Kanye West’s profession of faith is no joke or ploy for attention. The album isn’t for show. It’s a mission with deadly serious stakes: the eternal soul.
Historically speaking, rap and hip hop have been just as musical as any other variety of pop music. You know it when you hear it.
NF realizes that what our society needs is not more little rap songs about Christianity, but more little rap songs by Christians — with their Christianity latent.
Despite earlier protestations at high taxes, A-list rapper Cardi B is aligning herself more closely with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt) presidential candidacy this week.
If anyone should be defending good, edgy comedy—especially in times of hypersensitivity—it’s comedians and the one television network dedicated to promoting their work.
Caught in scandal, Cardi B is challenging us, and with precedent on the line, our response will be revealing.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour: The best performances, the anticipated politics, and the unfolding celebrity drama of award season.
John Legend tweeted that partaking in the documentary ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ was an ‘easy decision,’ and labeled Kelly a ‘serial child rapist.’ He was almost alone in going public.
The segment draws laughs partly because sexism, misogyny, and objectifying women generally have a long, undignified tradition in hip-hop.
Nicki Minaj and Cardi B signaled an end to their long-running feud this week. If these two can move on, the rest of us can try.
Rep. Jon Faso, a Republican seeking re-election in a hotly contested New York district, called out his opponent for referring to women as ‘cheap [obscenity] hoes.’
Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new collaborative album takes a shot at Spotify, presumably in response to recent reports about Tidal’s fudging of subscriber numbers.
Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ is typical of the art championed by our cultural elites: little artistic content, but loud, didactic political messaging.
It’s time for one of my favorite genres: the end-of-year listicle. So before we shift our attention to 2018, let’s reflect on some of the best music to come out in 2017.
Few of the rapper’s longtime Christian fans grasp why he now addresses race issues via social media and his songs.
This is a sensitive topic that we all should handle with care, but people should think about Piers Morgan’s statements before they think of him as a racist.
What you don’t get when you’re watching a documentary film like this are two facts: You’re not a genius, and you’re not that lucky.
Jay and Bey are helping others on fertility journeys know they’re not alone. For those facing setbacks on the road to building a family, that in itself is meaningful.
Chance provides an opportunity to shed the grievance and alienation that that many feel from pop culture and instead embrace a common joy.
From school to college to the music industry to Hollywood, Ice Cube made the American dream his reality and went from gangsta rapper to role model.
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