Las Vegas-based rapper/producer Asaiah Ziv, who had released full-length projects Murder My Flesh and Hipsavvy: The Introduction under the stage name KIDD, released a statement through Rapzilla on Monday about why he has stopped identifying himself as a Christian.
“I love everyone — all religions and belief systems,” Asaiah Ziv texted Rapzilla co-owner Chad Horton. “I’m searching for my fulfillment and what faith means to me. I hope everyone loves me the same way I love them, as well as the same way God loves us all… All love in the end, and I hope everyone enjoys the music.”
Editor’s note: Don’t you dare leave a comment before you pray.
— Update —
Due to some confusion about our original report on Asaiah Ziv’s faith, Rapzilla co-owner Chad Horton has offered a statement of clarification.
“We (Infiltrate Music) signed Aaron when he was KIDD at 15 years old,” Horton said. “As an artist, I thought Aaron had the potential to do amazing things, considering the quality of music and maturity he displayed in his music at such at early age.
“Over the past year, we noticed that Aaron wasn’t communicating much and heard from various people that he was having a tough time. We reached out several times to no avail. When Philip Rood and I finally spoke to him and got an update on where he was at, he mentioned that he was questioning Christianity and just trying to find happiness. After digging more, Aaron made it clear that he didn’t think that Jesus was Christ, rather just a great man.
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