Today FAMILY FORCE 5 is debuting a newly remixed song, “Cray Button,” featuring GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist LeCrae. The original track was released in May on the digital EP III.V. In addition to the song available on iTunes (click here to purchase), FAMILY FORCE 5 is premiering the fanpowered music video today.  Click here to watch the newly posted music video, which was directed by Isaac Deitz. Fans can also watch the music video premiered on yesterday.
The “Cray Button” video was funded through a Kickstarter campaign giving their die-hard fans a personal experience to be a part of this music video. The video was shot in Texas this summer with hundreds of fans joining the fun. Fans traveled as far as from California to be a part of this video. Following the taping, FAMILY FORCE 5 held a private concert for all of the participants. Another special guest is in the “Cray Button” video YouTube celeb Meekakitty. She has used the band’s song “Zombie” in one of her videos.
“Family Force 5 are a fun bunch of guys and are extremely creative,” shares Chad Horton, Co-Owner on premiering the video. “We’re ecstatic about being able to come alongside with them to serve.”

Family Force 5 is finishing up a run in Australia and will begin the “Music With A Mission” tour with Disciple, DA’ T.R.U.T.H, Icon For Hire, Bread of Stone and Willet.  This tour begins on September 28 (dates below). Music With A Mission tour and CURE are partnering up to save the lives of children in Uganda who are suffering from Hydrocephalus, a deadly brain condition that affects nearly 400,000 newborns each year globally.


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