Rhymefest Takes On Late Night Televangelists’ In New Video

(AllHipHop News) Chicago rapper Rhyme Fest will be dropping his new video for the single “Prosperity,” tomorrow, representatives for the rapper said today (June 14th). The video, which was directed by Konee Rok, features Rhymefest making a statement on late-night televangelists who use religion to gain money and exploit people looking for some sort of salvation. “It’s about televangelists and religious leaders that exploit people,” Rhymefest told AllHipHop.com. “One night I was watching TV and the televangelist said ‘Gawd, wants to change your life!” And it inspired me to write the song.”“Prosperity” is one of 17 songs featured on Rhymefest’s sophomore album El Che, which features guest appearances from Saigon, Adad, Glenn Lewis, Phonte and Darien Brockington, while production is handled by Scram Jones, Terry Hunter, S1, BKS and others. Rhymefest harnessed the power of the Internet to find new actors and actresses who are featured in the video for “Prosperity.” “In order to get the actors and actresses for the song, I sent out an open call through Twitter, Facebook & Myspace, and lots of people came out,” Rhymefest stated. “My character Minister Mischief wants to save your soul and lighten your burden by lightening your pockets!”Rhymefest’s “Prosperity” video will hit the Internet tomorrow.

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