New Stuff, News, Trinity, Video - posted on March 17, 2017 by

Rip sets release date for new album, “Trinity”

Hey, everyone! Wanted to let you know that today we have set a release date for my new album, “Trinity”!! It’s been a long, crazy, emotional road full of growth and new things! But the album is finally done and we have a release date set for:

FRIDAY MAY 19, 2017!

Check out the album teaser right here:

It will be available online at all major digital retailers!!! I’ll also be hosting a release party so make sure you stay tuned for details on that! Please continue with the likes, shares, comments and spreading of my music. I can’t do this without you all!

Thanks again for all your support, I look forward to bringing you this new album!!!

-Rip

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Audio, New Stuff, Trinity - posted on March 5, 2017 by

Rip x A.N.T. – “Best Friends” (Teaser Snippet – Next “Trinity” Single!)

Teaser Snippet from my next single, “Best Friend”, off my new album “Trinity” (due out Spring 2017!) The single features the homie, ANT, who I took an award home with at the 2013 Madison Hip-Hop Awards for Collab of the Year for a previous collaboration. Filming for the music video will commence this month!!

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News, Trinity, Video - posted on February 28, 2017 by

“Trinity” teaser!!

“Trinity”, the album, coming Spring 2017!!

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Pictures, Trinity - posted on February 24, 2017 by

New 2017 Photoshoot!

New promo photos for my Trinity album by Benjamin North!

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Music Videos, New Stuff, Trinity, Video - posted on November 7, 2016 by

“Who is Rip” (Take Me To Your Garden) featuring Katie Scullin [Official Music Video]

It’s crazy to think that every single moment in my life has been leading up to this very moment right here.  Every decision I’ve made whether it be to pursue music or not higher my education after high school.  Any career opportunity that I’ve turned down.  Every show that I have done; every hour I have spent in the studio honing my craft.  Every penny I’ve invested in my music career and myself.  Every talent and skill that I’ve learned and acquired over the years.  Every opportunity and person that I’ve put second to my mission in life.  For every hurt I’ve been through.  It all comes down to this:  My ultimate purpose in life;  to glorify my Creator with the talents and mission He has blessed me with.  A moment that will change the trajectory of my life & career forever in the direction it’s always meant to go.   Truth is, I knew this was my mission for years (if not decades.)  I was just stubborn and wanted to do things my way.  But now comes the time when my music and career takes on a new meaning and purpose.

I want to thank all my supporters for sticking with me all these years…more than half my life.  Crazy.  For those who continue to stick with me:  I love you.  For those who no longer rock with me:  I love you as well.  You’ve helped bring me to this point in my life.  The point where I can finally find meaning.  So thank you.  each and every one of you.

This song is probably one of the deepest, darkest, most vulnerable songs I have ever put out during my whole career as an artist.   I want to thank Katie Scullin for collaborating with me.  I struggled for many months with finding a singer/writer for this song and looking back, I can’t imagine the song being any different than what it is now.   It’s what it’s supposed to be, all thanks to God.  And I would like to thank everyone that was a part of the making of this video as well.  Y’all got your feet dirty to help support a dream of mine like it was your own (including walking in muddy woods and waters…haha!)

So ,without further ado:  “Who really is Rip?  And why is he making this Jesus so central?

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Lyrics, New Stuff, News, Trinity, Video - posted on June 13, 2016 by

New lyric video for new single, “New Me” !!!

Hey everyone, check it out! I just released a new lyric video (& audio) for my new single “New Me” which is off my new album “Trinity” (Coming soon)!!!

Like it, share it, leave some feedback on the YouTube page!

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Music Videos, New Stuff, News, Trinity, Video - posted on April 20, 2016 by

Rip returns to his roots with new music video, announces working on new album, “Trinity”

April 20, 2016 – Today, Recording Artist ‘Rip’ releases his newest music video, “Still Here,” and announces that he’s back in the studio working on his third studio album, an EP titled, “Trinity.” The album will include collaborations with Sincere and Katie Scullin, along with production by Memory, Rip himself, and co-production by DJ Pain 1. Rip takes you back to his musical roots with his first single, “Still Here,” which features 3 of his original RiP Records label mates from the early 2000’s – PR, Influence and TruMotiv (pka Too Bogus). The video is set in Chicago, the market where Rip & his RiP Records family originally got their start, and was produced and directed by Rip himself. On Rip producing his own music videos, Violator All Star DJ – DJ Fusion had this to say about the video in an interview on his radio show SPXX Radio: “You’ve definitely hit the scene hard with that [your music video production] and a lot of people have noticed.”

Watch his new music video, “Still Here,” NOW:

Download “Still Here” now FOR FREE! www.reverbnation.com/whoisrip

Rip’s third studio album, “Trinity” EP, will be available on iTunes Summer 2016.

Radio interview with DJ Fusion of SPXX Radio discussing new album:

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