Tag Archives: Hip Hop
Trip Lee is streaming the Gawvi produced new album Rise in it’s entirety before release next Tuesday. Head over to Vibe to check it out. You still have a few days to pre-orderon Merchline, iTunes, & Amazon.
Dream Junkies have released the first installment of the KD Chronicles Vol. 1. The mini-documentary covers Beleaf’s Red Pills + Black Sugar album release show at the House of Blues in San Diego. Watch below.
Jackie Hill has released her first single from her upcoming album titled The Art Of Joy. Listen to “Dead Preacher” below. Pre-order the new album on iTunes or from Humble Beast before it releases on Nov. 4th.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Lecrae was on Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning yesterday and you can watch the interview & freestyle below.
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.
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.
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.
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 have a new mixtape titled Tha Kracken Vs. Freestyle Fam. Listen & download below via DatPiff.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.