Music at Mars Hill: The Roots and the Suffering of the Innocent

Music at Mars Hill is a weekly column by Luke Larsen that seeks to find God amidst the newest trends in both mainstream music and independent music.The Roots have always had a thinking man's rap group, and their new concept album, undun, is certainly no exception. The album tells the story of a man named Redford Stephens (based off the Sufjan Stevens song "Redford") who makes some bad decisions based on his harsh urban surroundings. The album, which officially was released yesterday, tells the … [Read more...]