LTD Firm is proud to announce the release of the highly anticipated street album “D.O.P.E.” from Stellar Award nominated and Christian Music Award winner Transparent. (This is NOT his Official Sophomore release) “D.O.P.E.”, which is an acronym for Dominating On Purpose Everyday, will be released nationwide via iTunes on May 30th, 2011. Transparents’ powerful lyrics reflect his unique name.
He is extremely straightforward and honest about his struggles, his ambitions and his accomplishments. Born and raised in Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area), Transparent felt that it was time to create a project that would be specifically geared to inspiring those in his own backyard.
“D.O.P.E.” is a mixture of 13 purpose-driven, mind-altering, life-changing, God-glorifying tracks. All songs were produced, mixed and mastered by California’s up-and-coming beat-making prodigy Black Knight. The catchy lead single “Ready 4 Whateva” ft. Black Knight and the amazing album cover, designed by Royalty Vision, have already began to create a national/international buzz. “Ready 4 Whateva” was released on April 14th and has already landed multiple spins on Hype Radio with Chris Chicago(Nashville, TN), which is the #1 Syndicated Christian Hip Hop Show. The single is also getting spins on other Radio shows: House of SLAP Radio w/ DJ Anointed(Sacramento,CA), Rejoice 1240(Sacramento,CA) with William Thompson, The Redemption Radio show w/ DJ Chillz(Bay Area, CA), HeadzUp FM w/ DJ One3(Los Angeles, CA), SpeakLife Radio(Las Vegas, Nevada), Z180 Radio(Atlanta, GA), Honor & Glory Radio(Atlanta, GA), The Genesiz Lounge 97.9Jamz w/ Brotha L. Scott(Montgomery, AL) and more.
Along with receiving great radio support, many of the top sites are rallying behind Transparent and his upcoming project. Some of these supporting sites include: West Coast Fiya, DaSouth, Holyculture, New H2O, Trax On Deck, The Real Spill, Kenyan Gospel, FNF Live, New Nation Online, His Image Magazine and New Release Tuesday.
Notable features on this street album include Gospel Dream Winner & 2010 Dove Award Nominee Melinda Watts and Folgers Jingle semi-finalist Young Rell aka Young Tower.
“D.O.P.E.” is formulated to ignite a fire inside of people to truly be who God created them to be and be the BEST at it. Dominating On Purpose Everyday is more than just the title of an awesome street album…it’s an experience that can last a lifetime.