Hip hop music has always taken elements from other genres from rock to jazz and others, but it is through gospel music that several rappers turned to create uplifting music to engage fans. There is a reason why hip hop music has always been at the pulse of revolution and now it is arguably the most influential genre today.
From the Winans, Mary, Mary, and other traditional gospel acts, hip hop and gospel have come together in ways that no one could have predicted, and to great success. Peep our list or hip hop artists who've called upon a higher power to get their point across for some of the best albums to do date.
1. Kanye West - 'Life of Pablo'
2. Lauryn Hill - 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill'