Quamid feat. Christina Prophet Shorter
From the independent EP Bold as a Lion
(release date: December 25, 2017)
By Bob Marovich
Augusta, Georgia, Christian rap artist Quamid Green (aka Quamid) teams with Christina Prophet Shorter on “Freedom,” a piece that redirects the freedom journey from the traditional trajectory of collective equal rights to individual soul salvation. The ultimate bondage, according to “Freedom,” is life without God.
What sells the song is its compelling chorus, delivered with thunderous intensity by background vocalists that sing like a gospel choir in a documentary about the Civil Rights Movement. As Quamid spits about teaching youth a better way of living through hard-won example, Christina sings “Freedom” with an affecting cry in her voice reminiscent of Jennifer Hudson.