Grammy-Award winning and multi-RIAA Platinum-selling group Casting Crowns have partnered with chart-topping hip-hop artist KB to create an anthem-like version of the group's single, "Start Right Here." The creative take on the song is available here.
“I feel united with Casting Crowns as co-conspirators for the gospel," KB said. "It was an honor to be invited to contribute to this powerful appeal to the church’s greatest purpose: reflecting the glory of God over all things!”
The song can be originally heard on the group's hit 2018 album, “Only Jesus.” The album version is the current radio single and is already a Top 10 single. It has more than 11.5 million streams to date. The lyrics are impactful and this new version showcases the message in a new light.
“I have been a KB fan for years," Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall said. "He loves Jesus, he loves people, and he loves God‘s word. It’s an honor to join with him and speak the truth in love to the church. Change that lasts has to start with God’s people!”
The prolific and chart-topping CCM group Casting Crowns, who hold the position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007, have achieved sales milestones with more than 12 million albums sold. Additionally, they have received numerous RIAA certifications: one RIAA 2x multi-Platinum album, five RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold albums, four Gold DVDs, five RIAA Platinum singles, and 12 RIAA Gold digital singles.
Casting Crowns has also been honored with four American Music Awards (out of seven total nominations), a Grammy Award for their 2005 album “Lifesong,” and eight additional Grammy nominations. In addition, the group has garnered 18 GMA Dove Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, and 13 total Billboard Music Award nominations. Casting Crowns’ seven band members all remain active in student ministry and tour according to their local church commitments.
For more information, visit CastingCrowns.com.
KB (Image courtesy of Merge PR)
KB, born Kevin Burgess, is an award-winning hip-hop artist & businessman from St. Petersburg, Florida. Since his debut in 2012, KB has seen continuous success on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart and has reached top 5 on Billboard’s top rap albums chart on numerous occasions. Given his commanding presence and consistent output, KB has naturally stepped into the role of creative visionary for his clothing business – Native Supply – and as host and co-producer for the spiritual podcast “Southside Rabbi.”
For more information, visit whoiskb.com.