Posts Tagged ‘holy hip-hop’
We Are The Iccsters. Yes, This Is Happening.
<![CDATA[Today, October 1st, I updated my Facebook status thusly: Sometime around 1988, an enterprising urban pastor asked his youngest son to put together a rap for an outreach event. He dutifully complied, and although it was kind of awkward and he didn’t have any beats so he had to use his favorite EPMD instrumental, the…Read More
Stop Columbusing. Lecrae Didn't Invent Christian Rap.
<![CDATA[Okay, so this piece may sound like I'm trying to criticize Lecrae, so before I go any further, let me offer a few disclaimers. I like Lecrae. I really, really like Lecrae. As an artist, as a person — as far as I can tell — he seems to be the real deal. I…Read More
Flame & Lecrae sued Katy Perry… Wait, Really?
<![CDATA[I hate to beat an old comedy trope to death, but in this case, I couldn’t muster any other appropriate response. I just saw the story by Robert Patrick of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Flame, Lecrae and Da TRUTH have filed suit against Katy Perry and Capitol Records for copyright infringement. In a stunning reversal of musical tradition,…Read More