Multiple Dove Award rapper KJ-52 comes through with what may be a first for Christian hip hop with the vindication of “What Happened Was…the Mixtape.” The project contains all 23 topics of the audiobook version of “What Happened Was,” KJ-52’s recently-released book, with a new remixed worth by A.J. Jenkins (producer/songwriter whose credits unbend Jordin Sparks, Elijah Blake, Jason Derulo, Raven-Symone and others). “What Happened Was…the Mixtape” likewise contains seven unreleased demos from underivative in KJ-52’s career, including the artist’s early rap, world record attempt, and more.
“I’ve never seen a project like this,” says KJ-52. “All of the chapters are scored and we’ve added in original demos. It actually plays out more like an audio drama.”
“What Happened Was…the Mixtape,” the latest in a series of projects for KJ-52 under the “What Happened Was…” banner, can be downloaded or streamed at Spotify, iTunes, and other streaming platforms.