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Why MCs Avoid The Term “Christian Rap” Like It’s A Dirty Word (Video)

Less than three years ago, Lecrae reached the top of the pop charts with Anomaly. The Reach Records release, which subsequently went gold, marked a new pinnacle for what is commonly referred to as "Christian Rap." In this week's episode of TBD, Justin "The Company Man" Hunte examines the weird... Read more

Andy Mineo Defeats the 5 Fingers of Death With a Biblical Freestyle (Video)

Andy Mineo returned to the Sway in the Morning show in promotion of his new album, Uncomfortable, which will be released on September 18. For many, Andy's profile grew exponentially, after his standout freestyle on Sway's RapFix Live in December of 2013. Mineo is a Reach Records artist and, like... Read more

Here Are the Best Freestyles of 2014. Nothing. But. BARS (Video)

Contrary to popular belief, a freestyle does not have to be an "off the top" verse, at least according to Big Daddy Kane and Kool Moe Dee, if you take them as credible sources. Says Kool Moe Dee in his book, There's a God on the Mic: "There are two... Read more

Andy Mineo Drops Lyrics of Faith and Fury in The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

"Only sure thing in life is your death. I pray these rappers know that dude who's hanging on their neck." Andy Mineo is the latest to drop a verse in The Backroom on 106 & Park and he BODIED IT...with lyrics of substance and his message of faith. If you... Read more

The Digital Stars Of 2014 Show Out In This BET Hip-Hop Awards Cypher (Video)

The first of many 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers has hit the web. Curated as a "Digital All-Star" grouping, this includes the Top 15-selling Andy Mineo, veteran Emilio Rojas, Common-cosigned Dreezy, De La Soul-cosigned Dillon Cooper, Retro Jace, and Conceited. With the exception of Mineo, who rang bells last year... Read more

Lecrae May Be An Anomaly, But He Is an Open Book (Album Stream)

Lecrae's seventh studio album, Anomaly will release next week (September 9). The Reach Records star has delivered his mainstream-friendly brand of Christian Hip-Hop to the masses, and right up the charts in the last five years. His latest effort builds on that foundation, with involvement from Strange Fruit Project's S1... Read more