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TCC Playlist: Chance the Rapper’s Gospel-Rap Masterpiece

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“I speak to God in public.”

On his new mixtape, Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper sings praises to God, and the skills of Kanye West.  More from SlateChance the Rapper’s Coloring Book is the First Gospel-Rap Masterpiece. Download the record here. Listen to “Blessings” after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Sunday Candy by Chance the Rapper feat. Jamila Woods

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“I’m the thesis of her prayers.”

We like Chance the Rapper‘s “Sunday Candy,” with its badass rhymes, biblical illusions, and gospel choir, because it’s a song that communicates the beauty of a rightly ordered sexual relationship. These people dig each other. Yes to love, sex, and marriage. Yes to community and children. Yes to joy. For more read: Eucharistic Sexuality in “Sunday Candy” by Madeleine Lewis. Watch it performed after the jump:

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