• 29
    Jan

    In the Press: Xross – Between Jesus and Jay-Z

    Few people love hip-hop more than Xross. And few people hate it more than the Twin Cities-based rapper/minister, who is part of a growing — and, some might say, wholly unlikely — genre known as holy hip-hop. “Hip-hop culture has been hoodwinked and basically just lied to for way too long,” said Xross (“cross”), aka Korey Dean… Click here to ...
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    19
    Dec

    Rhema Soul “STEEZ” Music Video Premiere, Next Tuesday

    Rhema Soul is proud to announce the music video release of their first single, STEEZ, from the album Dope Beats & Good News. The music video was produced and directed by J7 Productions and LEX from DBHH. The video will make it's debut on Tuesday, December 23, exclusively here on www.rapzilla.com. "We chose to go with Rapzilla for our music ...
  • Lecrae
    15
    Oct

    Interview – Lecrae and Rebel



    How important is this new album release to you?
    Very. I knew people were listening and so I wanted to deliver an album that was sonically appealing and would properly address some of the cultures issues with Biblical truth.
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    22
    Aug

    From Milk to Meat

     

    Let’s “chop it up.” Let’s put a weighty matter on the table and dissect it until we can digest it, digest it until we possess it, and possess it so that we reflect it. Who talks like this; who welcomes this kind of thinking or this kind of activity? Paul said that “the mature do,” they embrace the idea of ...

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    22
    Aug

    Heart of a Rebel

     

    I'm doing my best to seize this moment when I don't have much to do. Well that's not the truth I have plenty to do but I don't feel so overwhelmed that I can't write.

    I am hurting for the world. Not some generic "world" that people cant see or touch. But for the world around ...

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    29
    Jul

    The Ambassador to Release New Album”The Chop Chop”

     

    The Ambassador - The Chop Chop:From Milk To meat Are you ready for The Chop Chop?  The what? The Chop Chop: From Milk to Meat is both an invitation and an exhortation from Christian hip hop pioneer The Ambassador to rally up with those who are hungry for truth and determined to mature.

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    19
    Jul

    The Rap Terrorist Who Went To School Is Back With A Mixtape

     

    In January of 2008, gospel rapper Lavoisier released an explosive video on YouTube that quickly became the center of controversy among hip hop supporters and detractors alike.  The fifteen minute video, entitled “Rap Terrorist Goes To School,” featured Lavoisier in a Brooklyn, NY school classroom, talking to junior high kids about the integrity of prominent rappers and the validity of ...

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    19
    Jun

    CMR signs funk-rock, hip-hop band Shachah!



    This is probably old news, but CMR didn't send us a press release about it and we missed the news since it was the same time that Phil (who runs things at Rapzilla) went to Africa (on a missions trip) for 2 months.

    Before you read the news release, this band actually will just re-release the album through ...

  • 12
    Apr

    In the Press: Pastor, Christian rapper reach culture

    As teaching pastor of Epiphany Fellowship Church in inner-city Philadelphia, William "Duce" Branch also is a Christian rap artist. The group he co-founded, The Cross Movement, has received two Grammy nominations. Today’s teaching pastor, however, was yesterday’s street kid. Having spent most of his teen years away from God, Branch abandoned the evils of Hip-hop culture but not the call ...