Elder Craige Lewis is the founder of ExMinistries and he is going on a nation wide campaign to proclaim the “truth behind hip hop” as he sees it. In his opinion, Hip Hop is a tool of the devil to destroy this generation. On his website, he makes a list of artists who he feels are tools of the enemy to deceive the church and destroy this generation. Visitors won’t be surprised to see artist like 50 cent, Ghostface Killah and others listed, but visitors may be surprised to see artists like Tonex, Kierra Sheard, India Arie, Jill Scott, and Hezekiah Walker on the list too! By the end of his workshops, young (and not so young) people are so convicted by his message that they give him their “worldly” CD’s and he destroys them. As you’ll see on the website the ministry boasts 500,000 CD’s destroyed.
Elder Craige Lewis has certainly taken a hard stand against the artist in the music industry, but what do you think?