[news.] National Christian Hip Hop Artist, Kiwi Announce Release of Sophomore “Surgery”
Published on December 6, 2012
Detroit, MI – Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 – After catching the ear of the Christian Hip Hop industry with her debut release “Handwritten”, the Multi-faceted Christian Hip Hop and Urban psalmist, Kiwi announces the debut of her highly anticipated sophomore release “Surgery”. The sophomore album will be available on December 18, 2012 digitally via iTunes, Amazon, Zune, Rhapsody, iHeart Radio and Spotify. The physical CD will also be available for purchase on KiwiOnline.net and Amazon On Demand.
The album titled single, “Surgery”, serviced to radio on Nov. 7th has created a buzz of anticipation and has become a favorite on Christian Hip Hop and Urban Gospel radio.
“The lead single “Surgery” sees Kiwi at her best. With a smooth track, great vocals, and relevant lyrics, Kiwi challenges listeners to become self-aware while directing them to the ultimate surgeon. The single has become VERY popular with our listeners and should be a quick add to all who enjoy relevant urban radio.”- Gerard Bonner, President & Program Director of Bonnerfide Radio
“Our listeners truly enjoyed “Surgery”. It’s Lyrical and powerful. Her transparency in this song hits you right in the heart.” – Andre Griffith, CEO and Program Director of C1 Radio Show
The 18-track album takes listeners on a transparent journey through one’s process of receiving spiritual healing from past hurts from relationships, life’s circumstances and tribulations. “Surgery” features Grammy nominated artist, Ayiesha Woods, Stellar and Dove nominated artist Lisa McClendon, Hip Hop’s Mahogany Jones, Mizz Reality, Applejaxx, Ms. Ty Scott, United Kingdom artist Karl Nova as well as psalmist, Jessica A. Clements. “Surgery” also features the production styling’s of Kiwi, J.R., Jason “Maji” Wilson and new comer, E-Will, to name a few.
When asked about “Surgery”, Kiwi states “Surgery was by far one of the hardest albums to date for me to create. The album shares my most intimate moments with God…it’s a lyrical diary of my prayers. ‘Surgery’ is an album that listeners can identify their wounds and become closer to their healer, who is God.”
No stranger to the Christian hip hop industry, Kiwi has appeared on more than 10 projects including the critically acclaimed hip hop compilation, “Pure Gospel, Pure Flava”, and has been featured on CDs with many highly noted artists such as DJ Sean Blu, Platinum Souls and Mahogany Jones. Kiwi has shared the stage with various Christian Hip Hop and Gospel music greats such as DA TRUTH, Tedashii, Michelle Bonilla, Lisa McClendon and Papa San to name a few.
For additional updates regarding “Surgery,” booking information and links to Kiwi’s Twitter, Facebook and Youtube pages, please visit her site, www.kiwionline.net.