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The Rappin' Reverend

Columbus, Ohio, USA

One of the early holyhiphop pioneers alongside Michael Peace, Stephen Wiley, and MC Sweet is The Rappin' Reverend or Dr. C. Dexter Wise III. He released his first album in 1987.


1987 I Ain't Into That! ZYX Records
1989 Crack Attack Rapture Records

I Ain't Into That!

1987 ZYX Records

Music By – Raymond Wise
Vocals – Dr. C. Dexter Wise III

  1. I Ain't Into That (extended version) (6:07)
  2. The Original Rap (extended version) (5:06)
  3. I Ain't Into That (short version) (5:05)
  4. The Original Rap (short version) (3:42)

Crack Attack

1989 Rapture Records

Music By – Duane Tribune (track 2), Raymond Wise (tracks 1, 3 to 8)
Words By – Dr. C. Dexter Wise III

  1. Go Ahead
  2. Crack Attack
  3. Take That Bag Off Your Head
  4. One Soul at a Time
  5. Little Momma
  6. Be a Man
  7. I Ain't Into That
  8. Who Loves You?