“ God will respond to our cry when we pray, seek His face, and turn from our ways ” (2 Chronicles 7:14). It’s not too hard to see that our world needs healing and “We Want It” is Marcus Selders’ declaration for the world to turn back to the Lord! Marcus’ new single delivers a worship experience full of the word over a non-traditional trap style beat/melody. Listeners not only get a fresh approach to worship through the new single, but the song is full of scripture and saturated with heartfelt emotion that can be filled throughout the song! This is his first official song released under Rapture Ready Productions. “My heart has been burdened lately by all the social injustice and social immorality that has divided our world and caused so much chaos,” stated Selders. “It’s time for us all to do a heart check and truly seek the Lord so that as a collective we can begin to see a change and be the change the world needs.” Marcus is currently a faithful member under the leadership of Pastor Nathaniel Selders at Humble Beginning Outreach Ministry in Clinton, LA. He is married to Ashley Dashaun Selders and together they have two beautiful daughters Gabrielle & Aubrey. Marcus serves as music director and the worship leader at his church where he is passionate about authentic worship and helping and inspiring others to move their gazed spirit away from the worship leader and focus upon the object of their worship, God Himself. Instagram: @ marcus_selders Facebook: /marcusseldersmusic
As an artist, musician, creative, etc, you should be familiar with a press release or "media kit". Musicians specifically should know how to format and send press releases for music marketing and publicity. A press release is an official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a particular matter. Or in more modern terms, "a document or email sent to a blog or publication with specific details and info about something you're doing or something that happened." It's like giving someone "news" about you in a formal way. Below is how to structure a good press release: subject line : ARTIST NAME - PROJECT NAME - DATES body : Pitch your project, single, album, elaborate on what we need to be paying attention to. Explain your inspiration for the music, project, why it should be featured, what makes it unique. Let us know your tour dates, releases, anything else the audience needs to know. Give us a short artist bio and background, influences, style, etc. Any quotes or testimonials said about your work. ending: include social media links, music links, website, video links, professional photo And that's it. You don't want to give the editor too much work to do. They shouldn't have to go fishing for information deep inside your social media or website. (done that too much and it takes up too much time!) Here are 2 examples of a perfect press release sent to us that took no time to publish: Joshua Cadence JT Wicker D'Vo
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Rapper, Joshua Cadence, born in Harrisburg, PA as Joseph Williams, gets his name from one of his favorite Bible characters, Joshua, who took over for Moses and was the one God chose to lead the people into the promised land. “I feel like that’s what I’m here to do: to lead folks into the belief that they can get all God has for them,” and one of the ways he does it is through music, hence the last name Cadence. He began this journey when God spoke to him in the middle of Spanish class during his senior year of high school and told him his life was heading nowhere. At that moment, he knew he needed to surrender his life to Jesus, and his year-long process of giving up one thing at a time (starting with cursing) and studying God's Word began! His latest music video “2020 (Lord Forgive Me) Pt. 2” from his upcoming debut album “Humble Beginnings” has racked up over 4,000 views on the internet and over 150 streams on streaming platforms since its release back in April. Many call it his best work yet! And his 2nd single off of the album, "REAL Pt. 1/ REAL II: Lost on A Good Woman; Found" has just been released on July 1. A music video is also in the works for this one. Check out his latest music video below. Follow on IG: @ OfficiallyCadence Follow on Spotify to catch the album release on August 29, 2020!