Beyond Christian hip hop : a move toward Christians and hip hop / edited by Erika Gault and Travis Harris.

"Christians and Christianity have been central to Hip Hop since its inception. This book explores the intersection of Christians and Hip Hop and the multiple outcomes of this intersection. It lays out the ways in which Christians and Hip Hop overlap and diverge. The intersection of Christians and Hi...

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Other Authors: Gault, Erika (Editor)
Harris, Travis (Editor)
Language:English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Series:Routledge studies in hip hop and religion.
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Physical Description:xi, 311 pages ; 25 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • A history of Christians and Hip Hop / Travis Harris
  • Blendzville global: a conversation with Andrea "M$. Blendz" Castleberry / Travis Harris
  • If my faith had a YouTube: digitizing Christianity and Hip Hop: an interview with Beleaf Melanin / Erika Gault
  • Black White supremacists: an interrogation into "Christian Hip Hop's" relationship with the White man's religion / Daniel White Hodge and Travis Harris
  • From "gospel" to global: a talk with Anthony "DJ AA1K" Amos / Travis Harris
  • "The prince of peace ain't down with police brutality": Gospel Gangstaz confronting White supremacy post-LA uprising of 1992 / Matthew Linder
  • Skipp Coon: race, religion, and Black radical history in Hip Hop / Phillip Luke Sinitiere
  • The ruptures and reconfiguration of identity through Christian Hip Hop in Southern Africa / Ibrahim Abraham and Tuomas Järvenpää
  • Latinx innovators in the emergence of Los Angeles Hip Hop: expanding the intersections of Christianity and Hip Hop / Jonathan Calvillo
  • "We gon' be alright": Kendrick Lamar and the theology of affirmation / Darrius D. Hills
  • The gospel according to Ye: Kanye West, The life of Pablo, and authentic Christianity / Timothy N. Welbeck
  • "How you gon' see 'em if you live in the fog'?: theodicy in the lyrics of DMX / Trudy Mercadal.