Rappers are influencing how young Christians see race
This month, several white millennials told Rapzilla that songs and social media posts by Christian hip-hop artists have changed the way they see race. These testimonies come as Americans continue to grieve the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile.
Rapzilla.com Live with Chris Chicago - Ep. 28 ft. Oscar Urbina
Oscar Urbina is the featured interview on our 28th episode of Rapzilla.com Live with Chris Chicago! We give you the latest news with our "What's Poppin'" segment and brand new music you need to hear!
Derek Minor releases 'Free' video, blogs about division in the US
Derek Minor released a new music video on Monday for his song "Free", which he wrote on the night that video of Alton Sterling's death surfaced online. Alongside the video, Minor published a blog post about what inspired the visual — American division.
Exclusive Free Album: Out Of The Blue - Van Goh
A Rapzilla.com exclusive, Out Of The Blue, a rap group formed by emcees Kay Sade and KnuOrigen present their "first album" entitled Van Goh. The project's anime inspired production is the work of Wontel and Jay Cardec.
Many musicians, athletes, and public figures are speaking out about racism, injustice, and Black Lives Matter. Rapper Lecrae, who is perhaps Christian music’s biggest star, has been very vocal the last few weeks as he has taken to social media and various outlets to express his thoughts.
Last week, Rapzilla spoke to Joey Jewish about working with non-Christians, his new record, and how he’s reacted to a situation where his music has been “stolen.” In part two with the emcee, Joey opens up about seeing God’s plan through a ripped off song.
A few weeks ago Rapzilla took a look at some of the best Christian hip-hop and mainstream hip-hop collaborations. This week we are taking a look at a few more. It’s important to note, these are Christian emcees who featured a secular rapper on their track, not the other way around.
The Universal Hip-Hop Museum in the Bronx, NY features displays, memorabilia, art, and exhibits that thoughtfully and educationally piece together the rich history of Hip-Hop. In a recent interview with the museum’s curator, Claude “Paradise” Gray, he admitted that rap music’s roots can be traced back to a gospel group in the 1940s named the Jubalaires.