Columbia Records has announced signing of hip-hop artist Lecrae and his record label, Reach Records.
Lecrae's latest album Anomaly, released on his own Reach Records label debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and has garnered recognition in mainstream hip-hop.
"The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has helped to revive the genre's conscious sensibility with his message of inspiration," Colombia Records said of Lecrae in a statement shared with The Christian Post . more >>
Days after Tyrese Gibson proclaimed on social media that he went to a mosque to learn how to "properly pray" to God, the actor is assuring fans that he still considers himself to be a Christian.
On Sunday, the Black Rose singer and "Fast and the Furious" actor took to social media to share a picture of himself praying inside a mosque in Qatar, a country that for 14 centuries banned Christians from practicing their faith.
"My first visit ever to a grand mosque my heart [has] been beating so fast and I felt vulnerable just by walking inside — I was given my first course on HOW to properly pray and I truly feel blessed," the 37-year-old entertainer wrote. "Shout to all of the believers around the world. Inshallah my visions will be blessed for the Middle East." more >>
Months after diffusing a public scandal about their relationship, Adrienne Bailon's boyfriend and Christian music singer, Israel Houghton, is praying with her co-stars on the hit daytime talk show "The Real."
Bailon, 32, took to Twitter to reveal an image of Houghton praying with her fellow co-hosts, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley.
"Love this pic @ihoughton praying with us for the last prayer of the season. #TheReal," the singer, actress and co-host wrote. more >>
Sixteen years after the band dc Talk revolutionized the Christian market with their groundbreaking album Jesus Freak in 1995, the trio has announced a reunion of sorts with a performance next year on the Jesus Freak Cruise to the Bahamas.
The members of dc Talk started a frenzy when they hinted at a reunion in a series of videos posted on their website that led many fans to believe the announcement would be about a new album release and nationwide tour.
In statement shared with The Christian Post, dc Talk said: "This is a give back that we wanted to do — we wanted it to be intimate and special. More intimate than an arena tour could ever be. It embraces what we are doing and what we did. We are excited about both. Who knows what the future holds." more >>
For years, Lady Gaga's religious beliefs have been somewhat of an enigma as the singer is known for using Christian imagery in her music videos and performances that many have criticized for being blasphemous.
In an Instagram post shared with her 16.6 million followers earlier this week, the controversial singer is seen clutching a Bible as she stands next to the Rev. John Duffell of the Blessed Sacrament Church in New York City.
"Thank you Father Duffell for a beautiful homily as always and lunch at my pop's restaurant," the 30-year-old singer captioned the Instagram image. "I was so moved today when you said "The Eucharist is not a prize for the perfect but the food that God gives us.' — Father Duffell, Blessed Sacrament Church. Nourishment." more >>
To save his sanity, Justin Bieber has announced that he is done posing for photos with fans.
Following his much-snapped and much-talked-about barefoot stroll around Boston on Monday, May 9, the Canadian singer/songwriter took to Instagram to vent his frustration with fans, who hounded him as he made his way around the city's Public Garden and Boston Common.
"If you happen to see me out somewhere know that I'm not gonna take a picture," the "Purpose" artist wrote. "I'm done taking pictures." more >>