MUSIC REVIEW: Darnell Davis & The Remnant – Moving Forward

Darnell Davis & The Remnant - Moving Forward

Darnell Davis (and The Remnant) returns triumphantly with fourth LP Moving Forward.  A thoughtful, incredibly devoted affair, Moving Forward is an album of ‘spiritual food’, meant to praise God and truly encourage the soul.  With few if any miscues, Moving Forward is “just what the doctor…” – better yet the “soul” – ordered. “Nothing” opens […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Erica Campbell – Help

Erica Campbell - Help

Tina and Erica Campbell have been best associated as the popular contemporary gospel duo Mary Mary.  While Mary Mary’s primary style is gospel, the duo has been able to crossover to urban audiences given its modern sound appealing to more youthful audiences.  On 2014 LP Help however, Erica Campbell makes her solo debut without sister […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: Donnie McClurkin – Duets

Donnie McClurkin - Duets

Gospel vet Donnie McClurkin releases his latest album, Duets, nearly six years following previous effort, We Are All One (Live In Detroit). Working with some of gospel’s brightest voices, McClurkin adds another uplifting LP to his discography. Duets isn’t innovative, never buying into contemporary gospel’s ‘radicalness’, but it’s a balanced effort that is both contemporary […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: WOW Gospel 2014 – Various Artists

WOW Gospel 2014 - Various Artists

Wow Gospel 2014, like numerous past editions, is filled with notable gospel music singles from throughout the previous year, 2013 in this case.  For the gospel music lover who missed out on a couple of gospel albums, Wow Gospel 2014 offers the opportunity to hear and collect some of the most uplifting and memorable gospel […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: James Fortune & FIYA – Live Through It

James Fortune & FIYA - Live Through It

James Fortune represents the current generation of gospel music, a breed that seems to stretch the boundaries to an extent.  Fortune’s music doesn’t stick within the strictest confines of gospel tenets, but nor does it alienate gospel’s most recognizable cues stylistically, thematically, or lyrically.  Fortune’s most recent double-album, Live Through It (with Fiya), showcases Fortune’s […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: @LaticeCrawford (Self-Titled Album)

Latice Crawford

Sometimes, winning first place simply isn’t everything; that’s the case for burgeoning gospel singer Latice Crawford.  As a contestant on the season two of BET’s Sunday Best, Crawford fell short of the ultimate prize.  Despite this, Crawford still finds herself releasing her debut album, Latice Crawford via RCA Inspiration. Vocally, throughout her ten-track debut, Crawford […]

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Music Review: THE EXPERIENCE – LE’ANDRIA JOHNSON

Le'Andria Johnson - The Experience

BET Sunday Best Winner Le’Andria Johnson returns with a new live project entitled Le’Andria Johnson: The Experience. Johnson’s career has ascended rapidly since her victory, including four albums and being award a Grammy for cut “Jesus.” Her talent always shines on The Experience, even when the effort itself overindulges in ambition.  “I’m Living” kicks things […]

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Music Review: MARVIN WINANS PRESENTS: THE PRAISE & WORSHIP EXPERIENCE

Marvin L Winans - The Praise & Worship Experience

Renowned pastor and musician Marvin Winans delivers a star-studded compilation with 2012’s Marvin Winans Presents: The Praise & Worship Experience (due June 26th). The compilation is solidly crafted, featuring plenty of spiritually uplifting performances. While Winans appears on many cuts, he sometimes serves capacity as ‘host’ or songwriter. “Draw Me Close/Thy Will Be Done” opens […]

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Shifting The Atmosphere by Jason Nelson In Stores

jasonnelson_shiftingtheatmosphere

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VERITY GOSPEL MUSIC GROUP SET TO RELEASE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW CD FROM JASON NELSON SHIFTING THE ATMOSPHERE IN STORES MAY 22; AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER MAY 1 ON iTUNES AND AMAZON.COM Single is This Week’s Biggest Gainer at Radio – Jumping from #14 to #9 New York, NY – April 26, 2012 […]

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Musical Review: Memoirs Of A Worshipper by Byron Cage

Byron Cage - Memoirs Of A Worshipper

On his ninth album Memoirs of a Worshipper, produced by Aaron Lindsey (Marvin Sapp producer amongst others), Cage recorded live at Chicago’s Christ Universal Temple. On this new effort, Cage hopes to place emphasis on a deeper relationship with God.

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