Did Gloria Muliro Steal Chris Tomlin’s Song?

Controversy seems to follow Gloria Muliro wherever she turns, like an unshakable stalker. The latest has to do with her song, Follow You. The singer has been accused of stealing/plagiarizing/sampling (whichever term seems most appropriate), not only the words, but also the tune to the chorus/verse from Chris Tomlin's song, I Will Follow You. Now, … Continue reading Did Gloria Muliro Steal Chris Tomlin’s Song?

Lyrical Review: Kanjii Mbugua’s Rauka [Album]

Does God have a favorite type of music? Many people are convinced God is into hymns. Others argue that God loves rock music, but leans more towards soft rock, you know, the Casting Crowns type of music. God is definitely into Hillsong. Surely, He must love the Gospel RnBs. We know He can't love Hip … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Kanjii Mbugua’s Rauka [Album]

Lingala Ya Yesu: A Song About Music

After topping the 2013 charts with his collabo with Mwenyehaki, Wanajua, Pitson started out 2014 by releasing another catchy tune in Lingala ya Yesu (The Lingala of Jesus). I may be three months late in reviewing the song, but the mark of a great song is its timelessness. The lyrics to Lingala ya Yesu are self-explanatory. … Continue reading Lingala Ya Yesu: A Song About Music

Lecrae Responds to His Critics… Again.

Lecrae Moore is the first rapper to win a Grammy for the Best Gospel Album of the Year, but not every Christian is celebrating. Perhaps the confusion in the audience at the Grammy Award ceremony as his win was announced was an allusion to a deeper tension among Christians at the time. Lecrae was outside … Continue reading Lecrae Responds to His Critics… Again.

Music As Christian Entertainment?

Music, like food, can be enjoyable. But that's not its primary purpose. The "entertainment" aspect is a secondary and incidental outcome, not to be pursued as an end in itself. This does not mean that the entertaining effect of music is unnecessary, just as the taste of food is not unnecessary. The problem lies in … Continue reading Music As Christian Entertainment?

Lyrical Review: Mateke by Size 8 […And Some Tips for the Artist]

The popular local secular singer/actress, Size 8, finally "came out" and confessed that she has been a Christian for a while. For a long time, she had struggled with the apparent contradiction between her music and her faith, and she finally decided to make the switch. As she explains in a recent interview, “I have … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Mateke by Size 8 […And Some Tips for the Artist]

Lyrical Review: WANAJUA by Mwenyehaki ft Pitson

This song reminds me of an earlier post written on a related subject, Volunteers in Hell, in which I noted that "God doesn't send people to hell, they volunteer." Woe to the man who has grown up hearing the law of God, and the call of the Gospel, but still chooses to ignore it. Here's … Continue reading Lyrical Review: WANAJUA by Mwenyehaki ft Pitson

Lyrical Review: Appointment by Jimmy Gait ft Cece

I will say it up-front, Jimmy Gait's new song, "Appointment" is both simple and beautiful, I guess that makes it simply beautiful? As usual, I will go straight to the lyrics, for that's my niche in these reviews. I have not been able to locate any online links containing the lyrics. But I wrote them … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Appointment by Jimmy Gait ft Cece

Lyrical Review: Naomba by Adawnage

"Prayer is the practice of the presence of God.  It is the place where pride is abandoned, hope is lifted, and supplication is made.  Prayer is the place of admitting our need, of adopting humility, and claiming dependence upon God." - Matt Slick (CARM) What images come to your mind when you think of prayer? … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Naomba by Adawnage

Lecrae Speaks on New ‘Gravity’ Album and Unashamed Tour 2012: Come Alive

A glimpse into the mind of one of the most influential Christian rappers today. The following are some of the questions that Lecrae responds to, on this interview: Q: How did your collaboration with up and coming southern rapper Big K.R.I.T. come about? Q: Do you think it is alright for Christians to listen to … Continue reading Lecrae Speaks on New ‘Gravity’ Album and Unashamed Tour 2012: Come Alive

Lyrical Review: Mbona by Daddy Owen ft Denno

Before embarking on this review, I was praying about it and I was compelled to do a little research regarding the circumstances surrounding the song itself. I hope what I found will help in furnishing my objectivity for the lyrical review. The lyrics to the song are in Swahili and I will therefore generally translate … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Mbona by Daddy Owen ft Denno

Lyrical Review: Colour kwa Face by Nonini

Yes, I know that this is an unexpected review. Considering this is a Christian blog targeting Christian readers and aiming to glorify God, your surprise is justified, but hold off your judgment and cool your jets... at least until the end of the review. Thank you. Now, the reason why I chose to do a … Continue reading Lyrical Review: Colour kwa Face by Nonini