Although Hiplife has long since been associated with raunchy (and some might argue sinful) lyrical content, some of the biggest names in the industry have found God along the course of their careers. One of the most notable names is Yaw Siki.
Brother Yaw, as he is now called ‘in Christ’ spoke to TV3 on Wednesday, November 7. Here, the Evangelist made it known that he is sometimes tempted to go back to his old ways.
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Do you miss the huge amounts of money you made as a Hiplife musician, was the question. Here’s what Brother Yaw Siki had to say…
“Even then, I was not having big money, I was yet to make it big…It was even when I got into Christ that I saw the biggest money in my life.
“It was an offering, someone just called me and said Yaw, this is what God wants me to give to you, and he gave it to me,” he told New Day host Johnnie Hughes.
The ‘Wope Dodo‘ hitmaker gave his life to Christ after he was involved in a near-fatal accident.
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Since 2013, he decided to win souls for Christ and forget about secular music.
He went on to say…
“Honestly sometimes when I am there and I see some of the people that I started rapping with, and I see they are at certain levels, I feel that if I were there, I would have been up too, but I remember that I have a mission to fulfill, and that is what is more important, because many people will be blessed.
“I am not going back, even though I am tempted to, even though I am tested to, even though there are things that want me to go back, I am not going back because I am not fulfilled there…I wasn’t fulfilled, I was empty, when I came to Christ, preaching…. These works make me fulfilled.”
“…Once he is still alive and kicking, it means God has not given up on him, and so we should also not give up on him, we should pray for him , intercede that his divine purpose will fulfilled, that God will use him for all that he wants to use him for so that you and I will benefit .”
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Brother Yaw Siki is scheduled to preach the gospel at a Revival dubbed ‘Jericho Accra’, an annual event hosted by Prophet Emmanuel Agyei.
The event, which begins on November 11 through to November 18, will see Brother Yaw and some other showbiz personalities in the evangelism business share their stories and preach the gospel to inspire patrons.
Starting November 11 to 18, the show will see Brother Yaw as well as other renowned showbiz to Christianity converts will share their stories and preach the gospel to win souls for the Kingdom.