Hip-Hop, Opportunity, and Black Privilege: A Young Pastor’s Views on Charlamagne’s New Book

Kicks, Coffee, and Conversation

For the last several years, my mornings have consisted of the following: An alarm, a yawn, a glance to the right to see if one of my space-imposing sons made their way into our bed during the night , a prayer (sometimes simply of praise that my bed is devoid of children), and finally grabbing my phone to tune in to the nationally syndicated hip-hop morning show, The Breakfast Club on New York’s Power 105.1FM. Living in Texas, the blessing of the iHeartRadio app keeps me plugged into my favorite radio personalities, something I haven’t had since my childhood when I would wake up to Skip Murphy and Company on Dallas’ K104.

As a lover of hip-hop and hip-hop culture, and an advocate for youth and young adults as an inner city pastor, The Breakfast Club has been my go-to source for all things hip-hop. From the spins…

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