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December 7, 2015

New Lecrae Music Coming Soon?

Symbolyc One (S1), a platinum-selling producer who has worked with Eminem, Beyoncé, Kanye West and Lecrae, among others, revealed at the 2015 Dove Awards that he has collaborated with Lecrae on his next project. "We locked in for two weeks," S1 said. "It's a lot I...

November 13, 2015

Pass or Play? Christon Gray – Guard’s Up (Charged Up Freestyle)

Kirk Franklin/Fo Yo Soul Recordings' artist Christon Gray released a remix of Drake's "Charged Up" record called "Guard's Up" in anticipation of his upcoming album. "Man, it feels GREAT to be dropping some new music to y'all soon. My new album is finished and in the...

November 13, 2015

Kirk Franklin sits down with “The Breakfast Club”

With big hits such as "Stomp,""Revolution,"and "I Smile," It's no wonder that he's sold over 10 million records. After a five year hiatus, he's got new music. Nine-time Grammy winning artist, producer and songwriter Kirk Franklin speaks about his new album "Losing My Religion", being addicted to...

November 13, 2015

Trip Lee: God Is Glorified in Our Weakness

John Piper-founder of the platform, Desiring God,  released another video featuring Trip Lee. This time, the Reach Records recording artist and pastor of Cornerstone Church speaks on "how he’s seen God’s strength glorified in his weakness and encourages believers to embrace their weakness and rest...

November 13, 2015

Reach Records Faces Backlash As 116 is Removed from Mission Statement

Christian hip-hop's leading label Reach Records has recently changed the "About" section on their website. The label's two founders Ben Washer and Lecrae have provided a new biography for the website's "About" section and it is as follows. "Reach Records began in a couple of closets. One...

November 13, 2015

Lecrae ministers in Middle East

"Stop posting about a non-Christian rap label. I'm so sick of these ashamed anti-christs." "I won't buy another Reach Records album ever again. I lost all respect for them." "They've updated their statement from 116 to 666: "From this time many of his disciples turned back and...

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November 6, 2015

What are your top 5 songs of the moment?

It’s that time again! We over here at CULTURE_NEWNORM wants to see what you all are listening to. What are the  5 tracks you have on repeat at the moment?    Remember, it doesn’t have to be limited to Christian Hip Hop. It could be Throwback, urban, pop or even...

November 3, 2015

Album Review: Travis Greene – The Hill

One hot summer morning, as I was making my way to church, I came across a song that not only sounded good but seemed to sum up my life at the very moment. That song was "Intentional". Initially, I thought it was Mali Music who sung...