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MUSIC: Perry Martins – Nobody Can | @iamPerryMartins
Upcoming Gospel Music singer, Perry Martins, releases his sophomore single titled ‘Nobody Can’, a follow up song to his debut single Step into the Light. Nobody Can talks about the strength of God, things he can do that no one can. It also admonishes …
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Wichita man brings home gospel music award
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) P.C. Patton (third from left) took home the Independent CD of the Year …
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Gospel music with attitude
Kirk Franklin’s gospel music is not your parents’ gospel music. His is gospel music with an urban attitude – wrapped around funky R&B and hip-hop grooves that carry a street-smart message. In just six years, Franklin has sold nearly 6 million records – an …
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How My Daughter Got Me Into Gospel Music

How My Daughter Got Me Into Gospel Music
Panama Jackson is the co-founder and Senior Editor of VerySmartBrothas.com. He lives in Washington, DC, and believes children are our future and that if we teach them well, we can let them lead the way. He also really likes Kool-Aid. Still.
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Gospel Music – “Automobile” Video
It’s always nice when a random blog-roll inclusion delivers an unexpected ditty. Gospel Music’s “Automobile” might not be something you would jam to initially, but has enough songwriting spell to entrance you into humming the carefree cocktail all …
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Spreading the gospel music
OAKLAND — The members of the McCoy Memorial Baptist Church choir in Los Angeles have been working very hard lately. The 40-member ensemble normally meets once a week at its East 46th Street home. But since reaching the L.A. regional semifinals of the “How …
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Gospel music legend Andrae Crouch dies

MusicGospel music legend Andrae Crouch dies
(CNN) — Andrae Crouch, a seven-time Grammy winner and gospel music legend, died Thursday at a Los Angeles-area hospital, his publicist said on his website. Crouch was 72 and had been hospitalized at Northridge Hospital Medical Center since Saturday.
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Gospel Music’s Revolutionary
The Love Center Choir will perform on Sunday, June 22 (6 p.m., $ 10). The Music & Arts Conference Mass Choir will perform on Friday, June 27 (7 p.m., free). At Love Center Ministries (10440 International Blvd., Oakland). HawkinsGospelConference.org Edwin …
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Gospel Machine bring ‘balls-out Jesus’ to gospel music
“A group of five people who write gospel music walk into a bar…” Minneapolis group Gospel Machine takes what sounds like the beginning of a joke, but turn it into neo-soul and gospel music that’s reworked into a whole new sound. The band — consisting …
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Kirk Franklin Worries Gospel Music Might Fade Away Just Like Disco

musicKirk Franklin Worries Gospel Music Might Fade Away Just Like Disco
Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is not optimistic about the future of gospel music. He worries that God-themed music would fade away the same way disco did. Franklin shared his thoughts during a guest appearance at Erica Campbell’s syndicated radio show “Get Up!
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Funeral home director, gospel singer faces child sex charges
He’s scheduled to appear in court February 15. It wasn’t immediately known if he had an attorney. Massey operates Massey Funeral Home. His website describes him as an “accomplished musician” best known for gospel music.
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True Worship Music Is Gospel Music Even If It Isn’t Gospel Music
We talk about Colossians 3:16 a lot here at My Song In The Night, because it tells us what kind of songs please God when we assemble together as his church. It has nothing to do with the instruments or the style you use, as long as the music aids our …
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WATCH: Panic! At The Disco’s “This Is Gospel” Video…Without The Music

????????????????????????????????????WATCH: Panic! At The Disco’s “This Is Gospel” Video…Without The Music
Well, this is super creepy. Yeah, the original version of this video dropped back in 2013, but it’s resurfaced today in a new form. A no music version, watch below: Panic! play their biggest Bay Area show yet on March 25, 2017 at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
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Dig These Discs: Saint Motel, Tove Lo, Tyler Glenn, Rumer, Norah Jones
Shades of gospel songs appear in “Tragedy,” as Jones sings of a 25 … Rumer’s voice is described as reminiscent of Karen Carpenter, and is well-suited to this genre of music. In 2010, she even released a holiday EP, “Rumer Sings Bacharach at Christmas.”
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Soundwave Festival Croatia Announces First Names for 2017
Next up, eclectic crate-digging house and disco purveyors Horse Meat Disco bring their dance floor delight to Soundwave, experimentalist beat-maker MNDSGN, who grew up in south New Jersey, was raised with Gospel music at church and B-Boy culture at home to …
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Gospel icon Joy Tendo thrills fans in glamorous concert

musicGospel icon Joy Tendo thrills fans in glamorous concert
She is an artiste whose music has changed lots of lives and is continuing to earn her the hearts of lots of gospel music lovers in and around the country. Joy Tendo performing. This was confirmed last Friday evening as numerous fans turned up to watch …
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Karen Clark Sheard: Singing the Gospel Truth on Her New Album
Her sixth solo album, “Destined to Win,” comes out today (July 17) and Karen is raring to go with her record label, Karew Records, distributed by Motown Gospel and Entertainment One Music. She’s known and revered for her singularly stylized …
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Gospel musicians are not creative – Akosua Agyepong
She said, “You see somebody with towel around the hip in one gospel music video and you see the same thing in another video, they are copying each other”. According to her, the practice makes it difficult for one to distinguish between which musician …
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Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against

musicEx-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against
Donnie McClurkin, the pastor and gospel music singer who said God delivered him from “the curse” of homosexuality, is now under fire from critics after speaking out against last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling which made same-sex marriage legal …
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Gurrumul’s gospel songs reflect the legacy of Christian missions
There were sung tales and traditional chants, with clapsticks beating constantly to keep the time, but there were other kinds of songs as well: Christian songs, gospel music — tunes from far away that were embedded in his surrounds. Every day in his …
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A Legendary Oedipus Gospel Musical Comes to West Adams
Lee Breuer and Bob Telson’s remarkable adaptation transplants this Greek classic into an African-American Pentacostal milieu, and spins it with a tapestry of spellbinding gospel music, with a smattering of blues and Motown as well. Under Andi Chapman’s …
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Tina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel

musicTina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel
The 41-year-old singer who is one-half of the gospel music group Mary Mary, has been vocal about her range of emotions leading up to the release of her solo music. Now with the delayed release of the highly touted album, the singer says she’s watching …
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City Called Heaven: Beyond Gospel Respectability
Robert Marovich’s latest book traces gospel music’s orgins and honors those who devoted themselves to the gospel by showing how various, and how important, that devotion has been. citycalledheaven-resize Today gospel performers, like Mahalia Jackson …
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Gospel Music Museum Advocates Push Rahm To Turn Over Closed School
“When you say ‘Chicago,’ you think of it as the home of blues and gospel music …” — Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the campaign trail. BRONZEVILLE — After years of prayer — not to mention a pretty important political endorsement in the mayoral runoff …
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Kirk Franklin Is Defending and Commending Fellow Gospel Star Erica

musicKirk Franklin Is Defending and Commending Fellow Gospel Star Erica
Kirk Franklin is defending his fellow gospel singer Erica Campbell for her decision to create a new sound called “trap gospel.” Campbell, the Mary Mary singer who has ventured into solo music territory, released an album remixing of much of her debut …
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It’s Time For Gospel Music To Reinvent Itself Again
The year was 1997, and the bass line of gospel artist Kirk Franklin’s new single was a bit too familiar. “For those of you who think that gospel music has gone too far,” the diminutive musician intoned over an interpolation of funk legend George …
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OTD: Gospel stage to be ‘on fire’ with music
Primm scheduled several new acts for the gospel stage, including a 12-piece jazz band, a traveling family of musicians and The Renaissance Center’s community choir. The music starts at 11:30 a.m. on the South Main Street stage, between the War Memorial …
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