Kentucky native, Chrys Jones brings an eclectic blend of styles to the genre. True to his southern roots, Chrys rhymes fluently over laid back 808’s and synth-laced production. Influenced by boombap, Midwest, and lo-fi styles, he often laces tracks with diverse samples, moving baselines, analog drums, and intricate rhyme schemes.
Chrys has released Trinity (2019), Keep Walking (2019) and Meno (2017). He has also released an EP—The Sentiment (2014) and two mixtapes— The No Name Mixtape (2009) and The No Name Mixtape Volume II (2011). Chrys has handled all of the production for his releases. He has also produced for Shai Linne, Curt Kennedy, J. Crum, Christcentric and more.
He is currently working on an album and a beat tape. He is one of the in-house producers and engineers for Christcentric Records. In addition to music, Chrys is husband, father, pastor, writer, and teacher.
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Stract is a gritty lyrical poet with an "in your face" style that delivers biblical truth in keeping with the traditions of the classic hip-hop sound.
Stract made his introduction to the scene with a solo LP titled Not Tha Norm (2008) as an artist with All4Souls. He would latter go on to form the group Blood Bath Staff alongside Chosen and Prodigal Son. Since then, Stract has moved forward as a solo artist and joined the ranks in the Christcentric Records roster with 4 projects under his belt; Windows & Mirrors (2019), The Warmups (2019), Supreme (2020) and Da Beat Goes On (2020).
Stract, a.k.a. The Wolverine is an artist at heart and a man of many talents! Lyricist, painter, podcaster, and restauranteur just to name a few. Amazingly, he works all that in around being a disciple of Jesus, husband and a father! You never know what and where his next creation will be popping up. So keep your head on a swivel and your eyes peeled and you might catch the next Wolverine sighting!
William Mendoza, aka “The Apologist,” is a Dominican-born, boom-bap producer known for his golden era-inspired hip-hop sound.
As a founding member of the reformed CHH pioneer group Christcentric, The Apologist regularly rapped on early albums, such as The Mind of Christ and City of God, but over time grew into the role of the group's main producer and engineer. The Apologist also served as the group's artistic director, coming up with concepts for each album, and has been the owner and operator of Christcentric Records since its inception. He released his first solo project as an artist/producer in collaboration with Quiet Storm, Rhyme With Reason Vol. 1, in 2019.
These days, Mendoza stays busy as one of the in-house producers and engineers for Christcentric Records' artists. He’s currently working on more music, running a record label, and making sure you get your USPS mail delivered on time! So stay on the lookout for some special deliveries coming your way soon!
For reformation of religion in church and state according to the Word of God and our sworn covenants.
......... also a producer of ill beats, of the grimy and dusty type and spitter of bars, the doctrynal type.
Gio Da Gift
Giovanni Coradin, known by his stage name, Gio Da Gift is a bilingual Christian emcee. Born in Washington Heights, N.Y.C. by way of North Jersey.
Gio has dropped various projects since 2014 such as Broken State EP, Reflejos EP & his latest collaborative album with producer Doctrynal called “Los Tres Golpes”. He has also collaborated with artists like, YP aka Young Paul, Zae Da Blacksmith, Temperamento & Mr. Cavalucci.
Gio Da’ Gift’s desire is to use music to connect with the broken and bring them hope. To that end, he continues to use his gift to reach the world and the church with the hope of salvation in Jesus.