Posts Tagged ‘Urban Christian’
 
 
 
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Prodigal by Zaria Garrison

Phylicia Morgan and Phoebe Cox are twins who share more than just identical looks. They both love the same man, Reverend Gary Morgan, the pastor of Freedom Inspiration. But Gary only has eyes for one twin. Phylicia is the virtu...
 
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Joy Comes In The Morning by Ashea Goldson

Sister Alex Carter is seemingly a pillar of spiritual strength, working diligently in the ministry, trying to help everyone – but she has a secret. In fact, she’s really a ticking time bomb. She’s set to marry Deacon Joshua Ben...
 
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Black, Blanc, Beur: Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World From Scarecrow Press

Rap music was born in America in the early 1980s. Over the last decade it has not only grown in popularity within the United States, with rap music soaring to the top of the music charts, but it has also influenced other cultur...

 
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Icons of Hip Hop [Two Volumes]: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture (Greenwood Icons) From Greenwood

The extraordinary impact of hip-hop music on American culture over the past three decades is undeniable. At the forefront of this global phenomenon stand artists who broke new ground, both musically and politically. This unique...
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Phat Beats, Dope Rhymes: Hip Hop Down Under Comin’ Upper (Music Culture) By Ian Maxwell

Ian Maxwell’s sophisticated story of Australia’s hip-hop scene follows the lives of a small, influential group of rappers from Sydney’s Westside in the early 1990s. Maxwell conveys the excitement of the scene and the struggles ...

 
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First Comes Love (Urban Christian) By Shana Burton

Where do broken hearts go? To Las Vegas, of course! At least they do if they belong to real-estate agent London Harris and restaurateur Bernard Phillips. Too bad what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay there. . . London and B...
 
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Hip: The History By John Leland

Hip: The History is the story of how American pop culture has evolved throughout the twentieth century to its current position as world cultural touchstone. How did hip become such an obsession? From sex and music to fashion an...
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My Mother’s Child (Urban Christian) By Dwan Abrams

Lyric Stokes lives, by most standards, a charmed life. Married to Michael Stokes, a prominent heart surgeon, she has financial security and lives in the lap of luxury. All is not perfect, though. Lyric feels inadequate because ...
 
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Only True Love Waits By Dwan Abrams

Xavier Robert’s life seems to be coming together. He’s engaged to be married to an incredible woman, Summer Love, and he’s an aspiring rapper who recently signed a record deal. When Xavier was diagnosed with testicular cancer, ...
 
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The Influenza of Hip-Hop

30 Years of Hip-Hop – 30 Years in the Making Derrick Thompson chronicles 30 years of hip-hop; exploring his 30 year relationship with hip-hop music and hip-hop culture. He candidly writes of the elements and trends that have co...