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Bilingual seminarian brings us church-worthy hip-hop

J-P Mauro - published on 04/07/17

"Communion" raps it up.

Communion, also known as Alvaro Vega, is a really good lyricist. His flow is practiced and moves quickly, without sacrificing diction, and he seems to have a lot of fun rhyming more than just the last syllables of a verse.

I believe in Jesus who frees us from all diseases, The One who came to teach us the love thy neighbor thesis

“I Believe” doesn’t over-do anything. The arrangement is simple, with a piano, synth, and drum kit, and could easily be played during a service. This is fitting for an artist who is also training to be a priest. Communion offers his talent up to God, using his gift of music to evangelize youth communities of Miami and Weston with an accessible hip-hop sound.

To more effectively reach a wider audience, Vega has released this song in Spanish as well.

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