Each week, dozens of singles and a handful of projects are released in the Christian Hip-Hop (CHH) and Urban Soul spaces. Below, we listen to a few highlights and list the rest for your own discovery. As always, follow our New Christian Rap & Hip Hop playlist on Spotify to listen to all the latest.
Canon x PoetiCS - "Walk It Out" Reflection Music Group's (RMG) Canon and indie producer PoetiCS team up on the latest single from one of the most refined emcees in the CHH space. "Walk It Out" speaks to Christians who need to essentially practice what they "preach". We are to live by the grace and love of Jesus and leave the judgment to God. Canon's delivery remains on point as always while the gritty production lays the foundation for a fall-time heater. This is a single not to miss!
Sin Vergüenza by 116 (Reach Records)
Iconic Reach Records proves they create music for the people. This multicultural, multigenerational project embodies everything beautiful about all the versions of love God created through the human race. The title of the project translates to be defined as without shame, shameless, or unashamed. The specific battle cry Reach represents. Even though I cannot translate most of the lyrics displayed on the project, I'm reminded of how incredible ethnicity and cross cultures are. Some favorites are "Ella" featuring WANDE and Lizzy Parra, "La Fiesta" featuring Lecrae and Funky, and "Ambiente" featuring WHATUPRG and Tommy Royale. I'm overly impressed with the bilingual skill of Reach brethren including Lecrae, WHATUPRG, and Tedashii. Also, FERN from Social Club Misfits. It's incredible a platform exists where culture can be spotlighted. Once again, Reach is at the forefront of the industry and overall hip-hop space.
seni. - "Jam Sesh"
Independent artist seni. brings a sense of fresh air to the toxic climate of political noise America is currently experiencing. Such a beautiful escape from the trap music entrapment every single CHH record seems to bring. He brings a ukulele, catchy snaps of fingers, and his soulful voice to the airwaves. It's a beautiful refresher among worldly chaos.