Ed Gonzalez, Harry County sheriff, took to his Twitter page to appreciate the rapper for the visit.
West is scheduled to speak on Sunday at Houston's Lakewood Church, which is owned by TV evangelist Joel Osteen. The rapper then served up a second hour-long set inside the main Baker Street jail for a smaller group of women inmates, E!
However, the pastor disputed stated to the CBC that he believes health and strong personal relationship can be a reward for faithful followers, but not money.
General admission tickets were posted on Ticketmaster on Saturday morning for free on behalf of the Houston church and were fully distributed within seven minutes, said Don Iloff, spokesman for Lakewood.
In a Facebook post the United States evangelist shared an article about one of West's Sunday Service's and said he was "thrilled to read about Kanye West using his testimony of what God has done in his life to point thousands of people to Jesus Christ".
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The website went down for maintenance during a pre-sale Friday in which only a portion of the tickets were going on sale.
"This is a mission, not a show", West reportedly told his jailhouse audience.
Kanye West performs for Texas jail inmates.
"The devil stole all the good producers, the devil stole all the good musicians, all the good artists, all the good designers, all the good businesspeople, and said you've got to come work for me", West said.
It's not known who might accompany Kanye on stage, though it seems like that he'll have some high profile guests for such a large performance. The "Sunday Services" feature only music, and no preaching, but have a "Christian vibe", West's wife, Kim Kardashian, said in an April interview with Elle magazine.