Atlanta Christian Rapper LeCrae Claims No. 1 Spot on iTunes With ‘Church Clothes Vol. 2′

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ATLANTA – If the iTunes charts are to be believed, Atlanta-based holy hip hop MC LeCrae’s “ChurchClothes Vol. 2” mixtape is the best selling digital album in the US. The sequel to 2012’s “Church Clothes” was released this week and is available for free on download sites like Datpiff.com. But supporters of LeCrae’s mission and […]

BET Networks Presents The “I AM HIP HOP ICON” Award To Legendary MC, Rakim

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NEW YORK – BET Networks today announced that legendary MC, Rakim will be the recipient of the “I AM HIP HOP ICON” Award at this year’s BET HIP HOP AWARDS filming at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Rakim will be acknowledged and honored for his contribution to […]

The Righteous Rev. Al Green Still Spreads Love & Happiness

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TENNESSEE – Over four decades of as a performer; multi-millions in record sales; 11 Grammy Awards; and he’s 66 years old. Added all together those numbers, and then some, equal the sum total of R &B/Soul singing legend Al Green. The number 36 is another number that can be added to this music icon’s equation. […]

CHERYL PEARSON-MCNEIL: Music Makes the World Go Around

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OPINION – When you and I talk about technological leaps and bounds, frequently we’re focused on the way we communicate with each other. And, I write here a lot about what we watch and how we watch it. But, let me ask you this: What are you listening to today, and perhaps, even more interestingly […]