We had a ball with the Shoot Your Shot Challenge with Marqus Anthony.
When Marqus reached out to us he wanted to do something just for the producers because the artist always gets recognized. We thought that was a great idea.
Here is an interview we did with the winning producer Aaron Robinson, a.k.a. AR UnitedFront.
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What’s your thought process when entering a competition?
Proper preparation in order to prevent poor results. I make sure I’m well prepped for what I’m getting myself into.
Was this the first competition you’ve entered and won?
Musically and overall, no. My first musical competition I won was back in September of 2017 on the 91.5 City Takers Takeover segment in Atlanta. My debut single “365 (Confess His Name)” got the most votes for the best song in the Heat Seekers Challenge.
Where are you from?
Describe your upbringing?
I had a decent childhood. I always had a creative mind, I used to draw album covers and write lyrics at a very early age. I was heavily influenced by Rap/Hip Hop from a tender age.
Being introduced to music production at 8 years of age, I got a head start on developing my talents with FL Studio in 2003.
How did you come to Christ, (your salvation story)?
I surrendered to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior when I was age 16. Shortly after moving from Michigan, I read a book entitled “A Divine Revelation of Hell” written by Mary K. Baxter. This book shook the living hell out of me, upon reading all 30 chapters of this book I repented of all of my sins.
From this day forward the Spirit of the Lord began to guide, lead, and teach me His way. At age 18, I fully surrendered by letting go of smoking weed, drinking alcohol, fornicating, lying, and making secular music that didn’t glorify Jesus as Lord.
What was your first introduction to music?
106 & Park and Rap City. I watched these shows around the clock. I developed an ear for musical tunes and lyricism by viewing and listening to a wide variety of top tier music in those days, the early 2000s.
My first introduction to a live studio was at age 13, where I began to go on a recording spree from 2007-2011 recording over 200 songs. This is where I honed my skill to write songs in the spot and adapt to many different styles of genres.
How did you get into CHH?
A prophetic word came from my beloved Apostle Durham. She told me that the Lord is calling for me to use my musical talents for His glory. Soon after, I began to write songs for the Lord.
How long have you been a Chh artist/Producer?
5 years now
When did you know you were called to change lives for God in your music?
Seeing the positive reception that I got from my debut single “365 (Confess His Name)”. The way people were vibing to the song, I knew that I couldn’t give up if things seemed to go left.
Tell us about the new album/EP? Upcoming Project?
“Righteous Crown!” This will be my sophomore album released and distributed under my label The United Front Line of Jesus Christ Music Group.
I decided to go with the title “Righteous Crown” for the reason that as Christians, we go through various seasons of trial and tribulations. Getting through these trials are intended to strengthen our understanding of the Lord, in which, this understanding gives us the grace to minister to the lives of others because we’ve been there or are going through what they’re dealing with.
The crown represents the glory of the Lord for those who are unashamed of who Jesus is. That glory attracts a crowd and that crowd is wanting to know who you are. In the process of explaining, I’m giving insight to how Christians must stand in their place of salvation and how to overcome daily struggles with fleshly desires.
Tell us about the single or latest single?
The latest single that I have released is “Peace Be Still”. In a nutshell, this song serves as a beacon of light in an industry that is concerned with glorifying everything that doesn’t bring about eternal life.
The premise of this song is commanding everyone to be still and at peace whilst listening to the testimony of someone who knows about the way to life and life more abundantly by way of Christ.
What do you hope people will get out of your music and upcoming projects?
Deeper intimacy and interest in truly serving the Lord Jesus. I want to offer a good alternative to the masses of what they’re being force-fed by the mainstream media.
What is your best advice for this generation?
Best advice for this generation is to be serious about your relationship with God and dare to ask Him to show you great and mighty things.
Where can we find your music?
You all can find my music on all digital streaming platforms by searching Aaron Robinson. My Instagram and Twitter handles are @Ar_unitedfront
What’s next for you (tour dates, new releases, etc)
My sophomore album “Righteous Crown” is up next.
How can you be contacted for booking and collaboration?
This is my booking email
On your longest day and hardest battle, what scripture do you find strength in?
“Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:29-30