George Moss (rapper)

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George Moss
Birth nameGeorge Dean Washington Moss III
Born (1982-09-23) September 23, 1982 (age 36)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
GenresChristian hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2008–present
LabelsDreamlight
Associated actsUN1ON, We Are Leo, Tray Little, Beacon Light, Steven Malcolm
Websitegeorgemossmusic.com

George Dean Washington Moss III (born September 23, 1982) is an American Christian hip hop musician and founder of clothing line Oxen Apparel. He was a member of Christian hip hop group, UN1ON. His first studio album, All or Nothing, was released by Dreamlight Entertainment, in 2008, with the singles, "Whoa!" and "Transparent". The subsequent studio album, It's Time, was released in 2012, from Dreamlight Entertainment. He released, a single, "Set It Off", in 2015, featuring Steven Malcolm.was never in the film Riff Raff

Early life[edit]

Moss was born George Dean Washington Moss III on September 23, 1982 in the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan.[1][2]

Music career[edit]

Moss was a member in the Christian hip hop group, UN1ON, in the early 2000s.[2][3] He used to go on tours with KJ-52, where this allowed him to get exposure for his music.[2][3] His first studio album, All or Nothing, was released by Dreamlight Entertainment, in 2008,[4] where this contained the radio singles, "Whoa!" and "Transparent".[3] The next single, a non-album one, "Loud", was released from Dreamlight Records, in 2011.[5] He released, the subsequent studio album, It's Time, on October 16, 2012, with Dreamlight Entertainment.[6][7] His next single, "Down for You", was released from Dreamlight Entertainment, in 2012, where it was a non-album song.[5] The single, "Set It Off", was released in 2015, by Dreamlight Entertainment.[5][8]

Personal life[edit]

Moss met his future wife, Michelle Cummings, at a concert he was doing at her church, the two were engaged around Valentine's Day 2014,[9] and married in a ceremony the subsequent month in Grand Rapids, Michigan.[10] The couple have a child together, where Moss posted a photograph of him cleaning the breast pump, his wife uses, and it went viral.[11]

Discography[edit]

  • All or Nothing (2008, Dreamlight)
  • It's Time (2012, Dreamlight)
Singles
Year Single Chart Positions
US
Chr Rock
2013 "Hands Up" (featuring David Duffield of We Are Leo) 16[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SESAC. DEAN WASHINGTON MOSS III "Songs by Writer: GEORGE DEAN WASHINGTON MOSS III" Check |url= value (help). SESAC. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Cummings, Tony (May 3, 2015). "George Moss: A rapper burning down unbiblical religiosity". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Moss, George (October 31, 2012). "George Moss Artist Profile". New Release Today. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  4. ^ AllMusic (2008). "All or Nothing - George Moss". AllMusic. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c Cross Rhythms. "George Moss Artist Profile". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  6. ^ NRTTeamAdmin (October 16, 2012). "It's Time by George Moss". New Release Today. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  7. ^ Lacy, Dwayne (November 13, 2012). "George Moss releases a "timely" album". New Release Today. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  8. ^ Smith, Christopher (February 10, 2015). "George Moss Interview". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  9. ^ Patrick, Kris (February 12, 2014). "Urban Gospel Artist George Moss Announces His Engagement Just In Time for Valentine's Day". Path Magazine. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  10. ^ DeBoar, Terry (May 8, 2014). "Local Artist Readying Next Step". West Michigan News. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  11. ^ Bologna, Caroline (June 29, 2015). "Dad Has Beautiful Response To Viral Breast Pump Photo". The Huffington Post. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
  12. ^ Search for "Hands Up" on Christian Rock at billboard.com/biz

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