Posts By: Dr. Utley

Rap and Religion Release Party Pictures

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Thank you to everyone who came out to support the release of Rap and Religion. Shout outs to everyone else who wanted to make it but could not. The Utley Experience and Red Pegasus Management appreciate the love. Here are a few pictures from the event. All photos were taken by Emagine Digital Productions.

Rap and Religion with Armstrong Williams

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Listen to my conversation about rap and religion with Armstrong Williams and Dr. Carl Ellis Jr. on The Armstrong Williams Show. Here’s some background on the show: Armstrong Williams has been called one of the most recognized conservative voices in America, disseminating his views and opinions through this nationally syndicated radio show. According to the official… Read more »

God Forgives, I Don’t

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Well, I do, but Rick Ross doesn’t in the God Forgives, I Don’t album that officially drops on July 31, but leaked on the web as early as July 25. Ross claims that the album balances a grace-giving God and a ruthless gangsta.

A Killer from the Start?

Posted by & filed under Death, God, Race, Religion.

I’ve been wrecked by the Aurora, Colorado shooting. I don’t know anyone who was murdered or maimed. I don’t know anyone who knew anyone who was killed or injured. I don’t know anything about the killer. I don’t want to know him. But I did read the bios of everyone who died. The entire episode… Read more »

Dr. Ebony Utley’s Rhymes & Reasons

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Listen to my interview with Rhymes and Reasons: The Stories of Hip Hop. Rhymes and Reasons is a series of interviews with hip-hop heads who talk about their lives in the context of songs that matter to them.

Being Meek (Mill)

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Rapper Meek Mill and Pastor Jomo K. Johnson have beef. I know. Before this week, you’ve probably never heard of either of them. Meek Mill is a Philadelphia rapper whose track “Amen” has inspired the ire of Pastor Johnson who has called for a boycott of Mill.