Rhema Soul: Red
Style: Hip-hop pop; compare to Group1Crew, Tedashii, Lecrae
Top tracks: "RED," "No Walking Away," "Off the Edge"
Professing positive messages through a musical landscape of rap, dance electronica, and soul, Butta, K-Nuff, and juanlove—collectively known as Rhema Soul—aim to uplift young listeners here. Whether building teen girls' self-esteem on "Beautiful" or pronouncing strong faith on "No Walking Away," the lyrics are solid. But God and man could be interchangeable, producing verses less bold than their electric musical presentation. Produced by hip-hop veteran Andy Anderson (Group1Crew, tobyMac), it's overall as worthy of the mainstream attention common to their Christian hip-hop peers.
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