If you want to listen to the radio or watch or read a newspaper you have A LOT of choices ... right? You can watch MTV, BET, CMT, NBC, ABC, ESPN, CNN, HBO, Nick Jr., etc. That sounds like a lot of choices when flipping through the channels on TV. Do you notice that most of the shows are the same concepts, just with Add a comment

I haven’t seen this much buzz in the Christian Hip-Hop community since … well, since Lecrae performed on the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards. With the most highly anticipated Christian Hip-Hop mixtape now here, we ask what happens after the music stops on Church Clothes (puns intended).

1. Will 'Church Clothes' open the door for Add a comment

I hate it when people whose opinions I really respect disagree on an issue.

So this whole “Are you a Christian rapper or not?” debate has been a little stressful and saddening for me. I’m watching artists who have played a role in my own growth and sanctification land at different places on this topic.

In the words of Rodney King, “Can’t we all just get along?”

Instead of writing a piece that argues for one view or another, I wanted to share some of the questions I’ve asked myself as I have tried to think through the “Christian rapper” label issue biblically. Add a comment

When the Billboard charts came out last week, there was a rap album that debuted impressively high (No. 3 on the Rap Albums chart, No. 17 on the 200) despite not having much mainstream hip-hop exposure. That project was The Good Life, the fourth album from Trip Lee. The rapper is signed to the growing independent label Reach Records, an Atlanta based team of Add a comment

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#1: Major publicity.

Lecrae has garnered major publicity not only in Christian music but in the mainstream media. He performed on the BET Awards Cypha and was mentioned as a stand out. He performed on Paid Dues, the mainstream markets largest U.S. hip hop festival, and has garnered publicity on all major hip hop media outlets in the mainstream market. Add a comment

At 15 years old, KIDD is the youngest rapper we know representing Christ. His talent far surpasses his age! Born and raised in Las Vegas aka Sin City, this youngster is a part of a growing music scene of Christian's that are shining the light of Christ in a place bursting with gambling Add a comment

It’s been a surreal couple of weeks along the Gulf Coast. We have had the Coast Guard helicopter crash that killed 4 servicemen and just last week we had a young man who committed suicide. Even though the Coast Guard accident was tragic the suicide Add a comment

“I’m Good” was one of the last songs to be recorded for my new album, The Good Life. Lecrae and I actually wrote and recorded an entirely different song, and we liked it at first. But eventually we decided it was just pretty good; and we wanted to put out something great. So I played a few beats for him that Add a comment


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