- Advertisment -

Follow Us:

- Advertisment -

How “Christian Rap” Christianizes Street Gang Culture and Brings it Into the Church



We need your support. As big tech continues its crackdown on conservative blogs, our days on these platforms are numbered. Please subscribe to our mailing list so that we can continue to stay in touch with you. Please also consider a paid subscription for ad-free content delivered directly to you. Paid subscribers will also receive the additional benefit of strong and controversial religious and political opinion and argumentation.

Chicago, one of America’s oldest and largest cities with a rich history in the industrial revolution is now known for its highest murder rate per capita primarily perpetrated by its notorious street gangs. Chicago is by far the most gang-infested city in the nation with rival gangs constantly bickering over territory giving rise to what some people consider music–“gangsta rap.”

These rappers will then create albums which consist primarily of death threats and diss tracks toward rival gangs. The wars on the streets rage on as “gangstas” follow through with their threats, targeting their rival gangs, and leaving innocent people caught in the crossfire running for shelter and watching in horror.

That’s the best analogy I can come up with for what these so-called “Christian” rappers have Christianized and brought into the Church. Their genre of music is rooted in gang warfare culture and appeals only to those who are obsessed with this culture. “Christian rap” is filled with foul language, references to gang culture, and even “diss tracks” toward their rival “Christian rappers.”

This is what is currently taking place between popular “Christian” artist, Shai Linne, and his apparent rivals that he supposedly “dissed” in a track he put out a few years ago. Shai Linne tweets:

Which prompted this response from Derek Minor, another rapper,

What Derek Minor is referencing is a track put out by Shai Linne in 2017, called Random Thoughts, where his lyrics stated,

We noticed a big shift in 2012… Christian Hip Hop found a different algorithm and crossed over without taking the cross over… Trip [Lee] asked me if I was still motivated. I was quiet, but I wanted to say, ‘No, I hate it, [because] brothers in your camp [are] causing lots of confusion. I love them as brothers in Christ but not their conclusions. They want to reach the world; by all means keep pursuing it, but why [do] you have to diss the Church while you [are] doing it?’

By the way, did you know Reformation Charlotte has a Christian gear and apparel store? Check it out at ReformedGear.com.

Derek Minor, along with Trip Lee, Lecrae, and several other well-known “Christian rappers” are all part of a group called Reach Records. Their music has taken a decidedly leftist turn as they’ve all abandoned the gospel in favor of social justice. But their bickering back and forth, their “diss tracks” toward each other, and their rivalry is eerily similar to the culture that their music came from.

For the record, we’re not against this simply because it’s rap. There are some good, solid conservative Christian rap artists out there. But we should be wholeheartedly against the culture that this particular brand of “Christian rap” represents. It should be evident that all they’re doing is putting a Christian spin on their gangster lifestyle that they’ve never repented of.


You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

We are being actively censored on many platforms because of our conservative views. The more places you follow us, the more likely we are to get our message out. Please support us by following us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, following us on Parler, following us on Instagram, and visiting our gear and apparel store. Also, please subscribe to our newsletter. If you would like to support us financially, a contribution of any amount is greatly appreciated.

Html code here! Replace this with any non empty raw html code and that's it.
- Advertisement -

Latest news

Lesbian Presbyterian Pastor Blames God for Her Relentless Support of Child Sacrifice

Angela Williams, a far-left lunatic who believes she's a pastor, has been platforming women who've had abortions in an...

Shocking Video: High School Girl Changes Mind on Abortion After Being Confronted With the Truth

Planned Parenthood and the pro-abortion lobby have spent countless dollars, hours, and endless energy indoctrinating children into believing that...

Al Mohler Ditches T4G, “I’ve Got Other Things to Do”

Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS), has been desperately trying to rebrand himself after a...

Ligon Duncan Absurdly Suggests God is Using Illegal Immigration to Reverse Secularization in America

In almost circus-like fashion, Ligon Duncan, president of Reformed Theological Seminary and Big Eva's (Big Evangelicalism) Soros and Billionaire...
- Advertisement -

Breaking: Mike Stone Sues Russell Moore for Defamation

(Capstone Report) -- Russell Moore faces lawsuit for libel, false invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress...

Shortly After NAMB Denounces Female Pastors, NAMB Leader Joins Female Pastors for Evangelism Conference

Last week, Reformation Charlotte reported that the Southern Baptist Convention's North American Mission Board (NAMB) put out a statement...

Must read

Breaking: Mancow Reports James MacDonald ‘Out’ At Harvest Church

In what has been a long battle between Harvest...

Mississippi Church Bombed Over Pastor’s Refusal to Shut Doors During Coronavirus

A Mississippi church that was suing the City of...
- Advertisement -