Prophetic Poetic Music For The Soul

30Mar/13

New Audio: Sleeping Showers

Sleeping Showers

Sleeping Showers is a rich, nuanced album composed by two young artists on an impressive grind to advance their craft. Our homie Clutch (Hamilton, ON) provides a diverse canvas for lyricist MC Forty (Cincinnati, OH) to paint. The result is worth taking in. Download for Free via Bandcamp.

The Runaway picks: Sleeping Showers, Goodnightrous, Don't Sleep, Double Dope, Don't Fear the Unknown

Warning: This record does have some language not suitable for pre-teens.

29Mar/13

The Runaway interview with Sketch the Journalist

The Runaway recently sat down with Houston's Sketch the Journalist for his "5 Questions With..." interview series. Enjoy this discussion about The Runaway's folk hip hop project Inspired, the Canadian hip hop scene, his relationship with Shad K, and his introduction to Christian rap. Recorded via Google Hangout on March 14, 2013.

28Mar/13

Crisis – Accurate Aim (Music Video)

Our homie (and member of The Custodians) Crisis recently dropped a music video for a new track "Accurate Aim" produced by J Nyce. Enjoy.

18Mar/13

ILL SEER – Urban Doxology: Brokenness

Much love to the work of @npegg for helping launch a new "Urban Doxology" series!

And a big thanks to SphereofHiphop.com for their support on this:
http://www.sphereofhiphop.com/rap/2013/03/ill-seer-urban-doxology-brokenness-music-video/

18Feb/13

‘Sleeping Showers’ drops March 2, 2013

Our friend Clutch is releasing a new project with MC Forty. Keep an eye out for it.

Sleeping Showers

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8Feb/13

Audio Leak: “Why We Talk Stuff Like That (Intro)” by R.U.I.N.

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31Jan/13

Da’ T.R.U.T.H. – J.I.F.E. music video

Peep the visuals for this inspiring new song from Da' T.R.U.T.H entitled "J.I.F.E." (Jesus is For Everybody). While I'm not usually down with songs that respond to 'haters', TRUTH strives to clarify his position in ministry as lovingly as possible. By the time the 'extras' come in on the chorus, you should be hooked. Like I said, very inspiring.

Da' T.R.U.T.H.'s new record Love, Hope, War is available at Sphere of Hip Hop

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30Jan/13

Sho Baraka’s Talented Xth – a discussion

Sketch the Journalist does an absolutely fabulous job covering the Christian Hip-Hop scene both nationally and in his home state of Texas. He continues to get the 'big interviews' and asks the poignant questions about the Christian's place in hip-hop culture. Continue to check out his blog for great content.

Posted below is an hour long discussion about Sho Baraka's intelligent and thought provoking new release Talented Xth. Sketch writes:

It was hosted by author Seth Tower Hurd and included hip hop artist/urban missionary Kareem Manuel and Ta-Tanisha Jordan, a Chicago-based actress who will be opening up a Children’s Theater Company this fall.

Our talk was sparked by the release of Sho Baraka’s Talented Xth album (which hit #3 on iTunes’ Hip Hop/Rap charts yesterday) and his “Jim Crow” song that uses the “n-word” and “b-word” – something that surprises and shocks people given Sho’s past affiliation with one of  Christian hip hop’s most visible record labels.

This discussion is definitely worth your time. Check it out.

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29Jan/13

ILL Seer’s UrbanDoxology Trailer

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24Jan/13

“Skate Kids”

Here's a new track, "Skate Kids", by JuanLove with Clutch underneath and DJ Aslan on the cuts.