In an open letter to her fans posted online, Gospel artist Shei Atkins said that she is leaving gospel to concentrate on r&b music.

Atkins based her decision to leave Gospel music due to the judgmental nature of her church audience and feels that she “can’t waste years trying to break this mentality and use that as an excuse for not doing what God told me to do.”

Check out her open letter in its entirety here.

 

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