This record was really a product of the post pandemic season. Many experienced some hits and losses during that time frame. That may have been a loss of homes or livelihoods or friends and family members. Coming out of that season, we all had a decision to make. Stay stuck in certain areas or find a way forward. This is, in many ways, a recounting of his goodness in the past and trusting his faithfulness will continue to see us through moving forward.
Certified vets Pettidee and KnowdaVerbs may come across as an unlikely tag team. Who would think to pair these two? Crunchy, CeeLo-ate-a-Transformer vocals of Pettidee with the boom-bap lyricism of unlocked action figure Knowdaverbs. The idea actually originated with both emcees. About a year ago, they linked up to discuss some voice over work. During the process they reminisced about the rich community that comes from being in the studio with other hip hop heads who follow Jesus. “We ended up pulling up some beats and just messing around with some tracks. One thing led to another and we ended up with a handful of songs we felt were worth sharing,” says Pettidee. The name Village KNG (pronounced “king”) represents their desire to make an impact on a local level. And to remind others they serve the “King of Kings.”