Jackie Hill-Perry

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21, 1989
St. Louis, MO
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21, 1989 (age 32)
St. Louis, MO


Spoken word poet widely known for her infusion of traditional Christian themes with her poetry and hip-hop music. In 2014, she released her debut rap album The Art of Joy.

Before Fame

She famously converted to Christianity in 2008 and, upon doing so, claimed to have converted from a lesbian to straight woman. She began spoken word poetry shortly after her religious conversion.


She recounted her life as a lesbian in her spoken word poem "My Life as a Stud," which was read at the Passion 4 Christ Movement. She appeared as a guest artist on the 2013 album Instruments of Mercy by Beautiful Eulogy.

Family Life

She married her husband and fellow spoken word poet Preston Perry. The couple have one daughter named Eden.

Associated With

She collaborated with fellow Christian rapper John Givez and JGivens on the 2016 album Church Clothes 3 by Lecrae.