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    • For the best of all listeners: American Islamic hip hop as reminder 

      Fink, Steven R. Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 14, 2012. )
      This article analyzes lyrics of American Islamic hip hop songs that address views of Muslims as threats to American society as well as negative views of Muslim women. As an alternative to these views, hip hop artists remind ...
    • A religious hustle: T.I. and Jay-Z's lyrical narratives from "the Trap" to the spiritual 

      Lauricella, Sharon; Kyereme, Samuel Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 14, 2012. )
      The coexistence of the religious (or "holy") and the secular (the "profane") has been identified and celebrated in the context of hip hop and rap music; references to prayer and spirituality are present, while the "hustler" ...