Gospel vocalist, composer, and choir head Hezekiah Walker, referred to as “the hip-hop pastor,” has taken a whole lot of teenagers to gospel and choir music, and shows that he does not have any problem using contemporary vernacular and saving ways to expand his enthusiast and worship bottom. A FRESH York indigenous, Walker was raised within the Fort Greene casing tasks of Brooklyn. He shaped his initial gospel group, the Like Fellowship Crusade Choir, when he is at his twenties and offering being a Pentecostal minister. Walker as well as the choir released I’ll ENSURE IT IS (1987) and Oh Lord We Compliment You (1990) for the 3rd party Sweet Rainfall label before Walker set up a long-term association using the A&M-supported Verity. Concentrate on Glory (1992) was his to begin many TOP Billboard gospel recordings released with the label. Walker, became a member of by multiple variations of Like Fellowship, continued release a albums recorded go on the cathedral circuit, like the Grammy-winning models Reside in Atlanta at Morehouse University (1994) and Like Can be Live! (2001). Souled Out (2008) concluded Walker’s result for Verity, and he shifted to RCA Motivation for Azusa: ANOTHER Generation (2013). Pursuing his induction towards the Gospel Music Association Hall of Popularity, Walker released an Azusa sequel (2016) for eOne.