Tony Stone (music producer)

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Tony Stone
Also known asT Stone, Stiddone
Born RAF Lakenheath, Lakenheath, Suffolk, England
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, Christian hip hop
Occupation(s) Producer, project management, songwriter

Tony Stone (born 1982) is an American music producer and project developer for Christian hip hop artists. He has produced the music to hundreds of songs in the genre. He is currently the Project Manager for Reflection Music Group.

Christian hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music characterized by a Christian worldview, with the general purposes of evangelization, edifying some members of the church and/or simply entertaining. Christian hip hop music emerged from urban communities in the United States in the 1980s, when it existed almost exclusively in small underground scenes, with minimal formal industry promotion and little mainstream attention. It emphasizes the use of positive and uplifting messages to promote faith and belief.


Production discography

Production contributed to these albums
<i>After the Music Stops</i> 2006 studio album by Lecrae

After the Music Stops is the second studio album released by Christian rap artist Lecrae on September 24 2006. The album received a Stellar Award nomination for "Rap/Hip-Hop/Gospel CD of the Year" and a Dove Award nomination for Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year.

Lecrae American Christian hip hop artist, entrepreneur, record producer, and actor

Lecrae Devaughn Moore, mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records, and the co-founder and president of the now-defunct non-profit organization ReachLife Ministries. To date, he has released nine studio albums and three mixtapes as a solo artist, and has released three studio albums, a remix album, one EP, and numerous singles as the leader of the hip hop group 116 Clique. He produced much of his earlier material along with other early Reach Records releases. Lecrae, in reference to his label as a Christian rapper, has stated that his music is just hip hop, though it reflects his Christian faith. In May 2016, Lecrae signed to Columbia Records in a joint deal between his label and Columbia.

<i>Rehab: The Overdose</i> 2011 studio album by Lecrae

Rehab: The Overdose is the fifth studio album by Christian hip hop artist Lecrae. It was released on January 11, 2011 on Reach Records. The album is intended to be a direct follow up to Rehab, as Rehab is conceptually about the defeat of addiction while Rehab: The Overdose is about finding "grace, love, peace and hope" in Jesus. Some fans even consider it to be a part of Rehab.

Awards and achievements

2006 GMA Dove Award Rap/Hip Hop Album of the YearBehind the Musik (KJ-52)Woncontribution as work for hire, not as producer
2007 GMA Dove Award Rap/Hip Hop Album of the YearAfter the Music Stops (Lecrae)Nominated
2007 Holy Hop Hop Honor AwardWonAtlanta[ citation needed ]
2007 Stellar Awards Best Rap/Hip Hop AlbumTaking the Gospel to the Streets Vol. 2 (Various Artists)Nominated[ citation needed ]
2010 Sphere of Hip-HopProducer of the YearWon[ citation needed ]
2010 Stellar AwardsBest Rap/Hip Hop AlbumThe Big Picture (Da TRUTH)Won[ citation needed ]
2011 GMA Dove Award Rap/Hip Hop Album of the YearBetween Two Worlds (Trip Lee)Nominated
2011 Stellar AwardsBest Rap/Hip Hop AlbumBetween Two Worlds (Trip Lee)Won[ citation needed ]
2012 GMA Dove Award Rap/Hip Hop Album of the YearRehab, the Overdose (Lecrae)Won

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