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CASS: Genesis – Second Season

CASS Genesis – Second Season http://officialcass.com By Bob Marovich Genesis – Second Season is the debut full-length solo album for New Zealand-based Christian singer/producer CASS, aka Cassandra Kanda. It follows on the heels of the Season 1 EP she produced to test the waters of recorded music ministry while completing a three-year church internship. To support her unpretentious lyrics of praise and love for God, CASS leaps more confidently into the pool of hook-laden, beat-built pop music than most gospel artists dare. Viscous keyboards burble in space. Electronic riffs transition into Cinemascope-sized blossoms. Beats, hooks, riffs, and rhythmic lyric lines come ...

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Mr. Del Presents Holy South: Memphis in Mayhem

Mr. Del Presents Holy South: Memphis in Mayhem DMG (2015) www.noisetrade.com/holysouth/memphis-in-mayhem By Bob Marovich Quite possibly taking its title from a deliberate word play on the annual Memphis in May festival, the Memphis in Mayhem mixtape is available free of charge on Noisetrade (use the link above) by Holy South, a self-proclaimed “militia” of prayer warriors comprised of hip hop artists signed to Mr. Del’s DMG (Dedicated Music Group) label. Murk, Fro, Ty Brassel, Yung Titan, and Young Memphis join the “Hope Dealer,” Mr. Del, on the mixtape. Acknowledging the sorry state of affairs in today’s society, Holy South is ...

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 92

          Playlist (in order of appearance): Let me lean on you – Gospel Angels On the other side of through – Prez Blackmon Wanna be – Wincey I am free – Ladell Cole Something big – Jekalyn Carr Just because – Robert E. Person No not one – Casey J feat. Dorothy Mae Choates Pray – Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Human condition – The Naddiks All I ever wanted – Murk I need you – Criss Righteous Just Jesus – Bishop Jonathan Greer When the gates swing open – Willie Rogers & Spencer Taylor

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Murk – P31

Murk P31 Dedicated Music Group (release date: March 31, 2015) www.murkp31.com By Bob Marovich Christian hip hop artist Murk is a P31 girl. On her sophomore EP, P31, Murk employs rhymes and beats to encourage other women to join her in the movement. “P31” is a reference to Psalms 31, which sets forth the importance of salvation and calls on the Lord to “keep me free from the trap that is set for me.” Among those traps, we learn from selections such as “So Beautiful” and “All I Ever Wanted,” are low self-esteem, self-doubt, abusive relationships, and poor choices. On “All I ...

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JGM Music Hour – Episode 90

Click on the image above to hear the latest episode of the Music Hour, where you can hear the music you read about on the Journal of Gospel Music. Since Music Hour host Bob Marovich is still struggling with lingering laryngitis, this episode is all music, no talk. Consider it JGM’s first mixtape! Track Listing (in order of appearance): He steps in – Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Mass Choir Take your burdens – Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise Pure religion – Liz Vice Jesus is real – Volunteer State Mass Choir Trust me – New Christianaires The Lord is on ...

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Murk – Still Murkin

Murk Still Murkin Dedicated Music Group (2015) www.murkp31.com By Bob Marovich The Still Murkin mixtape serves as both an introduction to Murk, a young female Christian rapper whose professional name serves handily as a verb; and an extended promo for her forthcoming sophomore project, P31, which arrives March 31, 2015, as we are informed several times during the thirty-minute release. With her record company owner Mr. Del as host, Murk goes street-level with her rhymes, raging against damaging actions by the police, the media, and even the church on “Welcome Back,” and insincere artists on “Real 22” (“I won’t lie to ...

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