"D.O.P.E." is a mixture of 13 purpose-driven, mind-altering, life-changing, God-glorifying tracks. All songs were produced, mixed and mastered by California's up-and-coming beat-making prodigy Black Knight. The catchy lead single "Ready 4 Whateva" ft. Black Knight and the amazing album cover, designed by Royalty Vision, have already began to create a national/international buzz. "Ready 4 Whateva" was released on April 14th and has already landed multiple spins on Hype Radio with Chris Chicago(Nashville, TN), which is the #1 Syndicated Christian Hip Hop Show. The single is also getting spins on other Radio shows: House of SLAP Radio w/ DJ Anointed(Sacramento,CA)
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Along with receiving great radio support, many of the top sites are rallying behind Transparent and his upcoming project. Some of these supporting sites include: West Coast Fiya, DaSouth, Holyculture, New H2O, Trax On Deck, The Real Spill, Kenyan Gospel, FNF Live, New Nation Online, His Image Magazine and New Release Tuesday.
Notable features on this street album include Gospel Dream Winner & 2010 Dove Award Nominee Melinda Watts and Folgers Jingle semi-finalist Young Rell aka Young Tower.
"D.O.P.E." is formulated to ignite a fire inside of people to truly be who God created them to be and be the BEST at it. Dominating On Purpose Everyday is more than just the title of an awesome street album...it's an experience that can last a lifetime.
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Transparent is an International Christian rapper, motivational speaker, and mentor. He is a Bishop O'Dowd High School and Fresno State University Alumni with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development. In 2009,Transparent released his eagerly awaited debut album "L.I.F.E."(Living In Favor Everyday), which has been globally recognized. In September 2009, "L.I.F.E" was released in Australia. On November 21st, 2009, Transparent performed live in front of 11,000 spectators, plus the millions who viewed this on the SHOWTIME network. Transparent brought to the ring the Super Middleweight Boxing Champion Andre "SOG" Ward, with his worship/rap anthem "The GREATEST". He won the "Best of the Blessed" Artist of the Year award at the 2009 Christian Music Awards (CMA). Transparent was nominated for 6 categories at the 2009 Rejoice Gospel Music Awards, where he was blessed to take home the "Best Male Gospel Hip Hop Artist (unsigned)" and "Gospel's Rising Star" award.