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Against The Grain by Carriers Of The Cross

Cross Rhythms Rating: 8/10
CD: Album
Tags: Hip-Hop, CD, Album, Recommended, Top Rated
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Duo from New Jersey using hip-hop as a tool for evangelism and encouragement.

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  1. 1. Anthem Live
  2. 2. Against The Grain
  3. 3. Black Hole
  4. 4. On A Mission
  5. 5. Madd Flo
  6. 6. Dad
  7. 7. Warriors
  8. 8. Who You Rep-
  9. 9. Beyond The Mic
  10. 10. The ReBirth REMIX
  11. 11. Letter From The Grave
  12. 12. Introspect
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8/10

Reviewed by Andy Cooper

This is the second full album from the New Jersey duo Eddie (aka Substance) and Jeremiah (aka Prophecyer), but the first release on a major label (EMI Gospel). It is truly down-to-earth Gospel for the streets, with unashamed use of this medium for evangelism and encouragement for believers, while generally keeping it credible with deep heavy grooves and rapping with attitude. It's not as creative as some current big hitters such as Eminem or Kanye West, but they have a genuine style of their own: the backing and samples are smooth, solid and well produced, sometimes drawing from R&B styles, while the rapping is deep and focused with good interaction between the two rhymists. Subjects dealt with include fatherlessness, life after death and the degradation of society, while the chorus from "Warriors" is the closest to worship I've heard on a hip-hop album for a long time! All credit to these musical missionaries for bringing such tough subjects to the places and people where they're most needed.

Style: Hip-Hop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 19735
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Holy Hip Hop HHD70005
Items: 1
Release Date: 2006

Duo from New Jersey using hip-hop as a tool for evangelism and encouragement.

Posted by Aaron Hlebovy in Columbiana Ohio at 15:03 on Jan 11 2010

Carriers of the Cross is awesome!!!!!!!!

You guys ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted by Trav W. in West Texas at 01:56 on Feb 26 2010

Ya'll are amazing hip hop artists with a real message to spread!!!! Keep it up!!!!















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