How a stray bullet, ‘crazy’ faith and Lecrae played roles in story behind Legacy Conference
Brian Dye traced the trajectory of a stray bullet lodged in his bedroom wall to a hole in the roof. His wife, Heidi, began to shake.
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As 16-year-old Kaleb Mitchell dropped his first solo project, Soliloquy, on July 10, there was little doubt in his colleagues’ mind that he has a bright future.
Ex-stoner Jarry Manna’s music is earning high praise
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Meet KB and Natalie Lauren’s protégé: Joseph Solomon
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Lecrae will be dropping his mixtape Church Clothes with Don Cannon tomorrow, and here he talks with XXL about hip-hop acceptance, being boxed in and more…
With minimal mainstream press and radio backing, Lecrae has been building a small hip-hop empire over the last few years. His independent label, Reach Records, offers a roster of talented MCs with a message. The squad, spearheaded by Lecrae, has carved a
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I hate it when people whose opinions I really respect disagree on an issue.
So this whole “Are you a Christian rapper or not?” debate has been a little stressful and saddening for me. I’m watching artists who have played a role in my own growth and sanctification land at different places on this topic.
In the words of Rodney King, “Can’t we all just get along?”
Instead of writing a piece that argues for one view or another, I wanted to share some of the questions I’ve asked myself as I have tried to think through the “Christian rapper” label issue biblically.
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