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lecrae-400--300x221.jpgWho said mainstream rappers like Jay-Z, Kanye West and T.I.  are the only ones who can land at the top of the charts and captivate a legion of fans with the quick spit of a hot sixteen! Just take a look at Holy Hip Hop artist Lecrae and you’ll quickly realize he’s blazing a trail all his own.

In just a short time span, this highly sought after Christian rapper, has released 5 critically acclaimed CD’s, started his own label Reach Records and revitalized a genre of music that was being ignored.

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Welcome-2-Holywood-Cover-300x300.jpgFort Lauderdale, Florida‘s favorite rapper, Prodigal Son has done it once again hitting the Billboard Charts this week with not one but, two albums,“Kingdom Swagga-nomics” at #34and “Welcome 2 Holy-Wood Compilation” at #27.  When asked about the success he’s having withHoly-Wood Records so far Prodigal Son had this to say, “We are just so excited that things have been going the way that they have but, we also know that there is a long road ahead of us to reach millions of p

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Start your summer off right by checking out the new album from FEDEL that redefines the Club as we know it. CLUB DAVID challenges listeners to live a life in passionate pursuit of God - featuring an amazing line up of songs, producation and artists, including: Cam, K Drama, Kambino, Corey Paul, Mouthpi3ce, Sean Johnson, Je'kob, and ZG

Available NOW at or iTunes.

Watch the Behind the Music of CLUB DAVID video -

"Join The Club" TODA

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Deborah Denise is a singer, songwriter, producer and vocal arranger. She was born in Jackson, MS and raised in Indiana. At the tender age of three she would come home from church and copy some of the notes on the piano and sing songs that she heard in church that day. By her sixth birthday she was playing childhood tunes by ear. “We had an organ in the living room, and I heard Silent Night on the radio,” she recalls. “I started playing it. And my aunt was like she’s playing Silent Night! My mo

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Sphere of Hip-Hop episode #73

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Podcast #73 hosted by Cas Metah of Scribbling Idiots.

Beats & rhymes in this episode from: Alert, Cas Metah, DJ Sean P, Elias, Griffin, MattmaN, muzeONE, Paradox, Playdough, Propaganda, Relic, Sho Baraka, theBREAX, Wonder Brown

Play list:
1. MattmaN – The Kite feat. Cas Metah, Elias & Griffin
2. muzeONE – Father Time
3. theBREAX – Brilliant Realness feat. Sho Baraka
4. Alert – All I See Is Red
5. Propaganda – Dig
6. Paradox & DJ Sean P – For

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Pre-Order Blacklight Today!

Tedashii's third release “Blacklight” is now available for pre-order. Place your order today and get a free instant download of Tedashii's first single "Riot"! Featuring Lecrae, C-Lite, Shane & Shane, PRo, KB,  and many more.  Available in storesMay 31st.  Pre-order the CD, CD Deluxe, Vinyl, Blacklight Package Deal, or the Blacklight Deluxe Package Deal.


Click here to pre-order the CD Version

Click here to pre-order the CD Deluxe Version

Deluxe version Includes:

*MP3 download of the full album

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It’s probably no accident that Erica Diamonds hails from Florida, popularly referred to as The Sunshine State. With her larger than life personality, and million dollar smile, it’s easy to see why her friends call her ‘Sunshine’. Call it fate or guidance by God, but as a singer with roots firmly planted in sharing God’s grace through Contemporary Gospel, Erica Diamonds believes that she was called to spread God’s word through her unique Christian brand of R&B and Pop infused music.


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MG_0003_1292162679.jpgSinger/Songwriter/Producer…..what most call in the music business a triple threat. At the end of the day Kevin is man that has a passion for music and loves to explore the many aspects of it. With two Urban Gospel projects under his belt, Kevin has solidified himself as one of the most influential voices in the Urban Inspirational movement. What seems to separate Kevin from the rest is his love and adaptation for all styles of music which include R&B, Gospel, Praise
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Playdough Releases 3rd LP "Hotdoggin"


Playdough of DeepSpace5 hasn't released a solo LP in six years! But during that time period released an EP, a free mixtape and a free project, here we are in 2011 and Playdoug has released his third LP "Hotdoggin'". The LP features production from Harry Krum, DJ Bombay, DJ Sean P and features guest verses from Fred B, Gift of Gab and more. Peep the tracklisting and buy the album HERE!!!

 Hotdoggin track listing:

1. Nunya
2. Rhymer Reason
3. No Angel
4. Elizabeth Shue
5. The Business
6. Say Sumn

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Jin – Sincerely Yours EP (Free download)

Jin – Sincerely Yours EP (Free download)

You remember Jin from 106 and Park's Freestyle Friday right? Well incase you didn't know it, son has been spitting for GOD lately. A few months ago he dropped  the Say Something mixtape. Now though Sphere of Hip Hop, you can cop The Sincerely Yours EP. It features five new tracks and production from Velly and STA. Find more information on Jin at on Twitterand YouTube.

Track List:
1. Sincerely Yours
2. Just Music
3. Whatever It Takes
4. Ch

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download_song.gif Artist: Wit & Dre Murray featuring Sean C. Johnson and Eshon Burgundy
Production: Black Milk
Album: Hell's Paradise II
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Twitter: @dremurray22 @IQwitMusic @BurgaKing @SeanCJohnson
Bio/Notes: Free Download in preparation for Wit & Dre Murray's Hell's Paradise II. Are you ready?

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On April 15 of this year, a small town in Mississippi, Clinton, was gnarled by an F3 tornado. Two rappers from that area, Twiceborn and P. Lo Jetson, stepped up to provide hope for the residents. Here's Twiceborn's commentary about the situation and song, along with the video below it:

After this devastating storm tore through my city, the city of Clinton, MS.  I instantly began pondering on what I could do to help my fellow citizens with the limited resources I had available. I began riding a

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Album: Struggles & Victory Deluxe Edition

Record Label: RokNice Records

Release Date4-26-11

Production:  Zone Beats, Eyesee Media, WHP, Vybe Beats, Scarecrow Beats, MISTER K.A., Zone Beats, Trak Exekutives, KUSH

I have a confession to make. A couple of weeks ago I was told about a dude named Rok who had some music he wanted me to feature on The Oracle. I asked Rok to email me what he had  and told him I’d check it out, but I wasn't to excited. To be honest, I get
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Claude Deuce, a rising singer/songwriter, has been making a name for himself in the last couple years and the word is continuing to spread.

Now following the growing trend in music, Deuce releases his first mixtape “Wanna Be Winans” paying homage to the legendary Winans brothers covering such classics as: Millions, Ain’t No To Worry and The Question Is.  To download this free mixtape go to

In July of  ’09, Deuce released his debut CD Young

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CHH Family, it is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that our brother in the Lord, Lawrence Anthony Stroman aka DJ Lace (Facebook), one of the Co-Founders of the Higher Ground Record Pool, has passed away and gone to be with the Lord. He died on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 around8:30pm. Many of us are just finding out the news early this morning.

DJ Lace accomplished so many things within and for Christian Hip Hop. His list of credits are far too many to name. If you knew him, you knew a g

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On Saturday April 16th, NYC will be exploding with excitement for the official release of the debut album "DRUGS" by NYC rap phenomenon Slave Da 9th Inning. The album which was executive produced by the world famous Producers Coalition of America consists of an array of banging tracks that will surely have an impact on the unsuspecting music world.

Slave is one of the most original, unique and innovative artists of his time and he is destined to leave a legacy. The album hosts some ho
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Veteran rapper Play of Kid ‘n Play is set to host the 11th annual Holy Hip Hop Awards.

Play, whose real name is Christopher Martin will co-host with radio personality Minister eDDIe Velez aka Da Prechin Puerto Rican, with music provided by DJ DexDJ Radikal and Higher Ground Record Pool.

The Holy Hip Hop Awards happen on April 17 at the North Event Venue and Lounge in downtown Atlanta, Ga.

Martin also teaches a bi-weekly class called Hip-Hop Seminar at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Univer

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In October of 2005, Timothy Brindle released his second album, Killing Sin. One month later, he stopped rapping.

What happened?

Find out in this exclusive forty minute interview, hosted by Lamp Mode’s own deejay essence.

The audio version of the interview can be downloaded here. (right-click, then save as…) Apple users (CTRL+click, then save link as…)

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