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  1. TobyMac's This Is Not A Test tour heads to GreensboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... has become more prevalent following the death of his father eight months ago. He reunited with lifelong friends and DC Talk bandmates Kevin Max and Michael Tait on the song, "Love Feels Like." "Michael and Kevin helped represent the depth of this ...

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  2. First three USA concerts in 2016 may share similar Christian audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... at the door. Contemporary Christian hip-hop recording artist tobyMac - real name Toby McKeehan, who also co-founded DC Talk and became the first, and best-known, Christian rapper - will headline at 7 p.m. Contemporary Christian pop acts Britt ...

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  3. What Would People Think If They Knew That I'm a 'Jesus Freak' Freak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Christianity Today

    Yes, dcTalk's defining album has some truly cheesy moments. But 20 years later, it's still just really good.

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  4. Film gives new life to NewsboysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    ... Tait is the newest addition to the band, replacing founding member Peter Furler in 2009 after his own stint heading DC Talk. "I never thought in a million years (of joining Newsboys)," Tait said. "DC Talk and Newsboys were frenemies. I never thought ...

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  5. Homecoming for Christian musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    ... Liberty University, he teamed with fellow Flames Michael Tait and Kevin Max Smith to form the Christian vocal trio, DC Talk, and its success changed the direction of his life. "I had a spare room in our house and I put some turntables in and I would ...

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  6. Grammy winner Toby Mac comes to Sun Dome Nov. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The six-time Grammy Award winner, who began his career in 1989 as a member of DC Talk, released his seventh solo album, This I s Not a Test, in August, then began a 37-stop tour. TobyMac will appear at the Sun Dome at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Artists Britt Nicole and Colton Dixon will open.

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  7. What Would People Think If They Knew That I'm a 'Jesus Freak' Freak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Christianity Today

    Yes, dcTalk's defining album has some truly cheesy moments. But 20 years later, it's still just really good.

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  8. 7 days of fun: Rick Springfield at Mystic Lake, still wishing for 'Jessie's Girl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... was one of the first Christian musicians to branch off into hip-hop. He came to prominence as a member of the trio DC Talk, best known for their double-platinum 1995 album, "Jesus Freak." The band has mostly been on hiatus since 2000, though, and ...

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  9. Contemporary Christan musician TobyMac hits Target CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | TwinCities

    Born Toby McKeehan, 51-year-old Virginia native TobyMac was one of the first Christian musicians to branch off into hip-hop. He came to prominence as a member of the trio DC Talk, best known for their double-platinum 1995 album "Jesus Freak."

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  10. What Would People Think If They Knew That I'm a 'Jesus Freak' Freak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Christianity Today

    Yes, dcTalk's defining album has some truly cheesy moments. But 20 years later, it's still just really good.

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  11. Can't fake thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Cityview Online

    ... his camp's own press material. And yes, there was a time - those groundbreaking, wildly successful, slightly cheesy DC Talk years - when TobyMac did, indeed, rap. But those days are increasingly behind him, no matter what anyone else may try to tell ...

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  12. TobyMac seizes the moment for album, Sears Centre showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... Truett McKeehan, plus Michael Tait and Kevin Max, his former bandmates in the wildly successful '90s Christian group DC Talk, among the first pioneers to usher in the faith-based musical movement. "We hadn't done anything together in 13, 14 years so ...

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  13. Franklin Graham to join TobyMac at GoDaddy Bowl 'Christmas Experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... The event's headliner, Toby "TobyMac" McKeehan, is a leading Christian pop artist who rose to fame with the group DC Talk and went on to a high-profile solo career. His music often mixes familiar genres into trendsetting pop, and he has enjoyed ...

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  14. Kerns: USA already confirms concert headlined by tobyMac in April 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A bit of this and a bit of that ... while assuming that music fans won't be waiting six months for the next big concert at the United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave. Even so, kudos to USA management for nailing down a headlining appearance by six-time Grammy Award winner tobyMac, real name Toby McKeehan, in the arena on April 5. The contemporary Christian hip-hop artist previously co-founded DC Talk before going on to become the first and best known Christian rapper.

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  15. Six-time Grammy winner tobyMac headed to USARead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Contemporary Christian hip hop recording artist tobyMac - real name Toby McKeehan, who previously co-founded DC Talk and went on to become the first and best-known Christian rapper - will headline a concert at 7 p.m. April 5 at the United Supermarkets Arena, 1701 Indiana Ave. Consider that the half dozen openers providing support include contemporary Christian pop acts Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn.

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  16. Christian rapper TobyMac to play EnergySolutions Arena, March 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Lake City. TobyMac - the stage name for Toby McKeehan - first came to fame as a member of the Christian vocal trio DC Talk, with whom he performed from 1987 to 2001. As a solo artist, he has release seven albums, the latest, "This Is Not a Test," ...

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  17. This Is Not a Test (Deluxe Edition) - tobyMacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Watersblogged

    ... by tobyMac, download iTunes now. More often than not, the songs that make up This Is Not a Test present the former DC Talk rapper/vocalist's values in everyday metaphors, broadening the album's appeal far beyond the CCM crowd. And his clever lyrics ...

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  18. dcTalk Reunites on New TobyMac AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | 95.5 The Fish

    In what will likely be the rarest of one-time reunions, the original members of dc Talk - TobyMac, Kevin Maxx, and Michael Tait - combine their colossal talents on a single track on TobyMac's latest album, This is Not a Test. Long rumored and long requested from fans, each singer made it possible to hear that dc Talk sound once again, but this time, within the context of TobyMac's signature Christian Music sound.

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  19. Christian Rapper TobyMac Dishes on Staying Relevant at 50 -- and Why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Billboard

    ... tour with. I really heard them on that song very early in my mind. It was the right song. It feels a little bit like DC Talk, the texturing of it all. It's got an edge. It's about losing my dad in the last year and really having to dig in to greater ...

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  20. This Is Not a Test (Deluxe Edition) - tobyMacRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Watersblogged

    ... by tobyMac, download iTunes now. More often than not, the songs that make up This Is Not a Test present the former DC Talk rapper/vocalist's values in everyday metaphors, broadening the album's appeal far beyond the CCM crowd. And his clever lyrics ...

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