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 »
Posts Tagged: Gangsta’s God
Rap and Religion goes on the road for the five official tour dates. Follow Ebony Utley on Twitter @u_experience for up to the minute details.
Read my interview with The Hip Hop Scholar. The Hip Hop Scholar’s misssion is to “bring back that sense of intellectual discovery so many of us have in our collective memory of Hiphop culture.”
Jesus and Tupac had a lot in common.
September 13, 2012, is the sixteenth death anniversary of Tupac Amaru Shakur. While riding in the passenger seat of Suge Knight’s BMW Tupac was shot four times while waiting for a light at the intersection of Koval Lane and Flamingo Road in Las Vegas. He succumbed to his injuries on Friday, September 13, 1996. He… Read more »
Listen to one of my favorite interviews with Cypher Lounge Radio. My segment runs from 28:27-48:00. Here’s a description of the show from their site. Welcome to Cypher Lounge Radio where Hip-Hop meets Jay Leno with a twist of CNN. Kareem Fort, the brain behind the scenes and Talented Emcee/Songwriter/Cypher Lounge Host, Hassahn Phenomenon invites celebrities,… Read more »
Read about the 10 things HipHopDX learned from reading Rap and Religion: Understanding the Gangsta’s God. HipHopDX is the source for up to the minute news on all hip hop artists, weekly album sales reports, release dates news and much more.
If you’re anything like me, you were scratching your head when the news broke that Snoop had a spiritual awakening and is not only Rastafari and a reggae artist but Bob Marley reincarnated. Hence, his new name Snoop Lion. While it all sounds supremely farfetched, I’d like to discuss appeal of Rastafari to gangstas.