Posts tagged "Lecrae"

#Wade445 – DJ Official Tribute

The community has grieved all week over the sudden passing of Cross Movement and Reach Records’ DJ DJ Official. The father, husband and former road DJ for Lecrae and before that Cross Movement had over 200 song placements on Christian Rap projects over the years.

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Testimony: A Musician’s Story – Race and Reconciliation Part 1

Testimony: A Musician’s Story is an audio-biography series that features various Christian artists. It tells their story through interviews and their music. It’s hosted by our friend Gaelika Brown aka Brown Theory. A black rapper, a white rapper, and a Police Officer talk Read More →

DJ Wade-O Remembers DJ Official

I learned to DJ while at Howard University. Parties, Clubs, Greek events, Rap Battles, WHBC, I did it all and loved every minute of it. Then I got saved the day after I graduated, and I stopped doing music altogether. In my heart, I couldn't reconcile hip hop and Christianity. In the Read More →

Legendary Christian Hip Hop Producer, Nelson “DJ Official” Chu, Passes Away at 39

On Sunday afternoon, August 14, the world learned that Nelson Chu, aka DJ Official, had passed away due to complications from a recent double lung transplant. The legendary producer for Cross Movement, Reach Records, and others was only 39 years old. The sad news comes just weeks after the Cross Movement Read More →

Top 10 Christian Hip Hop Projects from the First Half of 2016

As 2016 began, it started off with surprises. One of which came from Lecrae, with the surprise release of his conclusion to the Church Clothes mixtape series. We have seen the return of veterans, the transition of artists maturing into themselves, and debut albums from artists we have been anticipating music from. Read More →

#Wade443 – Vibes and Stuff

Today we share some interviews with artists from Legacy Conference. We talked with Sho Baraka about his signing with Humble Beast, and with Json about his new project Foreign.

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#Wade440 – The Brave

My brother Fedel calls in to discuss his new EP The Brave as well the wave of police brutality cases and strained race relations in our country.

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#Wade439 – Time for Some Action

This was emotionally draining and difficult week. We saw men die at the hands of police, protests and then the tragic stand-off with police in dallas that resulted in the death of 5 police officers.

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Legacy Conference 2016 ‘Missio Dei’ – Legacy Fest Day 3 Recap

For those who were unable to attend the Legacy Conference this year, we have you covered! Wade-O Radio team members, Jacob and Mikaela, take you throughout the in’s and out’s of this year’s Legacy experience. We believe in the Legacy’s goal of equipping disciple makers with biblically-based tools and hope our small window into the Read More →

Legacy Conference 2016 ‘Missio Dei’ – Day 1 Recap

For those who are unable to attend the Legacy Conference this year, we have you covered! Wade-O team members, Jacob and Mikaela, take you throughout the in’s and out’s of this year’s Legacy experience. We bring to you a brief recap of each event, including The Cross Movement Reunion Concert and The Read More →

Album Review: BrvndonP – ‘BrvndonP’

Disclaimer: All views presented in this review are those of the reviewer and not of DJ Wade-O.

When we leave this world, what do we actually take with us? Can we truly claim anything as our own? "Your name is the only thing you own." These are the words from Read More →

#Wade438 – July In the Lab Mix

Summer is in all swing and today Wade-O drops the perfect sound track for your Summer BBQ’s, Pool Parties and road trips, the July In the Lab Mix. Plus, we set things off with Wade’s World Wide Top 10.

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#Wade437 – Higher Learning With Swift

CHH Vet Swift, fka R-Swift, calls in to talk about his new project with Xist Music titled "Higher Learning"

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#Wade436 – Jesus or Nah

My brother Q-heem the Redeemed calls in to discuss his new single Jesus or Nah and how God pulled him out of the trap house during his darkest hour.

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The Legacy Conference 2016 set to pay tribute to Pioneering CHH Group, The Cross Movement

THE LEGACY CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT: The Legacy Conference is excited to honor the legacy of Cross Movement as being pioneers who blended theology with hip hop. Beginning with their first studio album, Heaven’s Mentality (1997), they produced six albums through 2007. They left their mark on the urban culture which Read More →
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