At one time, I wanted to compose a "Rock Mass": a performance piece much like the classical Masses, such as Mozart's Requiem, except structured around a five-piece rock combo. Twenty-five years later and I still haven't gotten around to it; perhaps it's all for the best.
But over the years, I've seen Christian rock come in, then praise and worship as a subset of modern country. However, I never thought I'd see such a thing come to life as "Catholic hip-hop".
And here it is ... Akalyte, ripping the mike with his song "The Gates of Hell":
[H/T to Msgr. Charles Pope @ The Archdiocese of Washington!]