Rebekah Maddux El-Hakam<p><span>Born and raised in a suburb of Houston, Texas, contemporary Christian singer/songwriter </span><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span> Maddux El-Hakam (pronounced Hawk-um) returned home to Houston from Los Angeles, California in 2004. It was then that the deeply passionate El-Hakam started a family and began to focus her attention on music and community. What followed was a plethora of new songs, worship services and concerts. In late 2011, El-Hakam caught the attention of Nashville-based record producer, Marshall Altman (Amy Grant, Brooke Fraser, Audrey Assad). She collaborated with Altman on her debut effort, a full-length album, <em>Radiant You</em>, which released on September 18, 2012. </span><br /><br /><span><em>Radiant You</em> has been met with much critical acclaim. NewReleaseTuesday exclaims "Together, </span><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span> and Altman have a created a dazzling, remarkable record with a wonderful purity of heart." Adding the "title track "Radiant You" is arrestingly beautiful! The song's inventive, effervescent music captures the shining purity of God's love for us. </span><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span>'s voice is sunny, bright, and brimming with jubilance...You're bound to want to put this one on repeat!" ChristianMusicZine declares, "</span><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span>'s debut is one to savour and her piano focused pieces are sure to win over the hearts of many, with the lead single "The Glory Of It All" a vertical worship song to Jesus sung with so much emotion! I'd imagine in the near future, this song would make it's way to big radio stations like K-Love or Air1. Well done </span><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span> for a thought provoking debut" </span><br /><br /><span class="il">Rebekah</span><span> serves as a worship leader at her home church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and St. Anne Catholic Church. She and her husband, Moustapha reside in Houston, Texas and have four children.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.smarturl.it/RME" target="_blank">BANDCAMP</a></p>
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