Music of the World: Rap, Reggae and Ragas

Several years back I was in communication with several musicians who were were pushing the boundaries of global, Christian, worship music -working in the idioms of rap, reggae and ragas.

At the time I was having intertweaving conversations with Saint Louis rapper Born 2 Di; LA music producer Mark Mohr (of Christafari; pictured below); along with Chris Hale and Pete Hicks of the sacred bhajan ensemble Aradhna.

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I siphoned the key points from these conversations into an article that was published in CRITIQUE Magazine (a publication of Ransom Fellowship):