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Callahan celebrate something about seven years in the making.
"It feels so strange, new for us, cause used to being the underdogs" says Blanca.
Their new single "He Said", which features Christian pop artist Chris
August, reached number one on two different billboards charts.
"It felt like a fight and finally now on record 4 and we say who has heard of Group 1 Crew and hands go up" says Manwell.
Proof they say, that Christian hip hop is finally being accepted.
catching up and realizing there is a certain sound for all types of
people out there. Doesn't have to just be your worship song" the duo
For a long time there was a negative stigma connected
to the words hip hop, even though they were still spreading the same
message as traditional christian music.
"At the beginning we
took it personal and then we realized everyone isn't gonna dig us. Our
music isn't meant for everybody" says Blanca.
away from releasing their fourth studio album - the Dove award winning
group say they are eager for everyone to hear the changes they've made.
"I feel like you get a grasp of who we are as people outside the music through the music. It's a cool blend" says Blanca.
A balance they believe will allow them to use their voices to witness even more!
are just blown away that God would use you and your music to speak to
someone's life. I feel this is a new step in group one and where God is
taking us" says Blanca.
Wednesday, July 25 2012, 10:39 PM CDT
Work beginning on Civil War park in Knoxville
May 18, 2013 13:12 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Civil War landmark in East Tennessee will soon become a low-impact park that allows public access and preserves the area's historical integrity.
High Ground Park is being created at the site of Fort Higley in south Knoxville, which was manned by Union soldiers during the Siege of Knoxville in 1863.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/11Vb6XJ) reports the park is scheduled to open on Nov. 27, which is the 150th anniversary of the construction of Fort Higley.
Bob Young, who has been involved in the effort to preserve the site, says it is "a treasure."
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.