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I teach and play gospel music and I think Kanye’s Jesus is King is a remarkable gospel album


Legg, A, I teach and play gospel music and I think Kanye's Jesus is King is a remarkable gospel album, The Conversation, The Conversation Trust, Melbourne, 6 November (2019) [Magazine Article]

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Kanye West’s Jesus is King will probably not rate among many traditional gospel followers. Kanye is one of the world’s biggest rap artists. Gospel music has its roots in the Spiritual and the blues – African Americans singing their theology, their world view. But, Kanye and gospel? A tantalising, provocative and interesting combination. So, what is it like?

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Kanye West, Andrew Legg, Jesus Is King
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Music
Research Field:Music performance
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Legg, A (Associate Professor Andrew Legg)
ID Code:135811
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Office of the School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2019-11-15
Last Modified:2019-11-15
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