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Kanye West delivers a surprise concert for inmates at a Houston prison

The Grammy Award winner and his choir sang songs from his gospel album "Jesus is King" on Friday as prisoners waved their hands and knelt in prayer. West says that his visit is "a mission, not a show," according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

West presents himself to more than 200 male prisoners before using an underground tunnel to enter a separate prison to accommodate a smaller crowd of female prisoners, according to the Houston Chronicle .

"Tell me what I want for the man," said Jason Spencer, public affairs director at the Harris County Sheriff's Office. "But Kanye West and his choir have brought some light to the people who need him today at the Harris County Jail."

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted Saturday that it would be "great if other contractors follow Kanye's leadership." [19659006] "What Kanye West does to inspire prisoners is transformative," says Abbot . "Saving one soul at a time. Prisoners who turn to God may be released earlier [because] for good behavior and may be less likely to commit future crimes."

The West plans to speak with Joel Austen and his church congregation in Lakewood. on Sunday. Later that evening he will perform the Sunday Service spectacle inside the church,

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