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    Nov

    In the Press: LU alumnus hopes to hip hop his way to the top

    Liberty University is becoming a force in Christian hip-hop. Robert Hillman is trading his Liberty University Police Department uniform for a Christian rap career. Hillman, 26, who earned a degree in government and religion at LU, left for Texas in late October after working seven years for the LUPD — and he had a freshly signed music contract in his ...
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    Sep

    You Better Not….

     

    You better not do the following... Put your lips on a water fountain. Have a text conversation while you drive. Microwave that funny smelling Pizza in the fridge. Mostly you better not....WASTE YOUR LIFE!!! Here are a few ways to NOT waste your life.

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    Sep

    “Holy hip-hop artist” jailed for child molestation



    A South Carolina man claiming to be a "holy hip-hop artist" and a "youth minister" was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to molesting a 3-year-old while living with the child's mother last summer.

    Damien Brown, 30, was allegedly in the city working on a hip-hop video in June ...
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    Sep

    In the Press: Promise, HipHopDX’s DXNEXT

    Making it big in the music industry has never been an easy task. For every artist that exists on a recognizable scale there are tons that are still trying to get through and even more that have given up. For Toronto born emcee, Promise, the struggles of the game are all too familiar. Like most artists that make it (or ...
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    Aug

    In The Press: Rapper Mr Del’s manager confirms multi-million dollar deal with Universal Distribution

      Earlier Wednesday, Mr Del's manager, Lawrence Haywood, contacted Memphisrap.com by phone and has confirmed that the Christian hip hop artist has indeed signed a multi-million dollar deal with Universal Distribution. As reported Tuesday on MemphisRap.com, the former Three 6 Mafia member and Grammy nominee, Mr Del, inked a distribution deal with the company Universal Distribution which according to Haywood, ...
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    Jul

    Fedel, Christian rapper gains local following

    Can Christian hip-hop make it in Green Country's urban markets? If local rapper Fedel has anything to do with it, yes it can. Last week, his newly minted single, "Tell a Friend," was voted the No. 1 song on Tulsa's 105.3 KJamz nightly top eight countdown. "Being that I'm a Christian artist — a Christian hip-hop artist at that — ...
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    Jul

    Contemporary Gospel changing the Business of Music in Nigeria

    Photo: Flickr © JEKY  The music business in Nigeria is changing as Evangelists turn from traditional gospel music to mainstream to ensure that the Gospel itself is spread to as many as possible through Hip-Hop.  One of the acts involved in this new wave of Gospel is the Rooftop MC’s, which consist of two young men called Kunie Adeyoola (Soulsnatcha) ...
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    Jul

    In the Press: Cash Hollistah hip-hops for a higher calling

    Hollistah, whose real name is James Curtis, is a Salina native who has spent the last several years building a music career by mixing the beat of street-smart urban rap with spiritually uplifting Christian rock. He has released one CD, "So Far," and is in the process of completing a new CD, "Got Cash." Now he's hoping to get cash ...
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    Jun

    In the Press: Preaching the Gospel through Rap

      Todd Smith, aka Te'Luvv, doesn't fit the rapper mold. The only gold he wears is a wedding ring. He doesn't curse, drink or claim to have emerged from thug life. "The bottom line for me is that it's ministry," he said. "I decrease myself so God can look bigger and better." Te'Luvv (pronounced Tay-Love) is a 28-year-old Christian rapper ...
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    Jun

    In the Press: Christian rapper accuses Winnipeg police of racial profiling

    Grammy-nominated rapper and Christian minister, Fresh I.E. is accusing the Winnipeg police of racial profiling, claiming police yanked him out of his car at gunpoint on suspicion the vehicle was stolen. A Winnipeg police spokesman said Thursday the incident is being reviewed by police Chief Keith McCaskill’s office. Robert Wilson, known as Fresh I.E. in music circles, said he and ...