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#WadeO359 – 2014 Christian Hip Hop Year in Review

Its the end of the year and we count down the Top 40 songs of the year!. Calculated with a mathematic formula, we're playing this years top hit from the start of the show. Which song do you think will come out on top?

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Lecrae Lands #12 on Rolling Stone’s 40 Best Rap Albums of 2014

The mainstream success continues for Lecrae as he was recently featured in Rolling Stone's best rap albums of 2014. Anomaly landed at the #12 spot, ahead of most major industry artists. Read an excerpt from Rolling Stone's article below: Chart-topping rapper Lecrae built his fanbase independently, releasing six albums on Read More →

#WadeO358 – #TheChristmasMix + J Moss Interview

On today's show, we talk with J. Moss about his new #1 album and the current gap between the christian rap & gospel markets. Also, we've The Christmas Mix during the mix of the week

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Ferguson, Mike Brown, and Eric Garner: Where do we go from Here?

The following is a guest post, written by H. Adeniyi Taiwo, a Wade-O Radio listener and supporter. Taiwo's bio can be found at the bottom of this post. If you're interested in guest blogging, please contact our managing editor, Mikaela.
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New Music: Lecrae – “Welcome To America” (DJ Official ‘A Journey Through America’ Remix)

Artist: Lecrae Remix by: DJ Official Song: "Welcome to America" (A Journey Through America) Remix Album: Anomaly Album Release Date: September 9, 2014 Label: Reach Records DJ Official takes on Lecrae's hit "Welcome to America" for his latest remix. "A Journey Through America" utilizes a number of recognizable quotes and moments in American history to add Read More →

Billboard Names Lecrae #1 Gospel Artist for 2014, Revises CHH Chart Policy

Billboard announced today that Lecrae was the #1 Gospel artist of the year, leading nearly every Gospel chart due to the success of his latest album Anomaly. Read an excerpt from Wade Jessen's Billboard article below:
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New Video: Derek Minor – “Party People” feat. Social Club

Artist: Derek Minor Featured Artist: Social Club Song: "Party People" Producer: SykSense Album: Empire Album Release Date: November 4, 2014 Label: Humble Beast Records Derek Minor continues to build anticipation for Empire with the video for the second single "Party People" feat. Social Club. If you look closely, the video features Read More →

HipHopDX & Billboard Turn to Christian Hip-Hop Artists in Response to Deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner

Photo: Thi'sl Addresses the Community at "Let Your Voice Be Heard" Forum in Ferguson, MO

Over the past few years we've seen a number of Christian Hip-Hop artists make intentional, and sometimes controversial, moves to appeal to a broader population of hip-hop fans. "Should Christian artists try to appeal Read More →

Lamp Mode’s S.O. Gifts Supporters With 3 New Singles & Video In Honor of His 26th Birthday

PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT: PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 5, 2014)--Last week, Lamp Mode recording artist Seun “S.O.” Otukpe was nearly in a fatal car accident. By the grace of God, he is here to enjoy his 26th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, instead of soliciting gifts, he is giving them in the form of three Read More →

#WadeO356 – The Eric Garner Decision & Jor’dan Armstrong Interview

On today's show, we discuss the Eric Garner case, and how we need to view it as the body of Christ. Also, we talk to singer Jor'dan Armstrong about his new song "You Should Know"

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Lecrae and Mali Music Earn Grammy Nominations

Christian Hip-Hop returns to the Grammy Awards in 2015 with Mali Music and Lecrae both earning nominations. Mali Music is nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album for his latest project Mali Is..., while Lecrae is nominated for Best Rap Performance for his marriage anthem "All I Need Is Read More →

#WadeO355 – November Going in Mix

Its The November Mix Show and DJ Wade-O is mixing for 2 hours today! Also, we've got a new joint from Franky Bells and K-Drama

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#WadeO354 – Mike Brown, A Testimony and GS

We talk with GS about his new album 'That Real Talk 2'. Also. we discuss the Bill Cosby rape allegations, Mike Brown/Ferguson, and the news dealing with Michael Phelps. Plus, we have the top 10 hottest joints out right now!

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#WadeO353 – The Stephen the Levite/ Japhia Life Episode

We talk with CHH veteran Stephen The Levite about his new album "Can I Be Honest". Also. we catch Japhia Life to talk about his new album "The Profit". Plus, we've still got the top 10 hottest joints out right now!

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New Video: Derek Minor – “Who You Know”

Artist: Derek Minor Song: "Who You Know" Album: Empire Label: Reflection Music Group After dropping "Who You Know" on iTunes last night, Reflection Music Group artist Derek Minor unveiled the official music video today. The video features the entire RMG team and was directed by Will Cherry. Purchase "Who You Know" Read More →