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the-battery-two.jpgSome of you might not know this but there was Christian Hip Hop long before Lecrae and Reach Records! Study your history and learn about the Tunnel Rats. In fact, the Tunnel Rat crew were already OG’s when I got into them around 2001. That’s when Josh (Of Sphereofhiphop.com) was running Uprok Records. I don’t want to get off the subject but that was a good time for Christian Hip Hop. Uprok was sort of like the “Humble Beast” of the time. Pretty much every project they dropped was a must have alb

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Mars Ill’s release Raw Material is one of the best albums ever made, and it is easily a classic, especially featuring tracks such as “Sphere Of Hip Hop pt 2”, “Black Market”, “Loves Not”, “Rap Fans”, “Touch And Go”, and “Sphere Of Hip Hop (original)”, and more. All material from beginning to end contribute to this albums elite status. Mars Ill has put together a great album for fans, giving fans what they want. The intro track entitled “Mars Ill” is fashioned in such a creative fashion, that th

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KB 'TODAY WE REBEL' ALBUM REVIEW - I give my thoughts on KB's latest album the third reach records project of the year, with Lecrae's 'All things Work Togeth...

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TheKnuBlack “Ohana” Album Review


There’s a unique new group coming out of the East Coast music scene that is unlike anything the hip-hop world has ever seen before. 

The duo made up of KnuOrigen and Kay Sade call themselves TheKnuBlack, and they believe they represent a tribe of people who tend to find themselves on the outside of what’s “cool” and popular. Their combination of uplifting storytelling and soulful instrumentals fuse together into a sound that can’t be found in the music industry today. Some parts Black Ey
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Gerry Skrillz features Joey Jewish on his new single "Light Work". 

The track is produced by Wontel and is the lead single for Skrillz upcoming EP scheduled to be released in the Fall. 

"Light Work" encourages us as the body of Christ to respond to our calling and not live complacent self-serving lives. 

Audio: Gerry Skrillz "Light Work (feat. Joey Jewish)"

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3ekr13C48LOd0lZet8ReUH

Light Work is available at all download and streaming outlets including:

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I’m going to be 100 percent real with you. This album is not for every Christian. This is next level Hip Hop that will challenge your mind. It’s like reading a book. If you like swagged out trap music you will be disappointed. I’m just being honest. Talented 10th is Sho Baraka’s first full album since he left Reach Records and became an independant artist and I really feel it’s his best work yet!

 

Let me give you some background. The phrase "talented tenth" was first used in 1896 by Northern

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the-battery-two.jpgSome of you might not know this but there was Christian Hip Hop long before Lecrae and Reach Records! Study your history and learn about the Tunnel Rats. In fact, the Tunnel Rat crew were already OG’s when I got into them around 2001. That’s when Josh (Of Sphereofhiphop.com) was running Uprok Records. I don’t want to get off the subject but that was a good time for Christian Hip Hop. Uprok was sort of like the “Humble Beast” of the time. Pretty much every project they dropped was a must have alb

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The emcee: Sareem Poems from the LA Symphony crew. The DJ: Dust of Mars ILL and Deepspace 5 fame. The project: a duo by the name of PND (which stands for Poems N Dust). For the past four years, the two artists of PND have been working on their first album together, the cleverly-titled Dirty Words. After working hard on it and shopping around to different labels, it finally saw the light of day thanks to the newer hip hop label, Humble Beast. It's available in digital and physical form, and ins

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Release Date: March 29, 2005

Label: Gotee Records

Buy on iTunes

Tracklisting:
1. Jenny (Intro)
2. Stereo
3. Fabulous Dramatics
4. Unhappy Birthday
5. Overloaded
6. Take Me Away
7. Sorry
8. Monumental Continental
9. Who's Watching Me?
10. Caeser
11. Why Listen
12. Rush
13. It's Over Now

4th Avenue Jones was made up of vocalists Ahmad Jones and his wife Tena Jones, violinist Gailybird, guitarist Timmy Shakes, drummer Dee Calloway and bassist Phat Al. Evidently, "Stereo: The Evolution of HipRockSoul" is a crew ef

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Jam The Hype Jam the Hype

One of my LEAST favorite phrases in the music business is “Highly Anticipated.”  That phrase is used by every wannabe artist and is the true measure of a lame press kit.  But for the first time I can personally remember it fitting an album, the new Gawvi EP does indeed earn the use of those two words.  Those of us who have watched him since he came on the scene as the musical tour-de-force behind Rhema Soul, the four-song EP “Lost in Hue” launches Gawvi’s first offici

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