Kansho Tagai, a Buddhist monk known as MC Happiness, believes in keeping the appeal of his religion fresh.
He regularly holds music sessions at a 400-year old temple in central
Tokyo to teach Buddhist principles and rituals through hip hop.
Tagai’s status as Japan’s premier rapper monk has turned him into a
local icon with a loyal fan base of followers and performance artists.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Awad reports. (5 Feb 2… http://bit.ly/ayBVrS