Tag Archives: Hip Hop
Check out “All Is Grace”, the new single from Imperial which features talented UK hip hop artist, Joshua Luke Smith. The music video will drop next Tuesday January 27th.
Ruslan, of the Dream Junkies, has released a video of a live take for the track “Influenced”. Watch below. The song appears on his Out Of It EP which is available as an instant download if you pre-order his new album titled Do For One. That album should released in February through Kings Dream Ent.
The 2015 K-Love Fan Awards Press Conference at the historic Franklin Theatre is going on live now via Youtube. You can stream the event below. Along with the nominee announcements there will be special music performances from Colton Dixon, Plumb, Matt Maher, Francesca Battistelli, Matthew West and Steven Curtis Chapman (hosting the event).
Skrip has posted a music video for the single “Right Now” & you can watch below. He will release his new album, titled Renegades Never Die, on February 20th through Infiltrate Music. Pre-order physical bundles or the digital on iTunes or Amazon.
Lil’ Dre is back. Having tackled marriage and a few kids since his last album, Dre brings an amazing perspective on what it means to put Christ first and working on your home life second. Intelligent, catchy, and FREE (for following @lildrechurchboy on Twitter). Lil’ Dre’s “Homework” is perhaps the album to beat in the early part of this year.
A film project for USC’s Impact student documentary series covered the story of the hip hop crew Tunnel Rats. You can watch the short film below & I highly recommend you do if you’re interested in the history of Christians & hip hop.
Illect Recordings has announced the signing of veteran emcee Sojourn. You might recognize the name from Tunnel Rats & Future Shock. In 2015 the label will release his beat tape Tabula Rasa, the Art Therapy EP and his sophomore solo album, The Talking Drum. You can stream some recent guest verses & remixes via Illect’s Soundcloud below & pick up older releases via Bandcamp.
NF has debuted a music video for the single “Wake Up”. Check it out below. The song comes from his self-titled EP available now. He should be releasing his debut album in the first quarter of 2015.
Hip hop artist Yaves has announced that his new album, titled In Winters Ear, will release on February 10th via Sling Shot Media Group. Check out a new track, the album cover, track list, & promo video below. Pre-order the album on iTunes.
Milliyon has posted the music video “Hands Up Don’t Shoot”. You can download the track for free via Rapzilla’s Soundcloud below.
Proverb Newsome has released a music video for his single “Stand Tall” (ft. B.I.C.). Check it out below. The song appears on his upcoming sophomore album titled The Gaze EP.
Check out Shopé’s new music video for “Mona Lisa (Be Mine)” below. The song appears on his self-titled EP which is available now via Role Model Records. The video takes real footage from his recent wedding, for which the song was written. He also teamed up with producer Q-PON for a remix of his track “Don’t Let Me Stop” which you can also listen to & download below via Noisetrade
MC Jin stopped by Sway in the Morning to participate in the Doomsday Cypher. Unlike the other artists he participated in two separate videos which you can watch the below [warning: contains language that might offend]. Don’t forget to check out his new album XIV:LIX.
Dee-1 stopped by Sway in the Morning to participate in the Doomsday Cypher. You can watch the entire video below [warning: contains language that might offend]. His major label debut, titled 3’s Up, will release on February 17th. For those unfamiliar, “3’s up” for Dee-1 means “Be Real. Be Righteous. Be Relevant.”
Lecrae made a second appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night & performed an altered version of the single “Welcome To America”. If you missed it, you can watch below. The song appears on his latest album, Anomaly, which is available now.
Taelor Gray has released a new single called “Progress” which was produced by Daniel Steele (of The Bridge with DJ Efhecto). Listen & download below via Soundcloud.
Nobigdyl has posted a music video for his single “Beauty” which features Chad Jones of Reflection Music Group. Check that out below. His new EP, titled Smoke Signal, will release on January 19th. He also guests on Derek Minor’s new album Empire so be on the lookout for that feature. You can also download “Beauty” via Soundcloud below.
Sareem Poems is busy working on his Illect Recordings debut which should release early this year. On top of that he’s also working on a second project produced by Imperial. In the meantime check out a remix of Sareem & Imperial’s “God Bless The Child” below.
Lecrae has announced that he will be back on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this Friday, January 9th and this time he will be doing a full performance. Check out the announcement below.
Lamp Mode Recordings artist Json has released a music video for the single “Secrets” which will be re-released on his upcoming album early in 2015. The song has inspired a movement culminating in the “No More Secrets” campaign, which is speaking out against sexual assault. Get more info at the link.
Lecrae released a music video for the single “Messengers” which features for KING & COUNTRY. Check it out below. The song appears on Lecrae’s chart-topping album, titled Anomaly, which is available everywhere now.
Stephen the Levite has released the music video for the single “Frienemies” which features JGivens & Tragic Hero. Check that out below. The song appears on his latest album, titled Can I Be Honest?, which is available now via Lamp Mode.
Andy Mineo stopped by Sway in the Morning again & did a cypher with G.L.A.M. You can watch the entire video below [warning: contains language that might offend]. Prior to Andy’s verse he announces that they will be doing another 20 dates on the Anomaly Tour with Lecrae this April as well as the fact that he is working in January & February on his new album that should drop this summer. More news on that when we get it.
Mattie Montgomery posted a picture to his Instagram announcing he was recording guest vocals on the “hypest track of all time”. He didn’t announce who the artist was but gave the hints “#116″ & “#IBelieve”. Any guesses?
Ruslan has launched pre-orders for his new album due this February, via Kings Dream Entertainment. If you pre-order for $15.99 you get the deluxe physical version of the album plus an immediate download of the Out of It EP. Check out “Idea Intro”, one of the tracks from the EP below.
Hip hop artist Reconcile has released a new video for the single “Can’t Take This From Me” which features John Givez & Dre Murray. Watch below. He also added his latest album, titled Sacrifice, to DatPiff.com where you can grab it as a free download.
Lecrae debuted his new music video for “Say I Won’t” (ft. Andy Mineo) at tonight’s Brooklyn Nets game but you can check it below. The song is taken from his latest album Anomaly which is available now. How does it stack up against his other videos?
Hip hop artist Cole Zarick released his album Created To Create Vol. 2 this summer. If you haven’t checked it out you can listen & download (for free!) below via Bandcamp.