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Is Jay Z as Famous as God?
The Christian Diarist ^ | JULY 14, 2013 | JP

Posted on 07/14/2013 11:27:28 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I’m not a rap fan. But I know who Jay-Z is.

He’s sold 50 million CDs. He’s won 17 Grammy Awards. He has a net worth of $500 million, according to Forbes magazine. And, oh yes, he’s married to Beyoncé, Billboard’s top female artist of the 2000s.

So, Jay Z just “dropped” his latest CD, “Magna Carta…Holy Grail.” Magna Carta is a play on the rapper’s real name, Shawn Carter. Holy Grail? Well, that’s where Jay Z offends this Christ follower’s sensibilities.

A review of the rap star’s 12th studio album appears in the latest issue of Rolling Stone. I would never have seen it or read it (I’m not a fan of Jann Wenner’s magazine, with its extreme liberal world view of not only popular culture, but also politics) except it was prominently featured on the landing page for Google news.

“Jay Z is richer than God,” Rolling Stone declared, “and probably about as famous.”

And the rapper, who sometimes refers to himself as HOVA (as in Jehovah), appears to believe the blasphemy; seems to think he descended from heaven.

And he’s not the only pop star suffering delusions of deism.

Just last month, rapper Kanye West (known by cross-over audiences as Kim Kardasian’s “baby daddy”) released his latest CD, titled “Yeezus.” The album is no tribute to the son of the Most High, but to the rapper himself.

In fact, he pre-released a track from his album titled “I Am A God.” I suspect he only added “A” to the song’s title at the behest of his record label (which was no doubt fearful the rapper would ignite protests from the evangelical community).

Then there’s pop icon David Bowie, who released his comeback CD in May. In his music video for “The Next Day,” the title song for the album, Bowie plays Jesus, attending an orgiastic party with prostitutes and other attendees engaging in blood play.

Now some may think the blasphemies of Jay Z, Kanye West, David Bowie and other musical “artists” innocuous. They may think the Christian faithful ought not trouble itself about it.

But I believe that’s what the ruler of this world – as the authentic Jesus referred to our enemy, the devil – wants us to think. The evil one uses secular music, produced by popular artists like Jay Z, Kanye West and David Bowie, to corrupt young and impressionable minds.

To make false gods of mortal men.

Indeed, a “concept band” calling itself the LaBiancas released a single last year titled “Charles Manson is Jesus Christ.” It was a musical tribute to Manson, whose disciples carried out as many as 35 murders, including Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, is available on iTunes, the band’s record label reminds.

Then there’s Paris Jackson, daughter of the late “King of Pop,” who said this past May “Kurt Cobain is Jesus.” That she dared to liken Cobain (who fronted the grunge rock group Nirvana, who blew his brains out in 1994) to the son of God proves the teen has no relationship with the Lord. And that may explain why she was so overcome with despair last month she tried to commit suicide.

The devil has thoroughly infiltrated the popular culture, using music, among other forms of entertainment, to corrupt the young and impressionable.

Through the music of such artists as Jay Z, Kanye West and David Bowie the enemy of humanity promulgates the falsehood that God, that Jesus, that the Holy Sprit may be blasphemed with impunity.

But the word of God warns that those who believe the devil’s lie have hell to pay.


TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: blasphemy; blog; jayz; popmusic; religion
The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, told London Telegraph newspaper: "I doubt that Bowie would have the courage to use Islamic imagery - I very much doubt it.”

The same goes for Jay Z, Kanye and other blaspheming musical artists.

1 posted on 07/14/2013 11:27:28 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Many “artists” share the Muslims’ hatred for the Risen Lord.


2 posted on 07/14/2013 11:30:45 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

God will step on these cockroaches,and that will be the end of the story.


3 posted on 07/14/2013 11:30:57 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Who?
4 posted on 07/14/2013 11:31:32 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Other than seeing the name in headlines I couldn’t recognize him or any of his music.

His existence is immaterial to some of us.


5 posted on 07/14/2013 11:32:51 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I thought Jay Z was dead. Don’t all the rap stars get killed by their old gang members. Beyonce is pretty, I have no idea what any of her songs are.


6 posted on 07/14/2013 11:34:21 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Jay Z?
Who’s Jay Z?


7 posted on 07/14/2013 11:35:33 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Jay-Z is the scum of the earth. Just remember that he was a personal guest of the President at the White House. He and the rest of most of the human offal in rap and hip hop are a bunch of vulgarity spewing misogynists. They come in under the radar because their filth can’t be revealed in public. Most of his lyrics can’t be mentioned or printed as they violate the rules of the airwaves and newspapers. Check out some of his lyrics. I don’t care how many millions of dollars he makes. He’s scum.


8 posted on 07/14/2013 11:40:00 AM PDT by donaldo
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Jay Z will be answerable to God someday, so I pray he comes to faith in Christ.


9 posted on 07/14/2013 11:41:14 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I’ve heard of God but I have no idea who JayZ is.


10 posted on 07/14/2013 11:43:15 AM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: JSDude1

Pity America that these dirtbags are elevated like this.


11 posted on 07/14/2013 11:44:03 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
I don't think so. Trayvon Martin maybe, but not Mr. Z.
12 posted on 07/14/2013 11:44:03 AM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I don’t know who JZ is, and don’t want to know.


13 posted on 07/14/2013 11:44:05 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Rebelbase; CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Ditto. I don’t know who he is, what he looks like, what he sounds like. where he came from, nor do I care. Period. Furthermore, what is a ‘Christian Diarist’s’ great interest in a soulless creature that has nothing to do with G-d or G-dly things?


14 posted on 07/14/2013 11:44:27 AM PDT by MestaMachine (,)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Who’s Jay Z?

I’ve certainly heard of God.

I suspect I’m rather typical.


15 posted on 07/14/2013 11:46:44 AM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely expressed as advice)
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To: JSDude1
Look up JZ and Beyoncé are devil worshipers.
No doubt about it.
They are creepy.
16 posted on 07/14/2013 11:47:57 AM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Shock value.


17 posted on 07/14/2013 11:48:48 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

He’s not God, Kanye is. He said so. Yelling gibberish over other peoples records qualifies one as God today.


18 posted on 07/14/2013 11:49:31 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Let the world have their golden calf but there are consequences to idol worship!


19 posted on 07/14/2013 11:51:17 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian *born again believer in Jesus Christ* Black Man!)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Is Jay Z as Famous as God?

Jay Z. who?

Maybe if you would provide his last name, I might know who he is.

20 posted on 07/14/2013 11:51:48 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Rebelbase

Other than seeing the name in headlines I couldn’t recognize him or any of his music.

His existence is immaterial to some of us.

&&&
Ditto!

My suggestion to this writer and anyone else offended by this punk is to just ignore him.


21 posted on 07/14/2013 11:53:46 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Exactly. I have no idea who this article is about, either.


22 posted on 07/14/2013 11:53:49 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: donaldo

The wild popularity of JZ among the parasites of society reveal how dead America is.


23 posted on 07/14/2013 11:55:49 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Did John Lennon say something to this effect? Hmmmm...

5.56mm

24 posted on 07/14/2013 11:57:39 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: donaldo
I guess it slipped our twice unconstitutionally elected admitted foreign born POTUS' mind that Jay-Z was a crack dealer -was arrested for it - and once stabbed a man in the stomach, all of which he admits to.

"Around the same time, Jay-Z was accused of stabbing record executive Lance "Un" Rivera for what Jay-Z perceived was Rivera's bootlegging of Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter. The stabbing allegedly occurred at the record release party for Q-Tip's debut solo album Amplified at the Kit Kat Klub, a now defunct night club in Times Square, New York City, on December 9. Jay-Z's associates at the party were accused of causing a commotion within the club, which Jay-Z allegedly used as cover when he supposedly stabbed Rivera in the stomach with a five-inch (127 mm) blade.[32] In his book Decoded, Jay-Z addresses his assault case. While he didn't apologize for his actions, he did express regret that the incident happened and attributed it to a loss of control"

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/mugshots/celebrity/music/jay-z

Oh and he was also arrested on gun charges which I assume is OK with our twice unconstitutionally elected admitted foreign born POTUS because only punks get to carry guns.

25 posted on 07/14/2013 11:57:52 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I thought David Bowie was a Christian??

During the memorial concert for Freddy Mercury he prayed the Lord’s prayer, I was actually shocked.


26 posted on 07/14/2013 12:01:03 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it? Do you like it, Scott? I call it, "Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman Chili.")
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I don’t even know who the Hell JayZ is. I doubt a century from no anyone else will wither. God has stood the test of time. JayZ will probably not withstand the test of the next decade.


27 posted on 07/14/2013 12:07:22 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

JayZ is one of the most famous people in America, which is a sad testament on how our nation has declined culturally and morally. I seriously doubt the man has ever picked up a musical instrument in his life but millions have bought his rap CD’s and DVD’s.


28 posted on 07/14/2013 12:11:27 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: M Kehoe

Yes! But John Lennon had talent.


29 posted on 07/14/2013 12:12:29 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Lx
Don't know no JZ, But I'm Quite Impressed With KZ
30 posted on 07/14/2013 12:13:06 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I had never heard of Jay-Z until I read this thread, but I’ve known who God is for a long time..


31 posted on 07/14/2013 12:14:07 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I know God (well...His son, anyway). Don’t know who Mr. Z is. So no.


32 posted on 07/14/2013 12:14:10 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Sorry to say that John Lennon beat Jay Z to the pinnacle. And look where that got him.


33 posted on 07/14/2013 12:16:00 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
bigger than jesus photo: Bigger Than Jesus BiggerThanJesus.jpg

Jay Z is a passing fad...Like barbershop.

34 posted on 07/14/2013 12:16:17 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
Rap fans ought to listen to Jimmy Z instead of Jay Z.
35 posted on 07/14/2013 12:21:18 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Proud to say that, while I’ve heard the term “Jay-Z”, I have no idea who the heck it is.


36 posted on 07/14/2013 12:23:55 PM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

-PJ

37 posted on 07/14/2013 12:24:55 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Gay-Z is a homo like Obama.


38 posted on 07/14/2013 12:33:27 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Ah Geez, not this BS.


39 posted on 07/14/2013 12:34:43 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

With the 35 and under crowd, without a doubt.


40 posted on 07/14/2013 12:51:10 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: deadrock
Never gonna be as big as Jesus.
41 posted on 07/14/2013 1:49:50 PM PDT by The Grammarian
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

How many galaxies does Jay z have?


42 posted on 07/14/2013 1:55:00 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Who is God?


43 posted on 07/14/2013 5:28:51 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy
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