Christon Gray Sounds Glorious On ‘The Glory Album’


Christon Gray is quite an interesting musician. Who is Christon Gray? He’s an urban artist who sings, raps, and incorporates gospel and inspirational messaging into his music. He’s not a household name, but on his latest album The Glory Album, Gray shows he has plenty to offer both secular and religious music fans. Need a…

Mali Music Delivers on R&B Effort ‘Mali Is’


Mali Music • Mali Is… • RCA • US Release Date: June 17, 2014 Sometimes, R&B artists wish to record gospel, while gospel artists want to record R&B. Throughout history, there has often been this urge to oscillate between both genres. Mali Music, a contemporary gospel artist, joins the ‘dark’ side on his third album,…

Review: Ricky Dillard & New G, ‘Amazing’


Ricky Dillard & New G keeps things fresh on latest LP Amazing Ricky Dillard & New G • Amazing • Entertainment One • US Release Date: June 10, 2014 When something is characterized as ‘amazing’, the portrait sketched is one that’s incredible and undisputedly awesome.  On latest gospel LP Amazing, that is the sentiment Rick Dillard & New…

Playlist: 12 Songs to Jam into June


Can you believe that it is June already (Circa June 4th specifically by the time this posts)? My, oh my how time flies these days! What better way to celebrate being a month older – and maybe more importantly summertime – than a playlist, right (do you feel me)? Here are 12 songs that made…

Music Shopping List: 8 Albums To Consider Purchasing June 3, 2014


Perhaps the music industry was spoiled by May releases – perhaps that’s it.  The first week of June is loaded with releases, BUT only two seem like sure bets – Miranda Lambert’s Platinum and 50 Cent’s long-awaited fifth album, Animal Ambition.  The question seems to be, how much will either of these albums move?  Regardless,…

Shakira Settles For No. 2 as ‘Frozen’ Keeps The Top Spot Warm


On the Billboard 200 Albums Chart this week, multiple new albums graced the top ten.  Unfortunately for them, not were able to take down reigning champ Frozen Soundtrack, which once more sells six figures (161,000 copies) according to Billboard.  The new releases underperformed where numbers are concerned, keeping Frozen easily ahead of them. Frozen, led…