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Finding a Way: Pastor Robert McCloud of Detroit

By Bob Marovich Ask today’s Christian hip hop artists about their inspirations, and they will talk about artists such as Lecrae, Trip Lee, and Sho Baraka. But Pastor Robert McCloud is old school.  Coming of age during rap’s emergence as a popular entertainment form, his inspirations include Run DMC and LL Cool J.  Nevertheless, he is primed to join today’s Christian rap community. The path between the rapper’s early days in Detroit and the present has taken many angular turns. Anticipating the forthcoming release of his full-length debut, The McCloud Project, on his own label (Concrete Records), Pastor McCloud spoke with ...

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JGM Music Hour 94

Click on the image above to start program. Playlist (in order): He touched me – Dr. LouDella Evans Reid & the Traditional Gospel Choir Something about that name – Lorraine Stancil Empty me – Javon Inman Forever I will – Lonnie Hunter feat. Structure Lord you reign – Richard Smallwood with Vision Dance through the fire – Sada K Hey daddy – Derrell Thomas Find a way to love – Pastor Robert McCloud I’ll stand – Lady Voncile feat. Rev. R.L. Bush Back 2 life – Juzang Awaken me – Mike Lee Magnify thy name – E.L. Williams Praise the ...

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Pastor McCloud Uses Hip Hop to “Find A Way to Love”

SPONSORED POST Concrete Records artist Pastor Robert McCloud, a native Detroiter, was in hip hop for thirty years. Influenced by the likes of RUN DMC, Fat Boys, KRS 1, The DOC, LL Cool J, Eric B & Rakim, and many more, McCloud once used hip hop to entertain. Now he’s using it to explain. Taking Matthew 7:15-23 for his inspiration (“Watch out for false prophets”), McCloud uses hip hop to encourage a positive outlook on life. “Hip Hop is my vehicle to express my life’s ups and downs,” McCloud says, and he does that on his single, “Find a Way ...

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