Lecrae Brings Reformed Rap to Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show
(UPDATED) Performance with The Roots was the first by a Christian rapper on late-night TV.
Lecrae Brings Reformed Rap to Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show. (UPDATED) Performance with The Roots was the first by a Christian rapper on late-night TV.
T. D. Jakes Threatens To Sue Rappers for Sampling His Sermon
Megachurch pastor's unauthorized appearance in Jeezy’s 'Holy Ghost' remix is latest debate over intellectual property rights of pastors.
Kimmel Live last week. Rap music has a long tradition of sampling from other artists, which has led to lawsuits over copyright infringement. The 20-second
Morning Roundup 10/1/14
Lecrae; Emerging Adulthood; 8:28
print. Lecrae: Christian Rappers, Christian Rap, and the No. That album, Anomaly, is classified as Christian rap, because he's widely thought of as a Christian rapper.
Where Are the Female Christian Rappers?
As more women top the charts, their Christian counterparts struggle to break through.
HillaryJane has a similar bent, but tends compose and perform many of the rap portions of her songs herself. Elsewhere, HeeSun Lee employs a rapid
Lecrae v. Katy Perry: Christian Rappers Sue Pop Star
Christian hip-hop artists claim pop queen’s “witchcraft” hit ripped off their song.
Six years earlier, Flame's album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album, and "Joyful Noise" also received a Dove Award nomination.
Don't Be Ashamed to Listen to Your Heart
Desire gets a bad rap in Christian circles. Jen Pollock Michel explains why it shouldn’t.
Don't Be Ashamed to Listen to Your Heart. Desire gets a bad rap in Christian circles. Jen Pollock Michel explains why it shouldn't. Laura Turner/ August 8, 2014. Image: Sara Tyson.
After Turning Theological, Christian Hip-Hop Turns Critical
What Shai Linne's takedown of Joyce Meyers suggests about Reformed rap.
What Shai Linne's takedown of Joyce Meyers suggests about Reformed rap. What Shai Linne's takedown of Joyce Meyers suggests about Reformed rap. Owen Strachan/ May 30, 2013.
Hip-Hop Theologians and Preachers
The artists most shaping the movement.
Lecrae, who was raised in Houston, created a rap imprint, the 116 Clique, with fellow Texan Tedashii (a chart-storming member of the Village Church, led by Matt Chandler).
Letters to the Editor
A Good Rap. Thank you for what may be the coolest Christianity Today to date. The answer to whether the emotion in secular rap can translate into Christian rap is a resounding yes.
How Christian hip-hop could call the American church back to the gospel—and hip-hop back to its roots.
Russell Moore/ May 10, 2013. A high school in Beaver, Pennsylvania, recently went into security lockdown over a rap lyric. Actually, rap here is a stretch.
Morning Roundup 12/4/13
Christian Art; Reformed Rap Response; Support Hobby Lobby
Dec 4, 2013. Roundup. Morning Roundup 12/4/13. Christian Art; Reformed Rap Response; Support Hobby Lobby |. Ed Stetzer. Marshall Astor / flickr. 0; 12; share; 0; email; print.
The Good Lie
A stirring tale about the Lost Boys of Sudan raises a good question: Is it ever OK to fib?
(Jal, a rap musician now living in Toronto, told his story in an autobiography called War Child, later adapted into a powerful documentary of the same name.).
Starting a Dialogue with Hip-Hop
Daniel White Hodge finds signs of the gospel in the beats of hip-hop.
Festival of Faith and Music about Reformed rappers, why many Christians are still uneasy about hip-hop, and the religious themes that pulse underneath even the most secular rap.
Morning Roundup 10/13/14
Stop Fixing Problems; New Women's Program; Lecrae in the Mainstream
How Lecrae mixed rap and theology to find huge, mainstream success [video]—Sarah Pulliam Bailey. You really want to watch this interview with Lecrae.