Posts Tagged: Dr. Utley

Kanye West’s Yeezus May Be Sexist but is not Blasphemous

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Not unlike the coming of a messiah, Yeezus, Kanye West’s sixth album was heavily anticipated before its release date on June 18th. In all fairness, most of that was due to an internet leak and not any inherent mystical properties of the album itself. In fact, its minimalist sound, promotion, and packaging (there is no… Read more »

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.

Learning While Teaching: Understanding the Gangsta’s God

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Take a look at my interview with Rev. Donald Perryman in The Truth. Recently, I had been intrigued, no stunned, by the recurring theme of the Divine and Holy interspersed among “not so nice” utterances by a young man during a mentoring session on fatherhood. Dressed head to toe in a bright ensemble all of… Read more »

Exploring rap and religion with Dr. Ebony Utley

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Check out my interview with Miracle LeRoy in The Examiner. Dr. Utley took time out to chat with The Examiner about the book, as well as a few other things, like her time here in Milwaukee teaching at Marquette University. Continue Reading