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. Christian hip-hop remembers the legacy of the late DJ Official.
How Resources Changed My Mind
The books we read and allow to influence us hold great importance, for good or bad.
academic realm. Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist Lecrae said books by Tim Keller and Andy Crouch shaped his approach to his faith and his music. In
New & Noteworthy Books
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The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya. Mwenda Ntarangwi (University of Illinois Press). In America, Christian rap aficionados have Lecrae, Trip Lee, and Tedashii.
Putting the Fear of God in the Fashion Industry
Menswear creator Jerry Lorenzo wears his faith on his sleeve.
That understanding served as the basis for Lorenzo's first collection, which featured heavily layered, dark looks referencing grunge and hip-hop—what he describes as a mix between
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. Alex Medina. Forward-thinking producer puts a creative spin on Christian hip-hop.
Lecrae Makes a Major Career Move to Join Beyoncé, Adele, Pharrell
Evangelicals’ favorite rapper signs with one of America's most popular music labels.
After a decade of success with Reach Records, the Christian hip-hop outlet he founded, the Grammy- and Dove-winning artist scored his first deal with a major label, the Atlanta Journal
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
Andy Mineo: Rappers Are Missionaries, Too
The fan-friendly hip-hop artist wants to see the church get creative.
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.
This Year's Summer Jam Is All About the Love of God
In "Coloring Book," Chance the Rapper is honest about his flaws, his faith, and the reality of growing up on Chicago's South Side.
Chance namedrops WGCI and Power 92, two local hip-hop radio stations, in “Angels.” Chance repeatedly references “79th Street,” a major thoroughfare that ran a couple blocks away
Why Grammy Winner Lecrae Will Never Dominate the Gospel Charts Again
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.
Meet the Rio Olympians Who Put God Before Gold
A glimpse of inspiration and testimony from some of Team USA’s Christian athletes.
on in Rio. The platform diver recently partnered with Christian hip-hop outlet Reach Records to curate a playlist of pump-up music. Boudia will compete
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.
Lecrae Brings Reformed Rap to Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, Again
(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