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LA Symphony has announced their return and a 15th anniversary album to be released in December. In celebration the band has decided to give away all of their previous albums for free on their website.
Heath McNease has released his film Fort Wayne along with the soundtrack. You can watch the film & listen/download the sountrack below via Noisetrade.
Bizzle has premiered a new music video for the single “Love We Share” which features Lavoisier & Datin. Check it out below. The song appears on his latest release titled Well Wishes.
The lineup for the next Rock & Worship Roadshow for next Feb-March has been announced and includes: MercyMe, Crowder, Matt Maher, Jamie Grace, Tedashii, Group 1 Crew, I Am They, Jon Guerra, and speaker Shaun Groves. Tickets will be $10 and the dates will be announced next month. VIP tickets will also be available.
Dee-1 has released his first new single on RCA called “Against Us”. Check out the lyric video below. The single will be available for purchase on Oct. 14 on digital outlets.
Matthew Parker has released a remix of Lecrae’s “Nuthin”. Listen & download the free track below. What do you think?
Lecrae’s new album Anomaly had another good week on the Billboard charts selling over 31,000 copies. This was good enough to keep him in the top 10 at position #8. This should put him near or over the 120k mark for his first 2 weeks which is an impressive fit for any artist these days let alone a rapper who is blatantly Christian.
Wes Pendleton & Taelor Gray have teamed up for a new project called Middle Clash. Check out the new single “Gotham Fog” below. The duo will continue to release a new track each week for the next 5 weeks. Listen & download below.
Lecrae has partnered with VSCO to present a unique listening experience for his #1 album Anomaly. Follow the link for “an immersive track by track narrative” featuring commentary from him, images, and more.
Hazakim have released a music video for “The Other Side” which you can watch below. The duo released their brand new album, titled Son Of Man, today via Lamp Mode Recordings.
Trip Lee has launched pre-orders of his new album Rise, which is set to release on Oct. 27th via Reach Records. Pick up on Merchline, iTunes, & Amazon. He also released a new track “Sweet Victory” which you can check out below. As if you need another reason to check it out, he announced that the entire album is produced by Gawvi.
KJ-52 has released another new track, “Gameface [2nd Half Edition]” which features KB, Soul Glo Activatur, & Flame. Listen below. Mental releases on Oct. 21. Check out the track listing & cover of that release here. Pre-orders on iTunes.
Dallas rap group 412 have released a music video for the single “Body Party” which you can watch below. It is available now on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, etc. You can also listen & download their latest album on Noisetrade below.
Billboard went behind-the-scenes with Lecrae on his video shoot for “All I Need Is You”. Watch the video below. In other news rumors are projecting another 18-20k in Anomaly sales this week, which should keep him in the top 15 in Billboard’s Top 200 and easily push overall sales above 100k.
KJ-52 will release his new album, titled Mental, on October 21st. The album features guest spots from Lecrae, Tedashii, Propaganda, Soul Glo Activatur, & more. Check out the album cover & track listing below.
Spoken Nerd has released a new single called “Forbidden” which you can listen to below. The song will appear on his upcoming Sept. 27th album titled Cult ‘a Cola Classics Vol. 1. It is being released via Semi-Pro Records.
Trip Lee was planning on hosting a few exclusive listening events for media & has opened the event for a limited number of fans. In additional to hearing the album Rise, Trip Lee will be on hand to discusses the project, his inspirations and more. More info can be found below & tickets can be purchased here. Attendees will also get an advanced copy of his upcoming book.
Canon has premiered the brand new music video for “Trippen” which you can watch below. The song appears on his upcoming album, Loose Canon Vol. 2, that releases on Oct. 7th via Reflection Music Group. Pre-order on iTunes or the physical version from the label.
Lecrae shared the background of how he wrote “Nuthin” for NBC which you can watch below. Check out the video below along with the full episode. He performed with The Roots on last night’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. While he didn’t have a full out performance he did tracks from his new album Anomaly around commercials and during the show.
The Gospel Coalition has an excellent article on Lecrae (among others) and the intersection on faith and culture. One standout quote to me reads, “A Christian subculture built on fear isn’t going to be worth much, and isn’t going to give birth to great art. But I think there needs to be a caveat: engaging culture requires a mature conscience and strong church community.” Read the article & share your thoughts below.
Billboard has announced that Lecrae’s Anomaly will be at the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 this week with over 88,000 copies sold. Congrats go out him, Reach Records, and anyone involved in the project. In celebration he put up a brand new unreleased track “Non-Fiction” for free. Listen & download below.
Customary has released a new video for the track “He Don’t Love Ya”. Check it out below. The song appears on his latest album titled Compassion. You can preview 7 of the songs via Noisetrade below or pick up the whole album on digital outlets including iTunes.
Finding him at his most confident, this album is a shining example of who Lecrae is as an artist and individual. It’s structure & production may be wide-ranging, but Lecrae is attempting to present his eclectic sound to the widest audience possible. But in the end, what do you expect on an album called Anomaly?