Kanye West Almost Quit Rap; Said It's "The Devil's Music"

Kanye West is finally planning to drop his new album, Jesus is King, this Friday - but apparently he came pretty close to quitting rap a while back.  

During a new interview, Kanye’s pastor Adam Taylor revealed, “One time, he told me that he wasn’t going to rap – I said, ‘Why not?’ He said, ‘That’s the devil’s music.’”

“I said, ‘Hey man, rap is a genre. You can rap for God.’ I think he was already thinking about it a little bit, but I definitely said, ‘Hey bro, I think you need to use your talents that God’s given you and use that platform for God.’” 

Kanye joined Placerita Bible Church in May and eventually became a born-again Christian.

(via Hypebeast)

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