Let Us Pray: 10 Songs That Took Us To Church

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Although a lot of emcees may indulge in and make music about lifestyles that most religions denounce, hip-hop’s affiliation with religion has remained strong since the beginning of the genre’s creation. From albums referencing religion-like Game’s Jesus Piece or J. Cole‘s Born Sinner—to rappers like Yeezus and Hov nicknaming themselves after religious figures—to the not so subtle shout outs to the G-O-D on tracks, there is no denying that faith is a big part of the music industry, especially when it comes to rap. So we’ve compiled a list of 10 rap songs that had us wondering who the creator really was…