There was a squeaky-clean comeback in 2004, the profanity-free Welcome Back and an ill-fated 2006 project with G-Unit in which he tried to assume a thug persona to take the world through his conversion to Christianity, but ended up calling Brandy a ho, confusing pretty much everyone outside his church. Betha says it was a mistake, but not in the way people might think.
“In order for people to understand, you have to take them from where you were, to where you are,” he says. “So in taking people from where I was, it would require you to do music that exemplified where you were, then if I would have stayed in it, I was going to musically bring them to where I am. But then I started seeing that what I’m thinking and what they’re thinking is totally two different things.”
Full Interview: Phoenix Times
Bad idea to try to go back to Murda Mase after, “Welcome Back.” I seen a few clips of Mase as a pastor and he did his thing, props to him.