Posts tagged "Xist Music"

Album Review: Surf Gvng – ‘Initixtion’

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

When you hear the word initiation, what comes to mind? In the urban community, most would promptly think of gang life, violence and bad neighborhoods. I would then ask what kind of people Read More →

Xist Music Signs Surf Gvng

Christian Hip Hop label Xist Music has recently announced their latest partnership, inking a new deal with Surf Gvng, a luminous pair of artists, from Miami, Florida. The multi-year, multi-album deal creates a stronger launching point for the buzzing movement that Wolf and Geek have been building Read More →

Former Christan rapper Jahaziel announces he has left the faith

On Tuesday, December 22, 2105 a U.K. rapper posted a Facebook message that sent shockwaves into the Christian hip hop community. Jahaziel, an MC who released Christian rap albums independently and through the Xist Music record label (where he is still listed as an artist on their roster), announced Read More →

Album Review: Sean Simmonds – ‘Borne IDentity’

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

Concluding a seven-year hiatus from his last studio album, Sean Simmonds comes back to the game with a strong follow-up album. The album is laced with several featured Read More →

Album Review: Gemstones – Blind Elephant

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

In the Christian hip hop world, fans go two ways with people that used to be a part of the secular or mainstream world of hip hop. The first approach is caution. "Are they Read More →

Testimony: A Musician’s Story – Gemstones: ‘Blind Elephant’

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 Aliens, illuminati, suicide, and God? Those are just a few of the topics the under-rated rapper Read More →

New Video: Gemstones – “Selfish” feat. Precious

Artist: Gemstones Featured Artist: Precious Song: "Selfish" Album: Blind Elephant (iTunes | Amazon | Google Play) Album Release Date: May 5, 2015 Label: Xist Music Shortly after dropping his new album Blind Elephant Xist artist Gemstones released the official music video for "Selfish" feat. Precious. For more about the project and a discussion of Baltimore, check out his Read More →

Today’s New Releases: May 5, 2015

For up to date information on past and future Christian Hip-Hop releases, check out our new Album Release Calendar. Our calendar is a comprehensive stop for CHH news with links to album reviews, interviews, and digital music outlets (iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Bandcamp, etc).

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Gemstones #BaltimoreUprising & “Blind Elephant” Full Interview (2015)

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DJ Wade-O chats with Gemstones about Baltimore's uprising and more!

In our interview. We spoke with Gemstones about:

  • The unrest in Baltimore
  • The new album
  • Systemic issues in urban societies
  • and MUCH more