Radio personality Manuel “Jblaze305” Garcia is gearing up to launch Mi Gente Mobile, an innovative wireless company for Latinos and by Latinos. Along with brand developer Andre Mullen, the company is committed to delivering a quality experience for all of its subscribers. What makes Garcia’s new venture innovative, exciting and beneficial is that Mi Gente Mobile is a Socially Responsible Company that’s committed to delivering a quality experience for all of its subscribers. Through Clover Wireless the company has established a recycling program that gives people an opportunity to either save on their next phone purchase or make a contribution to a charity of their choice. From their previous work with FNF Media group, Garcia and Mullen are well versed with connecting to the Hispanic/Latino demographic.
The devices will have exclusive content, apps, ringtones, and operators that cater to Latinos; something that hasn’t been executed to its fullest potential by other brands. Mi Gente Mobile will make available the latest android smart phones including the popular Samsung Galaxy S3. With their connection to the Sprint USA Network it’s safe to say that Mi Gente Mobile will deliver a high quality mobile experience that reaches people other companies haven’t. It’s clear that Mi Gente Mobile is pushing the envelope and bringing something unique to the table. Manuel “Jblaze305” Garcia and his partner Andre Mullen (FNF Media Group) have been known for their impressive work ethic in the media world (FNFLive Radio, Fuego TV, and more). By the looks of things it’s apparent that they are applying it at new levels for Mi Gente Mobile. The duo has already released several dynamic videos, the official logo and an online spot where people can get information from. Make sure you follow Mi Gente Mobile on twitter (@MiGenteMobile) and on Facebook. Make sure you sign up for updates and official launch info at signup.migentemobile.com.
Was Sho Baraka’s use of the N and B word “crossing the line”?
Today the Christian Hip Hop world is silently confused. Dialogue has been sparked and the religious are pissed off. One of the most recognized artists associated with the genre has said some things that have caught many off guard. In Sho Baraka’s latest track ‘Jim Crow’ you will hear the N word and B word. This is shocking to many because Sho is known for his work with Reach Records (Lecrae, Trip Lee, Derek Minor, Andy Mineo, and Tedashii). Also he has collaborated with respected faith based artists like Swoope, Suzy Rock, JR (Hi-Society) and much more. There are going to be two sides to the debate. Which one do you subscribe to?
What if the highest selling artist of the last decade decides to use his gift for God?
What if 13 Time Grammy Award Winning Rapper Eminem begins to express the Gospel through his Rhymes?
What if the author of multiple #1 Hits announced that he was tired of making music with vulgar content?
How would you react?
Based on a report published by ALLHIPHOP.COM your reaction may be generated in the near future. Recently a rumor saying that Eminem has become a Christian has spread across the web. Apparently sources from Detroit are witnessing a transformation in the life of arguably the greatest emcee of all time. They say he no longer wants to conform to the ways of the music industry and many have said that it is affecting some of his business moves. On his verse in 50 Cent’s “My Life” track he alludes to a belief in Jesus Christ. Also on his first album ‘Infinite’ Em said “But in the midst of this insanity. I’ve found my Christianity through God and theirs a wish that he has granted me.” After delivering these lyrics on his Freshman album he went on to change his content drastically and make music with an extreme secular twist that consistently shocked the media world. He would speak on drugs, rape, abuse and other taboo subjects. Has the hard hitting lyricist changed his ways and applied the teachings of Christ he once seemed to believe in? According to many Hip-Hop analyst, he wants to change his ways in order to be a good example to his daughter. The recent maturity and sobriety are an indication that he is traveling a much different road than he did in his 20′s and 30′s. Another intriguing fact is that Eminem has several connection to the rapidly growing movement in Christian Hip-Hop.
A super producer named Boi-1da who has produced for Eminem has also produced for faith based artist like Bizzle and Jin. Also Royce Da 5’9 (One of Eminem’s artist) has collaborated with Kaboose, a rapper that has a Christian message in his music. KJ-52 once wrote a letter to Eminem in a form of his record “Dear Slim” that Eminem might have listened to according to several websites. With Lecrae’s recent mainstream success it’s quite possible that he is inspired to create music that reflects his new found belief in God, if the rumor is true. What if it is? What are your thoughts on this rumor that was ignited by a website nominated for best Hip-Hop website by BET.
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Yavier Luisan aka “El Loko En Cristo” has been taking the Spanish Hip-Hop game by storm. The young emcee has already collaborated with heavy hitters like David Otero, Rodolfo El Cantante, Lexington, Jay Kalil El Dynamico, Temperamento, Daniel El Valiente, Benjie, Alma Calderon, and Espada. It doesn’t seem like he is slowing down anytime soon. The Puerto Rican lyricist is already preparing to release a slew of mixtapes for 2013. His album ‘My Life’ comes out on January 12th. Here is the tracklisting.
Did you know God is using his children in the fashion industry? A faith based fashion brand called World Rebels was founded in Tennessee and is quickly generating momentum. World Rebels presence in the community is growing rapidly and many have taken notice. You might have seen South Florida Hip-Hop group @socialxclub rocking the dynamic gear or maybe you were at the Unashamed Tour and saw the world famous Reach Records showing the company love. When Trip Lee was getting interviewed by Rapzilla about his book “The Good Life” and what’s next after the Unashamed Tour, he was wearing the World Rebels Leopard X Snapback. It’s clear that World Rebels is delivering an excellent product. FNFLIVE recently got the opportunity to chop it up with Ronnie Free, the creative mastermind behind World Rebels.
Christianity has infiltrated media in America at high levels the last few years. Tim Tebow, Jeremy Lin, Juan Pierre, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant and more have represented their faith on huge platforms. One of the greatest athletes of all time, Albert Pujols, considers himself an ambassador for Christ in his sphere of influence. Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth recently documented Albert Pujol’s journey of faith in the form of a book called “Pujols: More than the Game”. This book is very informative and extremely inspiring. It paints a picture of the best player in baseball for this decade, caring more about his God than baseball in a society that props up their careers, role models and interests as idols.