There are just less than 5 hours left to pledge to KJ-52’s new album Jonah on PledgeMusic. This is also the last chance to get your hands on all of the bonus content (15 plus songs/interviews/videos/mixtapes/demos and remixes) – after the campaign it all goes back in the vault forever! Fans can pledge here, where the digital EP download & access to all the bonus content is just $10. Back and share before it’s too late! The campaign ends at midnight CST tonight.

Now considered one of Christian music’s most iconic artists, KJ-52 is gearing up to release his 11th studio album and the follow up to 2014’s Mental. The new album is entitled Jonah, after his real first name, and will be released publicly January 20th. Here’s what the PledgeMusic campaign page says  about the album…

Crazy is a relative word, one to spin around and play with—the way a certain well-known rap artist flips rhymes about having faith even in this fallen world. Some say belief in God is crazy. Others might suggest not putting down spiritual roots in these crazy times is a sure sign of losing one’s mind. On his new release “Jonah”, hip-hop innovator KJ-52 finds the common ground with uncommon style, reaching out to seekers and skeptics alike.

”Jonah” fields a struggling society’s growing question head on and in short order. An LP introducing eight taut songs with immediately memorable hooks; it gets real, has fun, and goes deep from beat to beat, marking a step forward in an already exemplary urban music career.

KJ-52, born Jonah Sorrentino, broke through at a time when rap and religion rarely mixed. With his own mix of sharp wit and lyrical intelligence, he steadily led the genre into the mainstream, making the scene via guest spots on pop records (Newsboys, TobyMac Jeremy Camp)

He’s even in the Guinness Book of World Records for his freestyle skills. That’s crazy, right? Not really.

“Our world is broken. It’s gone nuts,” he concludes. “But there’s still hope for us all. We can get our minds healthy, help each other out as friends, and seek God for the next steps in life.”

After thriving through the seamless transition between a cutting edge newcomer at the tip of the 2000’s to one of today’s most respected and ambitious rap/hip-hop heroes, KJ-52 continues pushing the musical and lyrical envelope. This is his 11th release, and will be done completely independent and self released.

 

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Iain Moss is the Managing Editor of JesusWired.com and a contributor. He’s been an enormous Christian music fan since a The Tribe concert in 2001 and is passionate about spending his life changing the Christian music stereotype. He has a punny sense of humor, is a sports lover and is a keen chess and go player. His favorite 10 bands are: Thousand Foot Krutch, Disciple, KJ-52, Skillet, Stellar Kart, Kutless, Manafest, Family Force 5, Seventh Day Slumber, and Ashes Remain. oh, and he's from the land of crumpets and tea, a.k.a the U.K.!

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