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.
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.
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. Image: Photo by Ty Hyten. A high school in Beaver, Pennsylvania, recently went into security lockdown over a rap lyric. Actually, rap here is a stretch.
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.
7 Biblical Tests for Christians and Music
Determining the right music for church is not easy, but God's Word offers helpful metrics.
was. For example, many believe rap music connected to violence and misogyny. The form of rap is no less godly than the form in most of our hymns. And
Reformed Rap and Hip-Hop
Christian genre pioneers are taking their cues from Calvinist leaders.
Spotlight. Home > The Magazine > 2011 > May. Reformed Rap and Hip-Hop. Related Elsewhere: Previous Christianity Today articles covering reformed rap include:
Artist Lecrae. Release Date September 4, 2012. Label Reach Records. ListenPurchase. Style: Dirty South Christian rap; compare to Ludcacris, Waka Flocka Flame, TI.
"Best" of Seminary Rap, Kinda'
Aug 20, 2011. "Best" of Seminary Rap, Kinda'. Ed Stetzer. 0; 0; share; 12; email; print. The most famous of those, is clearly the University of Alabama sorority "rap" that has even made CNN
Life & Love
YOURS. Artist Steven Cooper. Release Date August 14, 2012. ListenPurchase. Style: Rap/hip-hop/pop; compare to KJ-52, John Reuben, TobyMac, BoB. Top
Artist POD. Release Date July 10, 2012. Label Razor & Tie. ListenPurchase. Sounds like: Head-nodding rap/rock; compare to Deftones, Disciple, Korn.
Artist FLAME. Release Date March 6, 2012. Label Clear Sight Music. ListenPurchase. Style: Rap and R&B; compare to LeCrae, Da Truth, Trip Lee, Bruno Mars.