Kanye West Announces He Will Stop Making Secular Music Ahead of “Jesus Is King” Album Release

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Kanye West Announces He Will Stop Making Secular Music Ahead of “Jesus Is King” Album Release

By Tess Farrand, Associate Content Editor

Kanye West declared he will stop making secular music while hosting an event for his new album “Jesus Is King,”

Andrew Barber, a Chicago-native music blogger, shared the news via Twitter.

West’s new album was scheduled to drop in late September, but will supposedly release in early October after a few tweaks.

Many of West’s previous records, including ones with faith themes, have explicit language. However, the jury is still out on how West will gather his lyrics in the future.

West’s reality star wife, Kim Kardashian West, has used her platform to confirm her husband’s forthcoming album. She retweeted,

In addition to the album, West will also release a documentary about his “Sunday Service” where people come to worship God.

When West’s service first garnered the public’s attention in April 2019, his wife and sisters in-law spoke about it in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

“It’s more of just a healing experience,” Kardashian West said. “There’s no praying or sermon, it’s just a really healing experience.”

The eldest Kardashian sister, Kourtney, then piped in, “But it’s Christian.”

Now, the service includes sermons and proclamations of faith in Jesus. Kardashian West recently told THE VIEW, “It’s a Christian service, like a musical ministry.”

She added, “They talk about Jesus and God.”

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AD ASTRA actor Brad Pitt recently attended Kanye’s “Sunday Service.”

The Oscar-nominated actor told ET, “”I think he’s doing something really special there. It’s pure celebration of life and people and it’s really delightful, it really is.”

 

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Pitt was raised in a Baptist home then turned away from the faith as an adult.

Pitt isn’t the only celebrity to attend.

Justin Bieber, who frequently shares about his faith, attended one of West’s services, many of which happen in Calabasas, California, not far from the Movieguide® headquarters.

David Letterman, former late night talk show, appeared at West’s service while filming an interview with the rapper for Letterman’s Netflix show.

Many people may be skeptical that the rapper, known for foul language and sexual songs, has really converted.

Those skeptics might be swayed by video proof of West sharing his personal convictions about Christianity.

In a service in Atlanta, Georgia, West proclaimed that men should only be concerned with the opinions of God. West went on to say, “to be radically in service to Christ is the only culture that I want to know about.”

West also thanks Christ for delivering him from sin.

He added, “The devil had me chasing a gold statue,” and declared that a relationship with Jesus allowed him to get closer to his children and family.

 

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Happy Fathers Day! You are the best daddy to our kids!!! We love you so much!

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West’s youngest son, Psalm, was reportedly named for West’s Christian faith.

In 2018, In a rare appearance on season 16 of his wife’s reality TV show KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS, audiences saw West extend forgiveness to a friend who had hurt him publicly.

More recently, West bought a family ranch for his family in Wyoming so that they can unplug from their media-filled lives.

 

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Wyoming Nights

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Please pray that West would continue to press into the Way, the Truth and the Life only found in Jesus.

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