Tag Archives: hip hop

2012 Dove Awards airing Saturday: From hip-hop to Gospel

The Dove Awards air tonight Tues­day, April 24 on the Gospel Music Chan­nel. The Doves are the only music awards that incor­po­rate all gen­res of music from hip-hop, heavy met­al to tra­di­tion­al gospel, and the show fea­tures per­for­mances from a wide-range of artists. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Montell Jordan: Dove Awards 2012 quotes

For­mer main­stream rap­per Mon­tell Jor­dan talks about his min­istry at the 2012 Dove Awards in Atlanta. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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LeCrae up for two songs in one Dove Awards category

Rap­per LeCrae, who lived in Den­ver as a child, is nom­i­nat­ed for sev­er­al Dove Awards, includ­ing Artist of the Year and has two songs in Rap/Hip-hop Song of the Year cat­e­go­ry. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Rapper LeCrae survives Denver gangs, helps artists cope with Whitney’s death

Rap­per LeCrae over­comes liv­ing in a rough Den­ver area run by gangs to find his faith — suc­cess. Now he’s help­ing main­stream artists deal with Whit­ney Houston’s death. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Dominic Ballie & P.O.D.‘s Sonny Sandoval

Dominic Bal­li video with P.O.D.‘s Son­ny San­doval Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Newsboys turn town crier with CD, Winter Jam tour

News­boys turn town crier as Win­ter Jam comes to Mag­ness Are­na. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest releases artist schedule

With so many nation­al acts booked for Heav­en Fest, fes­ti­val-goers will have a tough time pick­ing which stage to park their lawn chairs. Expect to move about to get the best lis­ten­ing expe­ri­ence. Some high­lights and con­flicts: * Local artists … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Brandon Heath finds forgiveness works

I had a chance to chat with Heath about his music career, last year’s flood in his home­town of Nashville and his inter­view with Katie Couric on why peo­ple are leav­ing the church. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Muslim using rap to promote peace

Cyrus McGoldrick is a Mus­lim and a rap­per who is using his music to shine a light on mis­con­cep­tions of his reli­gion Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Heaven Fest: Group 1 Crew and fans

Sun­shine, hot temps and good vibes greet­ed fans and enter­tain­ers at Heav­en Fest 2010 at Union Reser­voir this past week­end. But it didn’t seem to deter the fun and ener­gy of either dur­ing Colorado’s largest Chris­tian music fes­ti­val. Below is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tough choices to make as Heaven Fest schedule released

Heav­en Fest, which fea­tures 70 artists on sev­en stages, released its sched­ule today, enabling fes­ti­val-goers to map out their lis­ten­ing strate­gies before the July 31st event.  But it will take some tough deci­sions to see some of the festival’s big­ger names. I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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TobyMac, Third Day, Michael W. Smith in Colorado

You can make a dif­fer­ence by attend­ing a con­cert this fall and see three Gram­my Award win­ning artists at the same time.  The Make A Dif­fer­ence Tour 2010 hits Col­orado Springs on Thurs­day, Oct. 21 and fea­tures three Gram­my Award win­ning … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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TobyMac: High energy at 44

[photopress:tmac2.jpg,full,pp_image] Toby­Mac enjoys a brisk game of bas­ket­ball before hit­ting the stage. Pho­to by Eliza Marie Somers A lit­tle Q& A with Chris­tian Hip-hop artist Toby­Mac, 44, from the archives.  Q: You bring a lot of ener­gy to a show. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Free music: B. Reith

[photopress:breith_creationfest09__46_.JPG,full,pp_image] B. Rei­th, who is tour­ing with Cre­ation Fes­ti­val: The Tour, hip-hops his way on stage at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada on Fri­day. Pho­to by Eliza Marie Somers  To help pro­mote B. Reith’s new CD “Now is Not Forever” … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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