(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) — Kanye's new album 'Jesus Is King' has caused a stir for its author's conversion, but what lessons does it offer about faith?
(RNS) — Since Kanye West announced his conversion and his intention to produce a gospel album, there's been a reaction from Christian Twitter, most of it mocking his pledge. But there shouldn't be a spiritual litmus test that qualifies us to say what’s happening with our faith.
(RNS) — Beyond his showmanship, some experts say, the God-obsessed rapper is offering something the church typically doesn’t allow for: a space where people are allowed to be saint and sinner.
(RNS) — His rapping is drawing more youth to join the church. That, in turn, will have a positive impact on society, he said.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian authorities remanded a rapper in custody for four days on Monday over a music video he produced that allegedly insulted Islam.
(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.