Songwriter and Rapper Astevenc Steps From Behind the Shadows With a Powerful Duet, “Praise You in the Storm” Featuring Vocalist Josie Buchanan


There is no joy and fulfilment that can compare to finally getting to do what you have always wanted and was meant for and this is truly the case for Ariel Steven Cruz who goes professionally as AstevenC he has always possessed a passion for music ever since he was a young boy and started rapping as early as 11. Destiny has a way of reconnecting people with their passion and after operating from behind the shadows for a while; AstevenC is now ready to meet his fiancé on the biggest stage and propose his undying love to her (music) in front of the whole world. The debut track, “Praise You in the Storm” is just one of the many releases he has scheduled to release as he seeks to make his own artistic input in the world of music!

“Praise You in the Storm” is soothing, uplifting and inspiring all in one. Featuring hypnotic and smoothly layered melodies that are a result of the blissful blend of the guitars and keyboard, this track will appeal to the softest pores of a listener’s heart in genuine and memorable ways.

He invited vocalist and songstress Josie Buchanan and together they design an unforgettable duet that is touching and heartwarming. Buchanan’s angelic vocals get us going as she easily pulls a listener emotionally with the easily memorable chorus section. She sings straight to a listener’s heart and soul and you can feel the faultless power that her mellifluous vocals hold at the core!

AstevenC then takes his moment and breathes life into the narrative with his mature and theme-perfect flows. He feels so comfortable with his flows gearing toward a raw, honest, and deeply relatable route as far as pain is concerned and finally salvation by finding God through the storm. Buchanan then takes the melody to rest in her pure vocals-taking the listener all the way to the end.

This is such a meaningful tune with deeply resonant and hopeful lyrics enabling a listener to find comfort and solace. For a start, this is genuinely commendable and I honestly cannot wait to hear what next is in store for AstevenC.

“Praise You in the Storm” is now available for streaming on all your streaming platforms- follow the attached link and add this entrancing tune as a favorite under your playlist-it has to be!


Written by Derrick

Derrick is the founder of Gospel Hydration. Creating a community for Good Christian music to be enjoyed. Aiming to revive dead & boring music with life :)


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