“Should Rap Be in the Church?”
In 2011, Bernard Freeman, otherwise known as Bun-B of rap group UGK taught a course along with Dr. Anthony B. Pinn at Rice University. There were panel discussions involving whether rap should be incorporated in church and “The Ethics of Hip-Hop.” The class even featured Russell Simmons as a guest speaker.
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There was a spin-off of the aforementioned offered in an online class which touched on the topics of hip-hop vocabulary and hip-hop culture.