Recently a panel answered a question on reformed rap. Brent Hobbs has offered a transcript of the answers offered, along with a nice response to each of the arguments. (See also the responses from Owen Strachan and Mike Cosper.)
For those wanting to explore these issues further—and in my opinion, in a more biblically faithful way than the panelists offered—should consider picking up Curt Allen’s new book, Does God Listen to Rap? Christians and the World’s Most Controversial Music (Cruciform, 2013).
You can read the first chapter here.
And here’s a little video introduction for why you should consider this book: