Propaganda // CCM Hip-Hop Artist Feature


Propaganda. Picture from Relevant Magazine.

Propaganda (real name Jason Emmanuel Petty) hails from Los Angeles, California and has been in the Christian Hip-Hop industry since 2002. Propaganda is talented in many areas, not only is he a successful rapper, but he is also a spoken word artist, poet, and was once a youth pastor. Growing up, he was often teased for the color of his skin – first when his family moved to a predominantly violent Mexican neighborhood, then again when they were known as the “poor black family” by their neighbors after having moved to the suburbs.

With five albums to his name, Propaganda has had quite the journey since his debut with the underground hip-hop collective, Tunnel Rats in Continue reading


NF // CCM Hip-Hop Artist Feature


Christian rapper, NF. Picture from Apple Music.

Nathan “Nate” Feuerstein, better known as NF, is one of the top names in the CCM hip-hop industry. He started rapping at the age of 12, but only started making his own music when he turned 15. At the young age of 25, NF has not only released a self-titled EP, but also has two Billboard chart-topping albums to his name – Mansion and Therapy Session.

NF was born and raised in Gladwin, Michigan and he grew up having endured a rough childhood. For one, NF was raised by his father as his parents were divorced. Also, his Continue reading

CCM Hip-Hop Week

photo-1468141589425-dcddef77ddadI’ve recently discovered a wider range of CCM genres other than the usual Worship artists and bands that I typically listen to, and to my surprise, I found myself actually enjoying them! Don’t get me wrong though, it’s not that I despise listening to songs of a different genre, but I’ve just always had a certain style of music that I’m more attracted to. Take the metal genre for example – I don’t hate it, but I’m just not typically the kind that would listen to it on a daily basis.

With my new discovery of other CCM genres, I felt the need to feature them on this blog. So, beginning today, I’ll be having genre-specific weeks that will feature artists and bands from within that genre  – beginning with hip-hop this week! Continue reading