Earlier today legendary Christian Hip Hop figure DJ Official shared that in the next 2 weeks he will find out if he is a candidate for a lung transplant. As many of you may remember, almost 2 years ago DJ Official shared a blog post about his career as Read More →
Artist: K-DramaSong: "What You Know About" (“Know Me (Huh What)” Remix)
For the 7th song in his weekly #TBTMusicSeries K-Drama remixed the classic song "Know Me (Huh What)" by The Cross Movement. Fans of Christian Hip-Hop are enjoying the track's rich recounting of the sub-genre's history, naming a number of classic artists Read More →
Artist: Atiba HalisiFeatured Artists: Angie Rose, Tower & Gramm
Song: "Woosah Remix"
Producer: Tone JonezLabel: Life Music
Philadelphia artist Atiba Halisi dropped the remix to his popular single "Woosah" on Soundcloud today. Atiba was apprenticed under Cross Movement members and has released 2 mixtapes, the latest being 2014's The Understudy. Download & stream "Woosah Remix" below:
Former Cross Movement artist Phanatik dropped a new freestyle video today titled "ill-Natik." The video features a longer version of the verse he spit at The Battle of Philadelphia. According to Phanatik's YouTub page, "the crowd just about lost it" when he performed it for the first time.
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Artist: Atibi HalisiSong: "Woosah"
Producer: Tone JonezAlbum: The UnderstudyAlbum Release Date: November 18, 2014
Label: Life Music
Philly native Atiba Halisi (fka Phien) is a former battle rapper who became convicted to rap about the life that he was actually living. He was an apprentice under Cross Movement members and released two Read More →
As part of Sketch the Journalist’s “CHH 101” series of posts for WadeORadio.com about the history of the gospel rap movement, he’ll be sharing video interviews he’s conducted with some of the genre’s top names about their first experience with Christian hip hop.
Rappers retelling Bible stories - it’s what many people who don’t listen to the music think about when they hear the term “Christian hip hop.”
We know it’s not exclusively (or even mostly) that, but it’s also a type of song ideally suited to members of this community of faith. Christian Read More →
PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT:Clear Sight Music, (St. Louis, MO): Grammy-nominated artist, Flame, signs a new artist to his boutique label, Clear Sight Music. Hip-hop artist Mike REAL will join the Clear Sight Music roster which currently houses artists Flame and V.Rose.
Mike REAL was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He Read More →
PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT:Milwaukee native Eric Cross first appeared on the hip hop scene in 2006 and quickly gained popularity in his area, even being named as Milwaukee's holy hip hop artist of the year. He has recorded songs and shared stages with Pettidee, Cross Movement, and Read More →
One of my favorite things about Christian hip hop is that it has the ability to actually educate the believer. There are songs that are great for concerts and dancing, but there are also songs that can make you think, reflect, and learn.
Theology is simply the study of God or Read More →
To an 18-year-old Shai Linne, you’d have to be high on LSD to think he'd become a Christian hip-hop pioneer and release an album titled Lyrical Theology Pt. II: Doxology.
Linne loved hip hop. But he would’ve regarded the subgenre of Christian hip hop an oxymoron, if he had any awareness Read More →