The UK gospel Hip-Hop scene is set to be turned upside down with the arrival of new artist, Cerose, who states that his music is “…biblically offensive, but it’s what people need to hear”.
On a mission to share the message of Jesus and point people to righteousness, Cerose has a particular interest in using rap music to prophesy of Jesus’ return, wake up the sleeping church, point lost souls to the Christ, and to expose wickedness, false prophets, and false teachings. This is evidenced in his debut single ‘Milenium Reign’ where he proves he is not afraid to communicate his message with frank and direct lyrics such as
“It’s peak for a church leader fam, mislead the people with false teaching and false healing to deceive the believers and all they trying to do is meet their redeemer fam.”
“Praise my God I don’t care to be PC, I speak the truth coz I know that He sees me.”
Watch the official music video for ‘Milenium Reign’ here:
Prior to salvation Cerose was an ex-convicted drug dealer who served 2 prison sentences. He is also no stranger to the world of music. The rapper has a long history honing his craft in Jamaican dancehall as a youth and later making a name for himself as a UK underground “gangster rapper” racking up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube and working alongside artists such as Gigs, Blade Brown, and Ghetts.
Now, fuelled with a “passion like a burning fire for God” and a record deal with London rap label ‘FEROmedia’, Cerose is about to drop his debut gospel album titled ‘Maranatha’ that is almost guaranteed to challenge some religious perceptions and ruffle some feathers.
‘Maranatha’ will be released into the national charts on June 30th and available at all usual outlets.
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