Thursday, June 3, 2010

New Releases - Week of June 1, 2010

This weeks' new releases:

Rezurrected Muzic Presents: Tha Circus
UPC: 7-03132-29612-8
SRP: $11.98
Genre: Gospel Rap / Holy Hip Hop

Rezurrected Muzic recording artists Minority and Illustrate have joined forces on their latest effort entitled Tha Circus. The album addresses the regional divide in musical styles within the hip hop community while maintaining a unified focus on Christ. Thematically, the album reveals how hip hop music sometimes becomes entrenched in a battle over which style reigns supreme. Musically, the album is ground-breaking and successfully combines elements of virtually every style within the genre. The end result is a unique and diverse genre all its own. Ultimately, Minority and Illustrate embrace the contradictions of hip hop politics while setting aside the differences to focus on the true message behind the music - that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth and the Life. Producers on the project include: Jason Salter (Dove-nominated K2's, The Carlos Mencias Show, The Baka Boyz), Base Jase (Rhythm of Gospel nominated M.V.P., M.T.V.), DK Kair One, Beats Bionic and Illustrate.

Jack Yates - The Journal of Jack Yates
UPC: 7-93573-78082-9
SRP: $13.98
Genre: Contemporary / Pop / Gospel

“Smooth as silk” and “melodic as the sound of a hummingbird over a gentle spring breeze” are some of the cliches that are mentioned when referring to the vocal stylings of Jack Yates. Former lead singer/producer of 3-time Stellar Award Nominee James Grear and Company, Jack enters the gospel music arena with his first solo project that speaks volumes to humanity in the 21st Century. The Journal of Jack Yates is filled with messages of love and inspiration presented through the medium of music and spoken word with Jazz, R&B, and Rock influences. This project has something for everyone as it includes an earth shaking traditional hymn coupled with words of wisdom from Jack’s personal journal. Produced by Jack and the esteemed Pharis Evans, you will find your heart filled with inspiration as this project encourages you to continue on your life's matter who or where you are.

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