Mike Pyatt

Michael Pyatt Jr is a young, laid back, Christian from Washington, DC. His pleasures in life include his family, friends, his church, and spending time with God. While Michael seems to have a lot of knowledge in a lot of areas, the two areas where he shows the most passion is music, and sports. When he's not focusing on work, and studying IT at the University of the District of Columbia, he likes producing musical tracks. While his music may be mainly hip-hop, he doesn't mind creating other types of music.

Lecrae wins second Grammy Award

By Mike Pyatt / February 8, 2015 /

In 2013, rapper Lecrae won his very first Grammy for Best Gospel Album with his album “Gravity.” This year, Lecrae was nominated for three more Grammy awards. His song “Messengers ft. For King & Country” was awarded the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. But he lost on a second Grammy to arguably one…

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Review: Empire

By Mike Pyatt / February 3, 2015 /

When I listen to an album, I can usually tell by the first song if the it will be good or not. Don’t get me wrong, I have listened to many albums where I very much enjoyed the first song and the rest was mediocre, and I have also listened to lame introductions that were…

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Round 2: Lecrae Returns to The Tonight Show

By Mike Pyatt / January 9, 2015 /

Sure, a Christian artist appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon one time might seem like a fluke, especially when said artist doesn’t even perform a full song on that show. What can be said when the artist is invited back a second time, performing live as the featured artist? Back in September, we talked…

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Read This Before Condemning Christian Rap

By Mike Pyatt / January 4, 2015 /

A couple of months ago, my fellow penman here at GUG, Shawn Bain, wrote an article titled “Read This Before condemning Christian Metal” If you haven’t already, I strongly suggest you read the article. Personally, I enjoyed it so much I felt I should do the same for Christian Rap. So here are some things you need to…

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Review: EL v. Envy

By Mike Pyatt / December 30, 2014 /

I was born and raised in Washington, DC. People who are not from the area have a different view of the city than I do. They might think of it and picture the Washington Monument, the White House, US Capital, cherry blossom trees, etc. They don’t think about the poverty, the drug dealers, homicides, and the other…

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