. That ...
  • Songs

    Top 10 Most Listened to Songs on Rapzilla.com

    As we continue to compile our end of the year “MOST read, listened, watched, and downloaded” lists, we arrive at the songs. These are the tracks that brought a flood of traffic to the site and you guys bumped heavy. 116 – Light Work 2. Ty Brasel – No More 3. Derek Minor – It is What it is  4. ...
  • Reach Records

    Reach Records Announce 116 Christmas Album

    Earlier today Reach Records was hinting that a big announcement was coming at midnight. Well, it’s midnight, and it’s official – we’re in for a 116 Christmas. The project is called The Gift: A Christmas Compilation. At the moment, it features nine nameless and featureless tracks. It is unclear whether the songs will be takes of classic Christmas songs, originals, or a ...
  • Christian hip hop

    20 Most Streamed Christian Hip Hop Songs in 2018 (so far)

    2018 is almost over! A lot of dope artists have dropped music this year. But there’s always that group of songs that stand out and, gain the most streams. So here are the top 20 Christian Hip Hop songs from 2018 with the most streams so far this year. ** The following statistics are based on Spotify. Apple Music doesn’t ...
  • spotify half year stats

    Spotify’s Most Streamed CHH Artists of 2018 (So Far)

    For the first six months of the year, we’ve seen some significant numbers on Spotify from some of Christian Hip-Hop’s biggest names. We all want to know who’s on top. Some notes before we dive in: The data we’re using compiles artists’ “monthly active listeners.” These are unique listeners and isn’t how many times the artist was listened to. The numbers ...