Category: Music

Lyrical Liturgy – OUT NOW!!!

Lyrical LiturgyJust a super quick blog post to inform the world (well those who care) that as of 9:30pm last night my new album Lyrical Liturgy is available to download for FREE.

You can download it from NoiseTrade here.

Hope it’s a blessing to you. If it is – please feel free to spread the word.

Blessinz.

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Three Sixteen feat. Cath Woolridge

LyricalLitHey guys, check out this pre-release track from my new album ‘Lyrical Liturgy’. This was one of my favourite tracks to record, not least because I got to hang out in the studio for the day and record the track with my sister and seriously epic friend Cath Woolridge of SOW.

Based on John 3v16, this track is the ‘Sermon’ track on Lyrical Liturgy, so is pretty much a gospel presentation.

Hope you enjoy it.

Church Clothes

Regular readers of the rant know that I love rap, especially when it’s God-honouring, Christ-exalting…and bangin’!! If you don’t like rap then this post will almost certainly do your nut in and you probably want to stop reading now!

OK, if you’re still with me, I’ll make it simple:

YOU NEED TO GO DOWNLOAD LECRAE’S BRAND NEW MIXTAPE ‘CHURCH CLOTHES’ NOW!!!

If you’re not familiar with Lecrae you can check out his profile here. You can also watch a short video of his testimony here. Lecrae is one of the most high profile and well respected Christian rappers out there and each time he records a new album it seems to push the bar musically and lyrically and is always well worth the price tag. Which is why ‘Church Clothes’ is such a gift cos it’s an 18 track mixtape that’s COMPLETELY FREE to download! However, unlike his previous releases Church Clothes is clearly not aimed at the ‘safe’ target Christian market, but rather it’s aim is reaching out to those without Christ, and I think that’s why I love it. It’s gritty, raw, uncompromising and uncomfortable, but never gratuitously or unnecessarily. Some of the tracks literally put a lump in my throat, especially the penultimate track ‘Sacrifice’. The title track is pretty immense too (check out the video below!)

Perhaps the greatest compliment I can give Church Clothes is that it really stirred up my passion for reaching the lost. Furthermore it inspired me to start writing lyrics again. I’m kind of in the middle of a mixtape project myself but haven’t written anything for almost 9 months. But last night, I finally put pen to paper again and it felt good!

Anyway, back to Church Clothes – don’t take my word for it, go download it and see for yourself. You can get it here.

Blessinz!

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Urban Hymns

If you’re anywhere near Abergavenny this weekend, why not come along to a little gig I’m rapping at?

It’s called Urban Hymns, it’s going down at 7 Corners in Abergavenny.

All the info is on the flyer below.

Maybe see you there…

Acapella Gospel Goodness

Nothing like a bit of acapella gospel rap action to bless you on a Thursday, so here goes. Nuff respect to Shai Linne for being a faith-fuelled, grace-giving, truth-talking, Scripture-spitting lyrical legend! It’s just such good, solid, encouraging stuff!

Hope you enjoy…

Coming For Me

I’m really appreciating this new music video that addresses the suffering endured by the saints of the persecuted church!

‘Coming for Me’ is a Preacher Boy Music/Open Doors Youth collabo, performed by The Frontline (a.k.a – Armor, Guvna B, E Tizz, New Direction Crew, McGladius, Jahaziel and S.O.) Frankly, it’s a phenomenal, albeit emotionally-charged track, that confronts us with the savage reality of what it costs to be a follower of Jesus in many parts of the world today. It’s gritty, but not gratuitous; hard-hitting but hope-giving.

Here’s the official line on what it’s all about:

We wanted to do something authentic, that we hope will represent the severe circumstances that Christians under persecution face on a daily basis.

The video contains mulitple clips of true accounts of Christians suffering and living in fear. These strong images represent the countless victims who are assaulted, maimed and even martyred because of their faith in Jesus Christ.

Open Doors alongside the artists sharing are lending their voices to the struggle with the hope to give a voice to the voiceless.

We ask that you would do the same.

For more information and to see what you can do for the Persecuted Church please visit: www.opendoorsuk.org

“We rarely view the truth of it all, because the news only bring us what they choose to report.” – Jahaziel

Let’s prayerfully do all we can to bring about change.

If you’re feeling this track, or even just the message behind it, why not download it from iTunes and support the cause? Even better download it, then spread the word through Twitter, Facebook, blogs, whatever…

Let’s stand with our suffering brothers and sisters.

Mixing Coffee & Compassion at Starbucks

On Saturday 30th October, myself and my co-pilot James (the Junglist) Richards have been granted permission to do a non-stop DJ set at Cwmbran Starbucks, in order to raise money for our Compassion children in Burkina Faso. We will be playing drum & bass, liquid funk and breaks all day (at a sociable volume) for people to enjoy whilst supping their cappuccinos. Anyone who wants to make a donation can be assured that every single penny will go towards mosquito nets, play equipment and teaching facilities for the children of Compassion project BF201 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (the world’s 3rd poorest country).

We are so grateful to God for this opportunity and are praying that it will prove a huge blessing both to the punters at Starbucks, and especially to our precious Burkina kids!

Come and support us if you can.

Buzzin…