Thursday, September 09, 2010
"They Call Him the Rapper" -- the Jaggerz, 1970
Yesterday I tweeted that Carrie Newcomer and I (along with some other folks) were going to be presenting at Earlham School of Religion's annual Ministry of Writing colloquium. It's a great event and I hope folks will take advantage of it. The chance to see and hear Carrie alone is worth the price of admission.
After posting on my facebook profile page that I promised not to sing, my friend Jeff Wolfe asked, "How about a little spoken word/rapping, Brent?"
Well, I had planned on doing a reading (in addition to leading my workshop), but in honor of Jeff's request, I am hereby unveiling (a little ahead of schedule) the Hip-Hop version of my book Holy Silence.
Yo, be quiet. Yo, yo, be quiet.
God is in da howse. Yahweh's in da howse.
He's in u soul. He's in u bonze.
Don't that just make u jonze, jonze, jonze?
Yo, be quiet...
Ah, thank u.
Rapmaster Johnnie B-Squared