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Stephen the Levite Drops “Frienemies” ft. JGivens and Tragic Hero

Stephen the Levite Drops “Frienemies” ft. JGivens and Tragic Hero

Stephen The Levite has dropped a new single “Frienemies” which also features JGivens and Tragic Hero. Listen below. If you want a free download of the track go here (email required). He will release his new album Can I Be Honest? on November 18th via Lamp Mode.

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Canon Freestyles on ESPN First Take

Canon Freestyles on ESPN First Take

Canon did a freestyle about the Pittsburgh Steelers for ESPN’s First Take. Check it out below.

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Trip Lee Releases “Beautiful Life (Mine)”

Trip Lee Releases “Beautiful Life (Mine)”

Trip Lee has released another new track from the new album Rise. Listen to “Beautiful Life (Mine)” below. In other news Trip has announced that he is doing a Facebook chat on his page from 8-8:30pm EST tonight. The new album releases next week.

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DROM Signs Hip Hop Artist Jericho

DROM Signs Hip Hop Artist Jericho

DROM Records have signed Nashville-based hip hop artist Jericho. The label will release his new album, titled Road 2 Redemption, on Nov. 11th. Check out a new track “Sin Is Swaggless” below.

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Derek Minor Inks Deal with Entertainment One

Derek Minor Inks Deal with Entertainment One

Derek Minor has signed a distribution and label services deal with Entertainment One for his upcoming album Empire. The new album will release in 2015. In other news he will be a headliner on the upcoming Jam The Hype Tour & appears on the soundtrack for the upcoming film Restored. Read the full press release here.

Stephen The Levite To Release ‘Can I Be Honest?’ in November

Stephen The Levite To Release ‘Can I Be Honest?’ in November

Stephen The Levite will release his new album Can I Be Honest? on November 18th via Lamp Mode. Check out the album cover below.

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Canon – Loose Canon Vol. 2

Review : Canon – Loose Canon Vol. 2

Canon may take a shotgun approach, but this EP will certainly please fans & serves as a good intro to one of the more underrated artists iN CHH

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KJ-52 – Mental

Review : KJ-52 – Mental

Veteran hip-hop mainstay KJ-52 brings together a new EP with five new songs and several remixes. “Mental” features a bevvy of collaborations as Lecrae, Tedashii, KB, Flame, Propaganda, Soul Glo Activatur (several times), Social Club, SPZRKT and others make their mark. But, does the sum of all those parts add up? Read on to find out.

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Lecrae Interviewed on Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning

Lecrae Interviewed on Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning

Lecrae was on Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning yesterday and you can watch the interview & freestyle below.

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Lecrae Interviewed By The Blaze

Lecrae Interviewed By The Blaze

Lecrae was featured on The Blaze with a lengthy interview with cultural editor Billy Hallowell. You can watch the nearly 40 minute interview below. In other news the live stream of his performance at the Hollywood Palladium is available for 24 hours here. The sales of Anomaly should easily top 150k this week as it has stayed in the Top 30 for several weeks after debuting at #1.

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Trip Lee Isn’t a Christian Rapper

Trip Lee Isn’t a Christian Rapper

Trip Lee was interviewed by BET recently and discusses the balance between the call to be a pastor & a rapper. He also talks a bit about the new album Rise. Watch the interview below.

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Swoope Releases Free ‘Because You Asked’ EP

Swoope Releases Free ‘Because You Asked’ EP

Swoope has released a brand new free EP titled Because You Asked. You can listen & download below via Noisetrade. Make sure you also check out his new album Sinema which is in stores now.

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Andy Mineo To Release New Project in 2015

Andy Mineo To Release New Project in 2015

NewReleaseTuesday was on hand at the Dove Awards on Monday night & quoted Andy Mineo who said, “I plan on dropping a new project next Spring.” He won the Dove Award for Hip Hop / Rap Album of the Year for Never Land.

Freestyle Fam Releases New Mixtape ‘Tha Kracken Vs. Freestyle Fam’

Freestyle Fam Releases New Mixtape ‘Tha Kracken Vs. Freestyle Fam’

Freestyle Fam have a new mixtape titled Tha Kracken Vs. Freestyle Fam. Listen & download below via DatPiff.

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What’s the Best Track on Lecrae’s ‘Anomaly’

What’s the Best Track on Lecrae’s ‘Anomaly’

Lecrae’s new album, titled Anomaly, has been out for a month now and you’ve had plenty of time to check it out. Now’s your chance to vote on your favorite tracks below.

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Andy Mineo on BET’s 106 & Park: The Backroom

Andy Mineo on BET’s 106 & Park: The Backroom

Andy Mineo’s was on BET’s 106 & Park: The Backroom yesterday. Check out the clip below.

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Jackie Hill Perry To Release New Album ‘The Art Of Joy’ In November

Music Video : Jackie Hill Perry To Release New Album ‘The Art Of Joy’ In November

Jackie Hill Perry will release her Humble Beast debut, titled The Art Of Joy, on November 4th. You can pre-order the album via iTunes & the label. As with all their releases it will also be available as a free download. Check out a new video, album cover, & track listing below.

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Trip Lee Drops New Single “Manolo” (ft. Lecrae)

Trip Lee Drops New Single “Manolo” (ft. Lecrae)

Trip Lee has released another new track from his upcoming Oct. 27th release titled Rise. Listen to “Manolo” which also features Lecrae below. The album is available for pre-order now on on Merchline, iTunes, & Amazon

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KJ-52 Releases Music Video for “Gameface [2nd Half Edition]

KJ-52 Releases Music Video for “Gameface [2nd Half Edition]

KJ-52 has released a music video for the single “Gameface [2nd Edition]” which features KB, Flame,  & Soul Glo Activatur. Watch below. The song will be on his new album Mental which releases on Oct. 21st.

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Stream Canon’s ‘Loose Canon Vol. 2′

Stream Canon’s ‘Loose Canon Vol. 2′

Canon will release his new album, titled Loose Canon Vol. 2, tomorrow via Reflection Music Group. However, you can stream the full album today on DJ Booth.

Lecrae Anomaly Tour to Feature on Yahoo Screen

Lecrae Anomaly Tour to Feature on Yahoo Screen

Yahoo Screen will be streaming the Lecrae set from the Anomaly Tour from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on October 12th at 11:30 pm EST. It will also be available for a 24 hour replay. In other news, according to HipHopDx the new album sold an additional 17k last week bringing the total so far to just under 137k. It will be interesting to see what happens this week as the tour kicks off.

Jus B Releases ‘Therapy EP’

Jus B Releases ‘Therapy EP’

Jus B has released his new album the Therapy EP. You can download the mixtape for free on DatPiff. You can also listen to a new track “The Struggle” which also features Flash & Majesty below.

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LA Symphony Returns & Gives Away Back Catalog

LA Symphony Returns & Gives Away Back Catalog

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 Releases ‘Fort Wayne’ Film & Soundtrack

Heath McNease Releases ‘Fort Wayne’ Film & Soundtrack

Heath McNease has released his film Fort Wayne along with the soundtrack. You can watch the film & listen/download the sountrack below via Noisetrade.

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Bizzle Releases Video for “Love We Share” with Lavoisier & Datin

Music Video : Bizzle Releases Video for “Love We Share” with Lavoisier & Datin

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.

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The Rock & Worship Roadshow Announces Lineup

The Rock & Worship Roadshow Announces Lineup

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 Releases New Single “Against Us”

Dee-1 Releases New Single “Against Us”

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.

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Matthew Parker Releases Lecrae “Nuthin” Remix

Matthew Parker Releases Lecrae “Nuthin” Remix

Matthew Parker has released a remix of Lecrae’s “Nuthin”. Listen & download the free track below. What do you think?

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Humble Beast To Release 2 More Albums This Year

Humble Beast To Release 2 More Albums This Year

Humble Beast will be releasing two more new albums this year: Jackie Hill Perry’s The Art of Joy and Eshon Burgundy’s The Fear of God.

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Lecrae Lands At #8 On Billboard 200

Lecrae Lands At #8 On Billboard 200

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.

Middle Clash Release “Gotham Fog” Single

Middle Clash Release “Gotham Fog” Single

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.

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Black Knight Releases Music Video for “Clappin”

Black Knight Releases Music Video for “Clappin”

Black Knight has released the music video for “Clappin” which also features Ada-L. Check it out below. The song appears on his latest EP The Young Future which is available on iTunes.

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Whosoever South Release Music Video For “Get Down”

Whosoever South Release Music Video For “Get Down”

Whosoever South have released a music video for “Get Down” from the group’s upcoming album titled Come On In which releases Oct. 7th. You can pre-order on iTunes.

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Lecrae Partners With VSCO For a Unique ‘Anomaly’ Listening Session

Lecrae Partners With VSCO For a Unique ‘Anomaly’ Listening Session

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 Release “The Other Side” Music Video

Hazakim Release “The Other Side” Music Video

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.

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Trip Lee Releases “Sweet Victory” & Launches Pre-Orders

Trip Lee Releases “Sweet Victory” & Launches Pre-Orders

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.

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KJ-52 Releases “Gameface (2nd Half Edition)”

KJ-52 Releases “Gameface (2nd Half Edition)”

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.

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412 Release “Body Party” Video

412 Release “Body Party” Video

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.

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Grits Begin Kickstarter for New Album

Grits Begin Kickstarter for New Album

Grits have announced that they are back and have started a Kickstarter to raise funds for a new album. The duo hopes to raise $25,000 over the next 28 days.

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