Kanye West Bringing “Jesus is King” to South Florida This Week

Despite multiple missed released dates since controversial rapper Kanye West first announced his forthcoming album, Jesus is King, the rollout for the yet-to-be-released record is still underway.

Today, West announced via twitter that the album will be released this Friday, October 25th, and South Florida may be playing a major role in the record’s premiere.

The album, said to be West’s first in the gospel genre, is accompanied by a documentary film of the same name, which chronicles the making of the record and West’s recent Sunday Service concerts. Today, the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science announced that it will premiere the “Jesus is King” documentary this Thursday, October 24th.

The screening of “Jesus is King” in South Florida, just one day before the accompanying album’s announced release date, could be foreshadowing a forthcoming Sunday Service performance in the region.

The performances have seen West touring the country with a full band and choir to perform traditional gospel songs as well as reworked versions of his own tracks. Throughout 2019, West has staged a Sunday Service performance nearly every week, in cities such as Detroit, Chicago, Salt Lake City, and more.

West has credited Chance the Rapper with helping him reconnect with his Christian faith, and it has been reported that he intends to no longer make secular music.

West announced the album Jesus is King in August through his wife Kim Kardashian’s social media, with an initial release date set for September 27th. After that date came and went without the release of the album, the documentary “Jesus is King” began to screen in IMAX theaters around the country.

The South Florida screenings of the film will take place at The Museum of Discovery and Science’s AutoNation IMAX Theater from October 24th through October 27th.

For showtimes, visit https://mods.org/show-times/