RELIGIOUS RAPPERS: KEEPING THE FAITH

RELIGIOUS RAPPERS: KEEPING THE FAITH  

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We follow the stories of three young musicians – a Christian, a Muslim and a Sikh – all using Hip Hop and R&B to express their different faiths.

Khaled Siddiq is a rapper and singer who hopes to spread the word of Islam over 808 beats. Khaled is one of the leading musicians part of a new wave of Islamic pop music. With millions of viewers on YouTube and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media, Khaled has established a strong base of fanatical teenage fans who are all drawn to his blend of religion and R&B NoNameDisciple is a Christian rapper who is channeling a troubled past and love of God over trap beats. NoNameDisciple first discovered God at a Christian camp in Serbia, she now studys theology at UCL and hopes to push her unique blend of hip hop with a message to the masses. Jagga is a Sikh rapper determined to turn the heartbreak of bereavement of losing his baby son  into the inspiration behind his music – despite the inevitable hurdles.

This film charts the journeys of these young trailblazers as they approach landmark events in their musical careers and attempt to overcome different stigmas from both their own community and the wider public.