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Lecrae’s ‘All Things Work Together’ Is a Grace-Filled Mic Drop
On his Columbia Records debut, the rapper answers his evangelical critics while staying close to his true roots.
Columbia Records. Late last month, Columbia Records released All Things Work Together, the latest offering from Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae. Popular
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’
Lecrae’s decision has roots. And it has fruit.
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from 'White Evangelicalism'. Lecrae's decision has roots. And it has fruit. John Piper| October 9, 2017.
The DJ Making the Angels Rap
Christian hip-hop remembers the legacy of the late DJ Official.
The DJ Making the Angels Rap. Christian hip-hop remembers the legacy of the late DJ Official. Jason Bellini| August 18, 2016. Image: DJ Official. If you
Propaganda's 'Crooked' Balances Raw Humility with Prophetic Fire
'Ain't we all a little bit a monster?'
While the album explores topics ranging from marriage to Prop's love of hip-hop, the central focus on Crooked is his striving as a “crooked champion” in the fight against systemic
The Fearless Call of Asian Americans in Christian Hip-Hop
Breaking stereotypes and spreading the Good News.
The Fearless Call of Asian Americans in Christian Hip-Hop. As a minority in the US and in hip-hop culture, Asian Americans can feel the pressure to represent their entire ethnicity.
Art and the Ultimate Investor: An Interview with Propaganda
Art is a return on God's investment in us.
Propaganda has been a hip-hop and spoken word artist since 2002, but many did not become aware of him until 2011 when a lyric video of his song “GOSPEL” went viral among
Lecrae Makes a Major Career Move to Join Beyoncé, Adele, Pharrell
Evangelicals’ favorite rapper signs with one of America's most popular music labels.
Evangelicals' favorite rapper signs with one of America's most popular music labels.
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Forward-thinking producer puts a creative spin on Christian hip-hop.
Alex Medina. Alex Medina. Forward-thinking producer puts a creative spin on Christian hip-hop. Kate Shellnutt| June 23, 2016. Image: Mary Caroline Russell.
6 Desires for ‘Dreamers’ Fix, from 50 Evangelical Leaders
Diverse DACA group includes Matt Chandler, Richard Land, Shai Linne, and four Southern Baptist past presidents.
Diverse DACA group includes Matt Chandler, Richard Land, Shai Linne, and four Southern Baptist past presidents.
Challenging the Narrative: How Race Complicates the Latest LifeWay Debate
Black Southern Baptists weigh in on the issues around removing Sho Baraka’s album.
no longer carry it.”. The chain offers about 20 albums labeled Christian hip-hop/rap, including several by Lecrae and Trip Lee. After watching his timeline
Andy Mineo: Rappers Are Missionaries, Too
The fan-friendly hip-hop artist wants to see the church get creative.
The fan-friendly hip-hop artist wants to see the church get creative. What are the lessons for the church more broadly that you've found in Christian hip-hop?
Pastoring Rappers
The artists of Humble Beast on the idolatry of artistry, and how the local church best serves artists.
the community and transform lives,” but they're best known for their stable of talented rappers who produce music that defies the expectations many tend to place on Christian hip-hop.
Catalina BellizziSubscriber Access Only
The musician known as Cataphant makes a way for female artists.
at music from the perspective of a visual artist,” Bellizzi—known as Ms. BZ to her elementary school students and Cataphant to her musical fans—told Christian hip-hop site Rapzilla last
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
civil rights movement, the Black Power movement, James Cone's A Black Theology of Liberation, and even some elements of nationalist rap found in the current hip-hop culture owe a
Why Grammy Winner Lecrae Will Never Dominate the Gospel Charts AgainSubscriber Access Only
Evangelicals’ favorite rapper is so successful, Billboard has changed how it ranks Christian music.
Following his success in 2014, when he dominated the Gospel rankings, the music industry may finally be changing the way they view Lecrae and other Christian hip-hop stars.
Wishing You Neither a 'Traditional' nor 'Contemporary' Christmas
How hymns (and a little bit of hip hop) can aid our worship. Plus a new Christmas hymn from High Street Hymns.
FaithDecember 23, 2014. Wishing You Neither a 'Traditional' nor 'Contemporary' ChristmasHow hymns (and a little bit of hip hop) can aid our worship.
Kanye West’s Work-in-Progress
Why the rapper’s new ‘gospel’ album, ‘The Life of Pablo,’ has Christians curious.
Armond and Doc, two podcasters involved in the Christian hip hop scene, discussed the album on a recent episode of their show, Clock Radio Speakers.
Wednesday Link List: Pulpit Plagiarism, Atheist Chaplain, and Hip-Hop Church.Subscriber Access Only
Over the links and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go.
Wednesday Link List: Pulpit Plagiarism, Atheist Chaplain, and Hip-Hop Church. A hip-hop church in North Carolina has a Saturday service at 5:30, but "Happy Hour" starts at 5:00.
Lecrae Brings Reformed Rap to Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, AgainSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) On his second late-night stint, rapper's remixed song features quotes from MLK.
The prolific hip hop-soul band the Roots joined Jimmy Fallon when he took over Late Night in 2009, and they've invited several legendary artists to sit in with them, including Aerosmith's
Christian Rapper Saved by Circumcision—TwiceSubscriber Access Only
After a childhood encounter with terrorists, hip-hop artist raps for religious freedom.
After a childhood encounter with terrorists, hip-hop artist raps for religious freedom. Growing up on the fringes of American culture, Ruslan turned to hip-hop to express himself.
Christmas and Cricket: Finding Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.
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