(MOUNT VERNON, NY) –September 20, 2010…Gospel Hip Hop Artist J PROPHET has just released his new mixtape entitled GETTING MY SHAPE UP VOL. 1. In addition, J PROPHET has also released a DVD of his New York City debut performance at Uptown Grand located in Harlem, NY entitled “LIVE IN HARLEM”, available on his website www.jprophet.com. The DVD also features special performances by Gospel singer Antoine and spoken word artist Joshua Bennett.
J PROPHET fuses his passion for Hip Hop Culture with his commitment to God’s Word to deliver powerful messages of hope and deliverance. “The Spirit was definitely in the atmosphere at Uptown Grand! It was a wonderful worship experience and artistic endeavor filled with energy and love. “I believe the individuals who view the DVD will be blessed by my ministry and the ministries of Antoine Dolberry and Joshua Bennett” said J PROPHET.
His sound has been heavily influenced by Gospel artists such as Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, and Cross Movement. Comments from concert attendees included the following:
“I was truly blessed by your performance…
“It was awesome and so are you!”
“Great to witness such “deep” young men, J Prophet you have amazing talent”
GETTING MY SHAPE UP VOL. 1 offers introspective reflection as well as social commentary on each song. Tracks like “Overdosin,”
A 2010 graduate of Yale University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies, J PROPHET is now attending Yale Divinity School where he has begun a three-year Master of Divinity Program. GETTING MY SHAPE UP VOL 1. can be downloaded at www.jprophet.com and the DVD “LIVE IN HARLEM” can be purchased via the website.
For more information on J PROPHET or to book him for your youth group or church organization, visit www.jprophet.com. Join him on Facebook or Follow him on Twitter
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JProphet is a poet, Hip-Hop also emerged as a passion. He identifies with mainstream rap music, and chose to use his gift to glorify the one who gave him the gift in the first place with an urban sound that blends Hip Hop, Gospel, and Spoken Word Poetry.