Kanye West has released a gospel-influenced album, Jesus, that with his Sunday Service, held at his Calabasas estate (above), paints him as a spiritual man.

Has Kanye West gone too far with his born-again brand of hip hop?

  • The rapper is no stranger to controversy, with remarks about slaves, supporting Donald Trump and disrupting award ceremonies
  • His latest album, Jesus, is gospel influenced and echoes his new-found spirituality, but some doubt his motives
Topic |   Music

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Kanye West has released a gospel-influenced album, Jesus, that with his Sunday Service, held at his Calabasas estate (above), paints him as a spiritual man.
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Kesha (centre), who levelled accusations of sexual assault against producer Dr Luke, is joined by a multitude of singers as they perform Praying at the Grammy Awards. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson

Misogyny and sex abuse: why the MeToo movement hasn’t made much ground in the music industry

  • Women aren’t represented in the music industry, making up 12 per cent of songwriters and only two per cent of producers
  • What’s more, almost 50 per cent of women artists have faced sexual harassment at work
Topic |   Gender equality

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Kesha (centre), who levelled accusations of sexual assault against producer Dr Luke, is joined by a multitude of singers as they perform Praying at the Grammy Awards. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson
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