Good Music for your Monday


I tend to be somewhat eclectic in my musical tastes. Although I listen to sports radio more than anything else in my car, if I am listening to music it would be hard for anyone to guess what I might be listening to at any given time. From country to classical, I really enjoy a wide variety. This past week I was turned on to the music of hip-hop artist, shai linne. Although I’ll have to admit that I’m generally skeptical of “Christian” hip-hop, I’ve been blown away by shai linne’s music. To say that listening to a hip-hop musician produce music with amazing theological depth who loves to talk about guys like Charles Spurgeon and is currently reading John Newton is surreal would probably be something of an understatement. 

I’ve posted one of his songs below entitled “High Priest”. I would really encourage you to check out his site, and consider picking up some of his music. I just added some of his music to my ipod and I can’t wait to listen to more.

I’f you like the music, the good news is that you can download it for free! By going to www.noisetrade.com and entering in the contact info for 5 friends, they will allow you to download 4 of shai linne’s songs for free!

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Micah is a husband to Tracy & a daddy to Grace, Kessed & Haddon. He’s Senior Pastor at Brainerd Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN. Most of all, he’s a debtor to grace.

4 thoughts on “Good Music for your Monday

  1. A lot of these guys are rock solid theologically and coming out of Philly. I had the privlige a couple years ago of hearing an EXTREMELY Christ-centered rap by Duece Branch, co-pastor of Epiphany Fellowship in Philly (http://www.epiphanyfellowship.org/pages.asp?pageid=44184) Pastor Duece is a Grammy nominated rapper. He and Eric Mason are DTS grads and Eric recently finished his DMin from Gordon-Conwell (I think). You can find a really nice mulitmedia story package on Duece and the church at http://bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?id=27842

  2. What an articulate young man he seems to be. Being from Philadelphia and given the names of some of his spiritual antecedents made me wonder if he’s been associated with the famed Tenth Presbyterian Church of Barnhouse, Boice, and Ryken.
    The good news can be shared in such diverse ways, as long as it’s founded on the
    Word. It’s so unusual, frankly, to see a Christian artist so seemingly grounded in the Scriptures, so well-read in Christian writers and preachers of real substance, and so personally humble while directing glory to God.
    It makes me curious to hear more from and about him.

  3. Ambassador is also an artist with Christ centered lyrics. Of course, i haven’t found any hip hop artists on The Cross Movement records that I have been disappointed with. If you have any youth (or even adults) that like hip hop, they are worth checking out.

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