(RNS) — Hip-hop conversion stories such as Kanye's and Flame's have as much a place in the discourse about religious conversion narratives as does Augustine's 'Confessions.'
(RNS) — Whenever the hip-hop community loses an artist, it loses a member of the family. The mourning binds people together as they reflect on the life and legacy of an artist taken too soon and reveals the foundation of hip-hop culture: beauty from brokenness.
(RNS) — For Jewish educator Matt Bar, there’s no better way to involve kids in the Passover seder than through the rhythmic, rhyming recitation of rap.
Christian rapper Propaganda's new album only mentions "God" in one song. He focuses on racism and injustice instead.
(RNS) The Chicago-born singer, songwriter and poet turns some Bible verses into an affirmation for single women.
(RNS) Rapper Lecrae’s popularity has been brewing for a few years now, but the churchgoing artist became the hottest Christian in the mainstream this month.
Dr. Monica Miller, Professor of Religion and Africana Studies and author of 'Religion and Hip Hop', tells RNS how looking to hip-hop and African American Humanism can improve discussions about race among atheists.
(RNS) The hip-hop artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg has taken a new name that reflects his religious conversion. So, did Snoop have to change his name when he became a Rasta? By Daniel Burke.