Made to measure, designed for life, living for Christ
Raised in the heart of Oakland, California, this guy wasn’t immune to the many temptations the streets presented to him. After years of using and selling drugs, as well as many of the other clichés that so profoundly affect urban communities, he began to realize the damage he was doing to himself and others. He immersed himself in music as a way to escape the trappings of street life. Ironically, this newfound interest in music pulled him further into that which he was trying to leave behind. He soon began a downward spiral resulting from extensive drug use, sexual promiscuity and gang-related violence which led him to the spiritual stronghold of Gangsta Rap music, one of the most destructive forces he would ever encounter.
Realizing that the only way out of this lifestyle was either death or life in prison, something inside of him knew he had to change. In 2002, He found a new life in his faith in our Creator. Like a caterpillar emerging from its cocoon, Andre Woods was miraculously transformed from Gangsta rapper into B-Fade, an acronym which stands for “Be Faithful and Dedicated Everyday.”
With a nationwide evangelistic ministry, B-Fade has spread the message through music across the United States and has worked alongside some of Christian Rap’s most well-known names –NF,Bizzle, Crowder, Capitol Kings, Blanca (formerly of Group 1 Crew) as well as CCM artists Lincoln Brewster and For King and Country. B-Fade is no longer a product of his environment; no longer captivated by the bondage which once held him hostage. As a “Man On Fire,” B-Fade has a burning desire to share the love of the Yah who transformed him.
On his first national release for Trendency Records and Pray Area Records entitled All Things Are Possible, B-Fade brings together a tenacious roster of artists,writers and producers including V-Rose,Brvndonp, Spec, Trendency label mates Keno Camp,Heesun Lee and K-Drama, among others. Standout tracks include “We Live It” featuring BRVNDON P (Black Knight), “Like Him” and “We Got It” featuring Keno Camp.