Did a NCFIC Panel Really Say That Reformed Rappers Are “Disobedient Cowards”?

My friend and Grammy-winning hip hop producer Alex Medina sent me a link to the above video. It’s a panel from the recent Worship of God conference put on by the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches. Here’s what the event info says about the discussion: At the recent Worship of God conference, attendees were encouraged to prepare [Read More...]

Why I Love the Organic Christian Rap of Beautiful Eulogy (Free Download)

If you like good rap, original production, and biblically thick lyricism, you will enjoy Beautiful Eulogy. Based out of Portland, Oregon, and featuring Odd Thomas, Braille, and Courtland Urbano, BE–from the label Humble Beast Records–has established itself as one of the top Christian hip-hop groups. That could be read in the wrong way, I suppose. BE [Read More...]

New Beautiful Eulogy Rap Song: “Vital Lens”

From the video information: “We’re happy to share with you the first single from Beautiful Eulogy’s sophomore release, “Instruments of Mercy”. The new album is set to drop later this fall for free on HumbleBeast.com.” This is just amazing stuff: this group makes excellent music with theologically rich lyrics, and then they release it for free. [Read More...]

Know Your Christian Rappers: a Christianity Today Breakdown

Just had the opportunity to tackle a fun assignment for Christianity Today: profile several of the most prolific gospel rap artists. Cat, meet catnip. CT just published the piece, which is a sidebar to Russ Moore’s cover story on the Christian hip hop movement (presently behind the paywall). My shorter piece covers Lecrae, Trip Lee (photo), [Read More...]

The Best Song of 2012 Is…a Rap Song!

I listen to a good amount of music. The best song I heard in 2012 was “Beautiful Eulogy” by the rap group of the same name (Beautiful Eulogy, just to make that abundantly clear). BE is based out of Portland, Oregon; in the oddness of life, I first listened to the song while walking on [Read More...]

Reflecting on Propaganda’s Fiery “Precious Puritans” Rap Song

The talented Christian rapper Propaganda just released “Excellent,” a strong new album on the Humble Beast label (buy it here).  Humble Beast is the home of Beautiful Eulogy, the group from Portland, Oregon that put out an excellent album this summer. Propaganda is equal parts slam poet and rapper.  He hits hard in his content [Read More...]

Rap You Need to Listen to: “Satellite Kite” by Beautiful Eulogy

Free album by Beautiful Eulogy, the rap group created by Braille, one of my all-time favorite rappers, Courtland Urbano, and Odd Thomas.  I downloaded this recently and love it.  The melodic feel and hard-hitting rhymes are great.  The download link is below, and you can actually download a whole bunch of free albums from these [Read More...]


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