Pastor Troy (born Micah Levar Troy in College Park, Atlanta, Georgia in 1980) is an American rapper. His songs are notable for a mix of religious background and street lyrics.
Troy was raised under the eyes of his parents Alfred and Sheryl Troy. His father was a drill instructor turned pastor who tried to lead Troy down the path of the straight and narrow. Therefore, Troy grew up in the church, but was still tempted to indulge in acts that contradicted what was taught there. Troy was exposed to many aspects of street life,the influence of which can be heard in the lyrics of his music. He attended Creekside High School in the Atlanta area. He also stayed in Montgomery, Alabama.
Troy's album Universal Soldier contains a mixture of street life and religion. Despite the dichotomy present, Troy is still able to represent each side in an equal light.
Pastor Troy is not only a solo artist; he is featured in several songs by other artists. Ludacris featured Troy on his album Back for the First Time in the song "Get Off Me." Troy also appeared on Young Jeezy's "Come Shop With Me", on the track entitled "GA&qu...