This course explores Hip Hop culture's religious dimensions through its musical language-rap music.
Bernard “Bun B” Freeman, better known by his stage name Bun B who rose to fame in the influential rap duo UGK, has won numerous awards and has been nominated for a Grammy. Bun B has also been featured on albums with several other notable artists. His most notable guest appearances were on the Jay- Z hit single “Big Pimpin” and Beyonce’s chart-topper “Check On It.”. Bun B’s solo projects include, Trill (which opened at #6 on the Billboard Hot 200, and also peaked at #1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-hop Album chart) and Trill O.G., which was released in 2010.