In the Press: Unashamed to rep God, BBC Report of 116 Clique
Hip-hop music has been blamed by the government and media as being a key factor for influencing violent youth culture in the UK. Christian rap artists are giving the genre of music a whole new influence.
Rap, garage and grime music are constantly accused of being a major factor in gun and knife crime on our UK streets – because of some of the lyrics and images that glamorise guns, gangs and a get rich quick lifestyle.
However, urban Christian hip-hop/grime music that contains messages of hope, faith and the philosophy of turning the other cheek is emerging on a big scale as being an effective tool used to engage with young people, and be part of the solution to the escalating violence in our inner cities.