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Check out these five hip-hop stars who were led to ministry.



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1. MC Hammer

MC Hammer turned in his baggy, “U Can’t Touch This”  pants for the Lord. He started a religious TBN show called “M.C. Hammer and Friends,” and became an ordained minister in the late 90s.


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2. Mase

Mase left the rap game at the height of his career to answer God’s calling on his life. After a few years behind the pulit, he decided to try his hand a rapping again in 2004 with the hit single “Welcome Back.” Today, he’s back in the church and hopefully, he’s made his mind up this time.

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3. Kurtis Blow

The “Breaks” rapper let go of his music career to start his own church in 2004. In 2009, he was officially named an ordained minister.


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4. Rev Run

Rev Run wears many hats these days. He’s a rapper, father, husband, reality star, motivational speaker, author and Pentecostal minister.


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5. Loon

Loon traded in his Bad Boy rap days to live a life for Allah in 2008. Today he goes by Amir Junaid Muhadith and works as an Islamic spiritual leader.


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