Shamel Shiloh has over 1.7 million plays and over 35000 fans combined social network fans - Verified on Billboard’s Next Big Sound Charts, Shamel Shiloh delivers extraordinary biblical truths while at the same time maintaining a heavy street sense. The word Shamel represents the sun. The word Shiloh represents the son. Together, it means to shine for Christ. His realistic verbal communication cuts deep to the core. Shamel Shiloh, based in Northern Virginia/Washington DC metro area (DMV), is an artist who communicates the gospel message through hip hop music. He travels around the country including places such as New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, Washington DC, North Carolina, and Florida just to name a few. In addition, he is involved with mission trips and performance opportunities in the Dominican Republic.
Shamel Shiloh’s independent debut album “He is Alive” was released in January 2008 and debut at #200 on the Amazon Rap MP3 Charts and quickly skyrocketed to #3. “He is Alive was nominated as the Best Rap Album and Shamel Shiloh was nominated as Best Male Rapper by the Velocity Magazine Awards. “He is Alive” productions are by various producers such as Selrahc, Rocksoul’s Lee Jerkins, (cousin of Darkchild’s Rodney Jerkins) Lee has produced hits for his wife Michelle Bonilla, Out of Eden and Ki Ki Sheard to name a few, also produced by Cross Movement Record’s Mac the Doulos from Everyday Process, and Tony Stone who has produced for Christian Hip Hop heavy hitters such as Lecrae, Flame, R-Swift and many others.
Shamel Shiloh is an American Christian hip hop artist signed to Holihs Music, the record label that he founded. Shamel Shiloh released He is Alive in 2008, and collaborated with Sean Israel and MattyB in 2009 to form the rap group District Connection. District Connection released a full length album entitled Monumental.
On September 27, 2010 – Holy Hip Hop Awards announced that they united with the Gospel Music Association (GMA)/Dove Awards.
On April 20, 2011 at the fabulous Fox Theatre located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia Shamel Shiloh received the 2011 Holy Hip Hop Honoree Award.
On June 19, 2012 Shamel Shiloh released the hit single “4 ever” which is being playing on stations around the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.