California based gospel emcee Tha G.I.M. (meaning; the God In Me, pronounced; the jim), known for a unique brand of Christ centered, real life hip hop music, is releasing a promotional music video for the track “Handz Up” from the early 2010 mixtape “Hybrid: Mixtape Sessions Vol.1” featuring DJ One3. The video is the first production from the in-house Threatt Muzik Media and will premier on ThaGIMTV (www.youtube.com/thagimtv) Monday, May 17th 2010. The meaning behind the song “Handz Up” is simply to “raise your hands and praise the Most High God”, as Tha GIM raps “..put your hands up! No this ain’t a robbery, praise the Most High, yeah the God in me!”.
The “Hybrid” mixtape is available for free download right now at www.thagim.com, which also contains “Good Morning America 09â€™” and the intro track for the “Handz Up” video, “Keep Pushin”.
Tha GIM is an internationally known artist who has shared the stage with some of Gospel, Christain hip hop and general hip hop’s biggest names including Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, Lecrae, T-Bone, (Minister) Kurtis Blow and more, with the latest original and official project being “Eternal Sonshine: The Prequel EP” (June 2009), which is still available for free download also at www.thagim.com, following the 2008 national release of “This Iz My Life” (Threatt Muzik/ Infinity) featuring the single and video “Freedom Song”, as seen on BET, MTV and Gospel Music Channel.