Just a few weeks ago – December 27th – rapper Derek Minor released his brand new record: Empire. The beats on this record are sick & production is top-notch. The type of music he makes will appeal mostly to Christians – but if you aren’t paying attention to the lyrics and just the beats andContinue reading “Music Monday – Who You Know? (Derek Minor)”
It ain’t all right in America… The 3rd bar is especially powerful. DANG.
This actually sounds like “mainstream” hip-hop aka the production quality is great, the flow is sick, and the lyrics aren’t overly simplistic (unlike most Christian hip hop). Check Out Chad Jones’ EP – Keep Up Noteworthy Songs: “I Know” & “Hold Up”
Some spoken word from Clayton Jennings (via Thabiti Anyabwile) I’d rather be a poor man stuck in poverty than to be a slave to paper refusing God’s sovereignty…
Last time I explained why Kenrick Lamar should have won the Grammy for best rap album over Macklemore. Today we are going to take an in depth look at good Kid. m.A.Ad City. The album is presented as a film student’s script. He is filming a short film depicting the life of our protagonist KendrickContinue reading “Music Review – good Kid. m.A.Ad City by Kendrick Lamar”
I love Christian commentary on all of the big awards shows. I’m serious, I really do. I’m not a huge fan of the deeply theological assessments but I do enjoy the witty tweets and one liners on Facebook. This year the Grammys generated some really witty tweets and one liners. Church Curmudgeon: I must say,Continue reading “Kendrick Got Robbed at the Grammys”
Kanye West, the rapper once known for producing legit hip-hop now known for his extravagance and prideful boasting makes a visit to “Occupy Wall Street.” He joins the crowds as they protest corporate America’s greed. Hypocrite? Probably. Dude didn’t even take his gold chain off.