A Slice of Hip-Hop: “Game Light,” by Signs

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

I met hip-hop artist Signs (aka Sunny Ade) on a cold Chicago sidewalk, when he handed me his album All I Need and told my wife how beautiful she looks (which is an effective way to get my attention if you want me to listen to your music). The album ...

A Slice of Hip-Hop: “What Would Jesus Do (WWJD),” by DATz DEM

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Are you ready for some gospel hip-hop? Check out "What Would Jesus Do (WWJD)," from DATz DEM, which consists of artists ILL Son and Focist P. The opening moments of "WWJD" evoke Marvin Gaye's gospel side, with a soulful vocal floating above strings before ILL Son and Focist P trade ...