Religion has played a part in Hip-Hop since its halcyon days, but that doesn’t mean the relationship between rap music and God-fearing folk has always been on the up and up. Sure secular rap artists have released a number of semi-church friendly tracks like Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks,” Common’s “Faithful” and MC Hammer’s “Pray,” but more times than not, the negative themes in rap music make it impossible for the two to coexist without some conflict arising.

And when conflicts arise, it can get ugly. Let’s just be real. At times, church folk are just too damn sensitive and at times rappers are too damn close-minded when it comes to the things they do and say towards other people’s religions; which inevitably leads to circumstances like these.

Here are 10 Hip-Hop related happenings that caused church folk to lift every voice and proclaim, ye gots to chill…

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