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Lecrae Appears on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Explains “Deja Vu”

Lecrae - Fallon Video

Lecrae appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night by joining and contributing to the regular house band, hip-hop legends, The Roots.  You can watch his appearance at the 4:50 mark of the first video below. Beyond that role, he also filmed a web exclusive video for them, …

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Ice Cube Believes Conscious Rap Was Intentionally Kept off the Airwaves

Ice Cube

This interview by Bloomberg Politics was conducted to mark the occasion of N.W.A. making it into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame.  He speaks on how N.W.A. was harshly opposed because they took socially conscious political stances.  In regards to that kind of rap, he says, “It’s not rewarded at all. It’s not rewarded …

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Obama’s Former “Pastor-in-Chief” Recommends Eshon Burgundy to Cormega on Twitter

Joshua Dubois

Joshua Dubois is a columnist for the Daily Beast who also works as a consultant for Values Partnerships, an organization that helps foundations, nonprofits, and businesses partner with faith-based and minority communities. Perhaps most notably, he previously led the White House faith office under president Obama, and was affectionately known as Obama’s …

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Mali Music’s Song “Digital” Looks at an Oversexualized Culture

Mali Music Digital

Mali Music’s new album The Contradiction of Mali is due out this summer, and this is our first taste with the lead single “Digital.”  The song takes a hard look at the redefinition of love by an oversexualized culture. He opens with, “Now love is digital, no longer sacred, it’s no …

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U2’s Bono & the Creator of “The Message” Discuss “Dishonesty in Christianity”

Bono & Eugene Feat

I guess when you’re Bono you can start a relationship with just about anyone you want, including someone who has no idea you are a pop-rock superstar.  The unlikely bond that has formed between Bono and Eugene Peterson illustrates this. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, poet, and perhaps most notably, the …

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Rap Group Runs a Credit Card Scam, Then Makes a Song About It

Pop Out Boyz Arrested

It’s hard to even know what to say about this.  Although it’s juvenile and really stupid, I understand that rappers flaunt money and possessions in order to present the image they believe will lead to success.  Frankly, the cat is out of the bag as far as how hip-hop record deals really …

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Snoop Dogg Posts Video Jammin’ Out to Kirk Franklin’s “Silver and Gold”

Snoop Dogg

Gotta love this.  Kirk Franklin shared this video on his Facebook page with the caption: Thankful to do music that speaks to everybody this morning. You never know who’s listening…we may the only Bible folk will ever read…. Let’s pray for Snoop and for Kirk to continue making bold music …

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ESPN Taps Dee-1 for Promo Video of ‘The Undefeated’

Dee-1

ESPN teams up with Dee-1 for the ESPN Undefeated theme song. The lyricist has found himself at the center of a major collaboration with ESPN for a new video spot deemed “We Are the Undefeated.” The series is a new initiative from ESPN and they chose Dee to handle the introduction …

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Christian Rapper A. Ward Battles a Gang Member: Who Took the L?

A. Ward vs. 501 Blu

I know some people disagree with it, but I think it’s amazing to see what some Christians are doing within the battle rap scene.  I’m sure there’s some I’ll miss but Street Hymns, Ki’Shon Furlow, Th3 Saga, Loso, and A. Ward are all holding it down. This latest one from A. …

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