Tag: rap

November 29, 2020

Illect Recordings Announce Holiday Sale

Underground hip-hop leaders Illect Recordings (home of Sivion, Terem, James Gardin and many others) are running holiday sales currently on physical merch (12″ Vinyl, 7″ Vinyl, CDs, Cassette Tapes & more). A few new items are included in addition to a couple re-stocks. There are also pre-orders, from tomorrow, for the Sivion x DertBeats Vinyl LP.… Continued →

July 26, 2020

July 21, 2020

New vinyl from Sareem Poems & Newselph

There’s a new collaborative album out featuring Sareem Poems & Newselph, and . . . it’s now available on vinyl! Hip-hop leading indie label Illect Recordings are offering the vinyl for pre-order via their Bandcamp page. Fans who pre-order the vinyl will get it 2 weeks before it hits stores August 14 (via Fat Beats).… Continued →

April 2, 2020

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February 25, 2020

Illect Recordings drops three new projects for FREE download

Seattle-based hip-hop label Illect Recordings are at the top of their game after more than a decade of releasing quality hip-hop and alternative rap. They’ve just released three new projects which can be streamed, or even downloaded for free! The first is an instrumental album from Sivion called “Group Therapy: Beats” and it features a number of underground hip-hop producers on different tracks.… Continued →

February 12, 2020

CHH veterans Flame & Da' T.R.U.T.H. team up for Complicated-ish Podcast

Remember as kids, when we were taught something was either good or bad, right or wrong, etc.? Then later, you realize everything doesn’t quite fit as neatly in those categories. It’s more complicated. Grammy nominated artists, Da’ T.R.U.T.H. and Flame delve into candid discussions on society, the arts, religion, humanity and more while exploring meaningful topics relevant to their shared faith and the culture that shapes it all.… Continued →

February 3, 2020

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November 11, 2019

November 1, 2019

REVIEW : Kanye West - Jesus Is King

“Damn” is the only curse word you’ll hear on Kanye West’s latest album.* Jesus Is King is gospel rap, and not only in the usual sense. With the help of the Sunday Service Choir and Fred Hammond, the gospel influence is potent; although rhymes and beats are present, the latter are especially minimal.… Continued →

October 26, 2019

October 21, 2019

Song of the Day: Mars ILL - Inside Out

Mars ILL’s “Inside Out” is one of the most convicting songs I’ve ever heard. Backbreakanomics (2003) is a classic album as a whole, but Dust’s production on this song is what really sets it apart, with its haunting samples and DJ scratches. Manchild uses the occasion to tell a story which focuses on social inequality, spiritual transformation, and justice.… Continued →

October 18, 2019

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September 29, 2019

Manafest to Release New Album "This Is Not The End", Drops New Single

Manafest is about to release his new album “This Is Not The End” and has launched a special fundraising initiative via Kickstarter to reach that goal. You can click here to get all the Manafest merch you’ve ever dreamed about owning along with some new music samples. Check out the new song “Plan For Me” that shares a beautiful story and message of hope, below.… Continued →

September 24, 2019

May 19, 2019

Introducing: Idle Achiever

We are introducing you all to a young new group known as Idle Achiever. I’d like to thank Joel Holycross for sharing this group with me. They have a unique style, mixing up indie rock with hip-hop, and EDM, into one delightful package of music. Listen to the music, absorb the lyrics, and check out all that Idle Achiever has to offer.… Continued →

May 6, 2019

April 9, 2019

Brinson Announces New Album

On Friday, April 26, Brinson will be releasing his new album Reversing Tomorrow. No stranger to the hip-hop scene, this will be his 9th solo project; his first album, Escaping Me, was released in 2008. The press release includes some more information about the sound and lyrics: The song “Aqua Drip” taps into both the author’s affinity for comic book culture and the superhero mythology of the Marine Marvel.… Continued →

March 31, 2019

Introducing: 1K Phew

I just have to take a moment to introduce rising hip-hop star 1K Phew to all of our readers. My youngest son is a huge fan and loves this guy. He recites these songs all day long and it got me looking more. This is quality hip-hop/rap from a star on the rise through CHH.… Continued →

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