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BILLBOARD CHART TOPPING HIP HOP ARTIST TRIP LEE RELEASES THE GOOD LIFE NATIONWIDE APRIL 10, 2012 THROUGH REACH RECORDS

Fourth project redefines “The Good Life” and challenges listeners to no longer live in the light of lies but embark on a new and more glorious journey

Reach Records’ hip-hop artist Trip Lee is gearing up for the release of his latest album, The Good Life. Slated to release nationwide on April 10, 2012 through Reach Records, the 4th project for Trip celebrates the truth in real life through its unique style and lyrical content.

A musical exploration to redefine “The Good Life,” Trip challenges listeners to no longer live in light of lies that says the good life is all about the money, the cars, and the clothes.

“The good life is not climbing to the top of the corporate ladder, the good life is not a life free from any responsibility,” says Trip. “The good life is living in sync with God and embracing all that He has to offer us in Christ.”

Teaming up with label mates Lecrae, KB and Andy Mineo on production and musical fronts, The Good Life celebrates the truth and features new powerful songs like Trip’s first smash single, “Robot” that unveils the world, the flesh, and the devil’s lies by letting listeners know that they don’t have to be controlled by those lies.

“We don’t have to be robots,” says Trip. “We can choose life. I want to challenge the lies we’ve been told, and present a new and more glorious picture.”

Trip’s debut album, If They Only Knew, hit stores nationwide a few days after his high school graduation.  That same year, he was also featured on the Dove Award-nominated, timeless classic “Jesus Muzik” with label mate Lecrae. Trip’s sophomore album, 20/20, was released in 2008 and garnered much success: breaking into the Billboard Top 200, reaching #11 on the Billboard Christian albums chart and landing at #4 on the Gospel chart. With his third studio album, Between Two Worlds, Trip offered a collection of reflections on life in a fallen world.  Those reflections resonated with listeners as B2W debuted at #1 on the Christian and Gospel Billboard charts, #5 on the Hip Hop/Rap iTunes chart and #9 on the Top Albums iTunes chart. The album also received two Dove nominations and a Stellar Award for Best Gospel Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year.

Since his first album release, Trip has traveled the world performing for thousands of listeners. In conjunction with The Good Life, he is gearing up for the nationwide 4Thirty1 Conference tour (http://www.premierproductions.com/tour/4thirty1-conference) and the Amazing Grace Tour alongside InPop singer/songwriter Jimmy Needham.

Trip will also be embarking on a nationwide album promotional tour that will be kicking off in conjunction with the April 10 release as well as a featured artist at various 2012 festivals including Spirit West Coast, Atlanta Fest and Rock The Lakes, among others

*All tour dates are subject to change:

4Thirty1 Tour

April 19 – Atlanta

April 20 – Nashville

April 21 – Birmingham

April 26 – Greensboro

April 27 – Columbus

April 28 – St Louis

May 3 – Tulsa

May 4 – Dallas

May 5 – Houston

Amazing Grace Tour:

February 10 – Everett, WA

February 11 – Portland, OR

February 17 – Amarillo, TX

February 18 – San Marcos, TX

February 19 – Loredo, TX

February 20 – Woodlake, TX

March 2 – West Plains, MO

March 4 – St. Louis, MO

March 7 – Poplar Bluff, MO

March 9 – Ooltewah, TN

March 10 – Orange Beach, AL

March 15 – Pinellas Part, FL

March 16 – Bellville, GA

Promotional Album Tour:

May 10 – Virginia Beach

May 11 – Raleigh

May 12 – Louisville

May 13 – Kansas City

May 17 – Minneapolis

May 18 – Chicago

May 19 – Detroit

May 20 – Pittsburg

May 26 – Orlando

June 1 – Dallas

About Reach Records and ReachLife Ministries

Reach Records and ReachLife Ministries strive to, “bridge the gap between biblical truth and urban context.” Founded in 2003, Reach Records is a Christian music record label dedicated to using music as a means of reaching the urban community in a biblically sound way. While Reach Records employs music to reveal biblical truth, ReachLife Ministries aims to empower ministry leaders with this music in order to grow the urban church.

For further information and a list of upcoming Reach Records and ReachLife Ministries events, please visit http://reachrecords.com/. For more information about ReachLife please visit http://reachlife.org/.

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