Holy Hip Hop

When the L.A. Sentinel first introduced our readership to rapper, David Augustine aka Dee-1, the New Orleans native was making headlines for turning down a record deal with Lil Wayne’s imprint, Young Money. While many artists would have compromised their beliefs in order to be an “overnight success,” Dee-1 has continued to run his race […]

Fans of Da’ T.R.U.T.H. get ready to be excited because the veteran emcee is working on a book and a new mixtape. “I’m finally working on my book!!! I got the idea (light bulb emoji) about 6 months ago and truly believe it’s a God thing!!! Sidebar: Mixtape still on the way,” T.R.U.T.H. wrote on […]

Lecrae addresses his stance on current events in America and how it’s been received in his latest song, “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination).” Peep the lyric video below… https://youtu.be/FrIuwVzrlyE source: gospelgoodies.com  

Christian rap legend Ambassador spoke to Rapzilla about his new album When Sacred Meets Secular at Flavor Fest, and discussed getting back into “the game.” “This album was just to seat me at the table again,” said the emcee. “It was to indicate, even though a lot of my influence and impact, people speak about […]

Popular hip-hop artist and Reach Records founder Lecrae sat down with CNN after his passionate plea for social justice at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards, to discuss faith and politics in relation to being a successful black man in America. “Christian is a noun; Christian is a person. I function, I live life as a […]

Grammy-award winning rap artist Lecrae celebrates the RIAA Gold Certification of his breakthrough album Anomaly. Released with Reach Records on September 9, 2014, Anomaly debuted at #1 on the coveted Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, receiving universal acclaim and making Lecrae a force in rap music. The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has […]

Before I knew anything of hip-hop, I knew the gospel. Growing up in a southern Baptist home can be an insular experience. God and Christianity were a serious affair, and a conservative, largely unquestioned way of life tended to follow. Dresses and suits were required to step into church, profanity and promiscuity were considered sinful. […]

Check out ‘It’s Complicated’, the new LP by hip hop general Da’ T.R.U.T.H. released last week. After downloading it ourselves, we can vouch for its quality and we’ll definitely be keeping an eye and ear out for more from TRUTH. https://youtu.be/T7K0dP9PaDg source: TheGospelGuru.com

Imagine trying to be a missionary in another country without even attempting to learn the language. Any explanations of the gospel would be useless. Your listeners would have no idea what you are saying. In some ways, many American churches are in the same situation with their surrounding neighborhoods. The church is using one language […]

Louisiana rapper Dee-1 recently spoke to Rapzilla about his new release, “Against Us Remix,” featuring secular rappers Lupe Fiasco and Big Krit, and defended himself against the backlash he is receiving for working with a secular artist from a different religion. Dee-1’s new remix song features two rappers he considers friends, including Fiasco, a popular […]

Lecrae reveals in his new book, Unashamed that rappers Tupac and Ice Cube were his idols when he was craving acceptance and being led astray by a gang-banging uncle. The Reach Records founder and Academy Award winner took to Facebook Sunday to share an excerpt from the book, which is set to release on Tuesday. “I was […]

Lecrae, the rapper known as much for his Christian themes as his Southern-style rhymes, made a little history in 2014 with his album “Anomaly,” which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and the gospel chart. It’s a testament to his widespread appeal that people bought enough albums for him to top both charts. […]