Tedashii's BELOW PARADISE Releases May 2014, Radio Single "DARK DAYS, DARKER NIGHTS" Out Now, Special Guest on Summer Shed Tour With Skillet, TobyMac & LeCrae
Hip-hop artist Tedashii is set to release is new album Below Paradise on May 27th. This will be his first album in three years marking his career fourth studio release. You can pre-order this album on iTunes and get an instant download of the song "Nothing I Can't Do (feat. Trip Lee and Lecrae)." This album features guest artist appearances by Trip Lee, Lecrae, Britt Nicole, Crowder, Andy Mineo, Royal Tailor and many others.
The album's first single, "Dark Days, Darker Nights (feat. Britt Nicole)," broke into the Top 25 on the Billboard Christian Rock chart this week. This week Reach Records also released the song "Complicated (feat. Christon Gray)."
Below Paradise sheds a new light on what life is really like on this side of eternity. Last year, Tedashii took time off to grieve the loss of his son. This album is a reflection of that experience as he explores the meaning of triumph and hope amidst a life filled with patterns of pain and loss. He shares with the listener the reality of suffering, deep and true joy, the bite of life and the false expectations we carry. Below Paradise is filled with true authenticity and uncut honesty during this season of his life.
The songs on Below Paradise read like a journal and have a different vibe then some of his previous music. Some entries are honest and transparent, but the album is not a somber, solemn experience. This includes his experiences in high school as a football-playing, poetry-reading member of the marching band and his conversion to Christianity during college. Meeting his father for the first time, feeling like an outsider, faith, family and fatherhood, Tedashii invites the listener to experience life "below paradise."
Tedashii just finished up the last leg of the Summer Shed Tour with TobyMac, Skillet and Lecrae. Fans can also catch him throughout the summer at various festivals including both Creation Northeast and Northwest. See his tour dates below.
Tedashii 2014 Summer Dates:
May 24-25 Edmonton, Alberta
June 24 Sandia, TX
June 27 Creation Northeast
June 28 Detroit, MI
July 16 Leakey, TX
August 1 Creation Northwest
August 8 Soulfest
August 9 Rock the Desert