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How hip-hop gravitated toward religion   DMX performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta on Oct. 1, 2011. (Associated Press) After capturing the allegiance of generations of urban young people, a growing crew of hip-hop artists are taking their penchant for in-your-face narratives into the world of amazing grace BY SANDI DOLBEEWRITER  Snoop Dogg […]

  SYNOPSIS Hip-hop has an incredible built-in potential to be used as a vehicle to herald the gospel, teach doctrine, and lead people in the worship and praise of the Creator of all things. Since the late 1980s, many have used it as a tool to do just that. A term for a new category […]

Gospel Music: Unity Through Diversity by Bethany Wagner Rolling rhythms, pounding beats. Clapping hands, shouts of “Amen!” Gospel music’s distinct sounds draw from traditional African music, African-American slave spirituals, the smooth voices of blues singers, and contemporary worship. For generations, it has brought encouragement to people from all backgrounds. At concerts throughout the year, APU’s Gospel […]