MC Merk a.k.a. 'The minista' of rhyme' born and raised on the tough streets of the Bronx NY had a life changing experience when he almost served time for an attempted murder. Merk (Miguel Alvarez), is now a devoted christian and husband and father. Merk is a youth leader in his church in the Bronx. Merk a.k.a. Merkulies has been truly blessed with the ability to actually bring the bible to life with his hip-hop style. His debut album entitled 'HOLY WAR' is indeed a true blessing for ALL ages! Check it out!