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Kanye West is just one in a long line of artists who have branched out into gospel music

The q This music panel shares their thoughts about Kanye West's new album Jesus Is King and discuss what might motivate a popular musician to make a gospel record.
Kanye West’s ninth album, Jesus Is King, is “an expression of the gospel,” the rapper said. (Getty Images for Ralph Lauren)
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Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, music journalists A. Harmony and Carl Wilson join guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe to take a look at Kanye West's new album, Jesus Is King, and the long line of artists before him who've made the switch away from secular music.

They share their thoughts about Jesus Is King and discuss what might motivate a popular musician to make a gospel record.

The cover art for Kanye West's Jesus Is King. (Def Jam Recordings)

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