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Rap Group Runs a Credit Card Scam, Then Makes a Song About It

Pop Out Boyz Arrested

It’s hard to even know what to say about this.  Although it’s juvenile and really stupid, I understand that rappers flaunt money and possessions in order to present the image they believe will lead to success.  Frankly, the cat is out of the bag as far as how hip-hop record deals really …

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Snoop Dogg Posts Video Jammin’ Out to Kirk Franklin’s “Silver and Gold”

Snoop Dogg

Gotta love this.  Kirk Franklin shared this video on his Facebook page with the caption: Thankful to do music that speaks to everybody this morning. You never know who’s listening…we may the only Bible folk will ever read…. Let’s pray for Snoop and for Kirk to continue making bold music …

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ESPN Taps Dee-1 for Promo Video of ‘The Undefeated’

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ESPN teams up with Dee-1 for the ESPN Undefeated theme song. The lyricist has found himself at the center of a major collaboration with ESPN for a new video spot deemed “We Are the Undefeated.” The series is a new initiative from ESPN and they chose Dee to handle the introduction …

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Christian Rapper A. Ward Battles a Gang Member: Who Took the L?

A. Ward vs. 501 Blu

I know some people disagree with it, but I think it’s amazing to see what some Christians are doing within the battle rap scene.  I’m sure there’s some I’ll miss but Street Hymns, Ki’Shon Furlow, Th3 Saga, Loso, and A. Ward are all holding it down. This latest one from A. …

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Forbes Magazine Covers Dee-1 and Provides Student Loan Tips

Dee-1 - Forbes

It’s amazing to me to see what God has done with Dee-1’s song “Sallie Mae Back“.  Although the song itself isn’t explicitly about his faith as a Christian, it has exposed him to millions and I can only imagine how many found the Gospel when trying to learn more about his …

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Erykah Badu Receives Backlash on Twitter for an Issue More Moms Should Be Discussing

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I have always admired Erykah Badu. Why? Because she has never conformed to society’s norms or ideals. Her mind seems to operate on its own unique frequency and she doesn’t care what people think of her. That’s part of what makes her awesome. Last night, she lit Twitter up with …

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DMX Raps a Passionate Prayer on N.O.R.E.’s Drink Champs Podcast

DMX

DMX is one of those artists I have always rooted for and I’m not here to judge whether or not he is saved.  Obviously he has battled demons his entire life, but I sincerely hope I see him in Heaven.  In the meantime I’ll pray for deliverance, as it seems he …

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Dream Junkies Make Their TV Debut on NBC

Dream Junkies - Carson Daly

Ruslan, Beleaf, and John Givez took their Dream Junkies show to the small screen for the first time as the musical guests on Last Call with Carson Daly.  The NBC talk show featured footage of the fun and upbeat track “Showbiz”, as well as “I Got the Juice”, both of which appear …

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Outkast’s Big Boi Raps About His Faith on Deitrick Haddon’s “Sinners” Track

Big Boi - Gospel Verse?

Saints & Sinners is a new show on BounceTV.  CHH is making it’s presence known on its soundtrack via Reach Records’ Lecrae and RMG lead man Derek Minor. Perhaps the most interesting detail takes shape with the theme song of the series featuring Big Boi.  The song by Preachers of LA star Deitrick Haddon features a …

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Shai Linne Questions Lecrae on Redefinition of “Unashamed”

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Lecrae recently did an interview with mainstream hip-hop outlet HipHopDX.  In it, he addresses the controversial change of their mission statement that caused an uproar within CHH when fans started noticing it on the Reach Records website. In the interview, he states the reasoning behind the change being due to their brand …

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