You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.


- US Philadelphia, PA Christian/Gospel / Rap / Spoken Word


Sounds Like: Jay-Z, Biggie, NAS, Revolution, Drake

Label: The Whole Armor

Manager: T.W.A. Management

Bio: Ihsan Hines, also known as Purpose, is a man on a mission to share God's love and encouragement to the world. For over seven years, he has served as president of The Whole Armor which is an organization he founded in 2003. T.W.A. is a group of Christian musicians and poets from the Philadelphia... See Full Bio

More Info


Twitter_icon_for_status: Yeah it's personal but I don't care. I'm tired of beating myself up for the rejection of other… http://t.co/Vib5PS9HVJ

Recent Blogs

Mar 21, 2010
"Legacy" written by Ihsan Hines aka Purpose January 24, 2009 4:48pm Wash... [more]
I Want To Know What Love Is
Mar 21, 2010
“I Want To Know What Love Is” written by Ihsan Hines aka Purpose Tuesday, May ... [more]
All Blogs


Play All | Queue All | Share All


All Videos


  • 2013

    Sep 14

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 12:00pm
    I-Matter Back To School BBQ
    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:00pm
  • 2012

    Dec 22

    Philadelphia, 19147, US | 6:00pm
    Waters Memorial A M E Ch...
    Philadelphia, 19147, US
    Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:00pm


    First off, I want to say thank you for all of the support and encouragement you have offered in the past. As you may already know, T.W.A. organizes events to help others understand the love of God. We have a special concert planned for this upcoming Christmas season. The South Street Christmas concert will feature live performances by recording artists Chartel, IYSO, Noe Feliz, Soberano, Revolution, Purpose and more!!! The concert will be free to attend however we are asking guests to bring an unwrapped toy for families with children in need. The date and time will be Saturday, December 22, 2012 @ 6pm sharp (doors open @ 5:30pm). The beautiful location will be Waters Memorial Church on South Street between 10th & 11th streets in Philadelphia. I would like to personally invite you, your family, your friends, your church, and any affiliated organizations to attend. There is also an opportunity for you to be involved as well. As an individual or through your affiliation with a business or organization, you may join our efforts as a sponsor with a suggested donation of $25 or more. Your contribution will help us to properly prepare and promote this event in order to help us impact more families. If you are interested in sponsoring or to RSVP your attendance please contact me @ (267)972-2954 or reply to this email. I would to thank you for your time and consideration. God bless you and I hope you enjoy your life!!! Sincerely, Ihsan Hines Servant Leader for T.W.A. www.TheWholeArmorMusic.com PurposeTheFather@gmail.com

  • 2012

    Nov 5

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 8:00pm

    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:00pm


    This is a Gospel Block Party, with The Peace is Powerful Cafe,and many more artist. So come hungry and ready to get your praise on...they have good food and the whole 9...hope to see u in the place...Lets Pack the Place out in Jesus name.

  • 2012

    Sep 2

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 12:00pm
    My Brothers Keeper Concert...
    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:00pm


    My Brother's Keeper seeks to bring hope to communities worldwide through suicide prevention conferences, concerts, and relevant counseling.

  • 2012

    May 11

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 8:00pm
    Sharon Baptist Church Cafe
    Philadelphia, PA, US
    Fri May 11, 2012 8:00pm



All Shows


All Store Items


Add Comment
  • Get Shook Productions (Label) Get Shook Productions
    God Bless!
  • Jefell (Artist) Jefell
    You were meant to do what you do... Keep doin it big! Im blessed to be a fan! Stay bright!!
  • Sonja Quintana (Artist) Sonja Quintana
    That's what I call SWEEEEEET in His Holy Name. Loving what I hear. Absolutely AWESOME!!!! I would love for you to check out my sound and tell me what you think. ...
  • Solo Blaze (Artist) Solo Blaze
    heeey! i just became a fan of ur music!! chek me out and do da same. keep up da good work
  • Rapture Raps of C.R.O.W.N. MOVEMENT (Artist) Rapture Raps of C.R....
    keep it up fam. keep flowin that movement, great Talent. Come by and check out my new tracks. God Bless Myst
  • FaithStruck (Artist) FaithStruck
    Liking the tracks dude.. Nice old school feel to it, almost have a Shine type sound to your flow.. good stuff man
All Comments


Be the first to ask Purpose a question!

200 characters remaining
Submit Question


  • Song Plays 874

  • Video Plays 37

  • Total Fans 1,363

  • ReverbNation Fans 248

  • Facebook Likes 511

  • Twitter Followers 474

  • YouTube Subscribers 33

  • Widget Impressions 36


All Fans

Artist Recommendations

  • Donielle Rodwell
    Donielle Rodwell
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Voyce
    Upper Darby, PA
All Favorites