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: rap and religion
Happy New Year! Everyone here on the Rap and Religion publicity team (i.e. Ebony Utley) would like to personally thank you for visiting the site and supporting Rap and Religion throughout 2012.
Thank you to everyone who supported Rap and Religion on tour at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, the University of South Florida in Tampa, the National Communication Association in Orlando, North Park University in Chicago, as well as the Indiana State Federation of Colored Women and Old Soul Entertainment in Indianapolis. My first tour was a… Read more »
Please join the Rap and Religion tour during it’s two stops in my hometown Indianapolis, Indiana. It’s going down in Naptown the weekend after Thanksgiving.
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 »
Listen to my interview with Bruce, The Ethics Guy. Dr. Bruce Weinstein is an American ethicist who hosts “Ask the Ethics Guy!” a question-and-answer series on Bloomberg Businessweek online and writes an ethics column there. He asks about the connection between rap and religion.