Day: December 24, 2014

Cover of Kurtis Blow's 1979 single, Christmas Rappin'

Christmas Rappin’

Writing on Medium, Larry Wallace shares a long-form piece on the first Christmas-themed hip-hop single, and the third hip-hop song released on a label, Kurtis Blow’s 1979 “Christmas Rappin’”. Christmas Rappin’ lyrics from the article: “And before he went, this fine old gent Brought a gift with a sift through his big red bags In …

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Speaking to the Soul: Da, da, da, blah, blah, blah

Week of Advent 4, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.]   Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 72 (morning) // 111, 113 (evening) Isaiah 28:9-22 Revelation 21:9-21 Luke 1:26-38 I couldn’t make it through today’s first reading without professional help. It turns out …

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