Tag Archives: christian rap

  • Empowering People Through Music; Dunamis Touches Souls Internationally

    Sep 19, 14 by Chelsea Freeman Leave a comment

    *Gospel-rapper, Dunamis, strives to empower people from a place of no judgment. Through music, Dunamis was able to overcome his past.  Born in Jamaica, he moved to New York City with his mother when he was a teenager, but he didn’t fit in.  After being bullied for his Jamaican accent, he fought back to gain respect. Now, he wants to help others […]

  • The Movement of Christian Hip Hop

    Apr 22, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *(Via Black Christian News) -The violent edge of rap–“it’s just so angry”–is most often what I hear behind American Christians’ ambivalence about the new wave of Christian hip-hop. But not all of this ambivalence is reactionary, revealing white-bread taste. It’s a real question: Can one authentically rap the Sermon on the Mount, with its Beatitudes, […]

  • The Game Goes Jesus on Rap

    Nov 30, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The self-proclaimed gangster rapper, The Game, who claims to be from the hood (when others say he grew up in the suburbs in the outskirts of Los Angeles), has supposedly turned to Jesus. He’s decided to incorporate a little heaven in his new album, “Jesus Piece,” to show his dedication to God. “Last year in […]

  • Christian Rapper B. Reith Releases New Mixtape

    Jul 17, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *With a growing legion of fans on both the pop and urban music formats, Christian rapper B. Reith released a new mixtape that will solidify his position as one of music’s most promising artists. His new project, “The Story Continues” offers a showcase of B. Reith’s musical dexterity at delivering everything from singing silky pop […]

  • Youth Stand Against Explicit Rap Lyrics

    Mar 15, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *In the Houston area, the “Youth Can Lead” movement that began last month will continue to try and motivate teens to rebel against explicit rap music played on the radio at this Saturday’s “Real Talk Teen Conference“ in Missouri City, Texas. Pastor Craig D. Hayes organized the effort in partnership with his Crossing Point Christian Church and Hightower High […]

  • Devin Robinson: Hip Hop Breaking Up the Black Church?

    Nov 29, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Holy hip-hop or gospel rap has emerged onto the scene as a genre of music that ignites some church goers and attracts the youth. However, is the creation of this genre philosophically corrupting the doctrine of the black Christian? I view this new era of music as the tail wagging the dog and not the […]