/  04.24.2021


Swizz Beatz asked Kanye West to attend DMX’s “Celebration of Life” and it looks like Ye’ delivered. Moments after DMX’s “The Prayer” blasted through speakers inside of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY the Sunday Service Choir blessed the arena.

Robed in cropped sweatsuits, the choir formed by West and conducted by Jason White, gracefully sang a melody of hits. They began with Soul II Soul’s “Back to Life,” and “Keep on Movin’,” followed by “Excellent” from their highly praised album Jesus Is Born.

The Christian choir performed a mix of their own music and other selected spiritual songs throughout the evening. It’s unclear whether Kanye was on stage with the ensemble. But one of the group’s holiest numbers came midway through the service when they floated through a rendition of Kanye’s “Ultralight Beam.” It was fitting and masterfully presented.

Besides X’s hits, which played primarily before the service began, Whitney Houston’s “Jesus Loves Me” was the only other song included in the “Celebration of Life” for Earl DMX Simmons. The choir sang background vocals while the track played. Following the memorial event, fans on social media showed their approval by turning Sunday Service Choir into a trending topic.

Kanye formed his own chorus in the beginning of 2019. On Sundays, the choir would travel to various cities spreading the gospel like missionaries. They hit Coachella, Salt Lake City, Utah, Houston, Texas and even showed up on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C.

In March of 2019, X performed alongside Kanye and his Sunday Service Choir in the California hills. The anointed rapper delivered a rousing sermon. He performed “The Prayer V,” from his Grand Champ album and emphasized his lyrics so all in attendance could feel them.

Check out highlights of the Sunday Service Choir at DMX’s “Celebration of Life” below:

Trending

Horizem | 'Beyond The Streamer'

Up-and-coming streamer Marcyssa Brown (aka Horizem) shares with REVOLT’s Rodney Rikai how she got into ...
  /  01.21.2022

Pretty Vee on "Wild N' Out," turning funny to money and more | 'Assets Over Liabilities'

Pretty Vee joins hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings for a new episode of “Assets ...
  /  12.16.2021

Lil Duval, Sukihana, Project Pat, Big Homies House & Lil Scrappy join "Big Facts Live"

The “Big Facts” crew is live from the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, GA to celebrate ...
  /  01.04.2022

Best of "Big Facts" 2021: Young Dolph, Birdman, G Herbo and more

It’s been a great year with the “Big Facts” crew! We’re highlighting some of the ...
  /  12.29.2021
View More