Maurice Griffin talks new video, finding balance, what’s next & more.. | @mgministries

Maurice Griffin - 2015One of the most devoted and resourceful recording artists in Gospel music is Chicago-native and BET Sunday Best finalist, Maurice Griffin. His unwavering dedication to his music and the Lord's work is admirable. Since his impressive run on Season II of the hit reality series, Griffin has released three independent albums including, I Am Somebody,…

Tasha Cobbs talks about One Place Live, lessons learned & balance. | @TashaCobbs

Tasha Cobbs - 2015The meteoric rise of Tasha Cobbs is a remarkable story in Gospel. Tasha's national debut album - Grace- catapulted her into pop culture seemingly overnight. Every worship team, ever female vocalist in America tried their hand with the song Tasha popularized, Break Every Chain. It's an inplausible story made more incredible by how quickly it…

INTERVIEW: Edwin Hawkins | @iamEdwinHawkins

Edwin Hawkins The rise and popularity of Gospel music in the 20th Century can be linked to a handful of individuals who spearheaded a new sound to sacred music. Artists like Andrae Crouch, James Cleveland, Kirk Franklin and the Bay Area ambassador, Mr. Edwin Hawkins, changed the game, with lyrics that were embedded in the Gospel but found…

Geoffrey Golden talks upbringing, influences, Sunday Best & more! | @GeoffreyDGolden

Geoffrey GoldenOne of the most intriguing new talents to emerge in Gospel music is Sunday Best winner and Fo Yo Soul recording artist, Geoffrey Golden. At the remarkable age of 19 years old, this authentic church boy and pastors kid beat out hundreds of other contestants and captured the ears and hearts of America to win…

Israel Houghton talks about his passion, his sound, his team & more! | @IsraelHougton

Israel Houghton - 2015In a relatively short span of time (18 years to be exact), Israel Houghton has emerged as the indisputable diplomat for Contemporary Christian Music. With albums recorded in the United Kingdom, South Africa and East Asia, songs translated into all of the major dialects and an expanding fan base that covers six continents, its hard…

DeWayne Woods talks artist evolution, relationships & ‘Life Lesson’ | @dwoodyd

DeWayne Woods - 2015Gospel recording artist, DeWayne Woods, has earned his stripes as a notable male vocalist, drawing lofty comparisons to legendary serenaders such as Donny Hathaway and Bill Withers, while reaping a 2007 Stellar Award for Male Vocalist Of The Year.   Woods has been slowly but steadily building his brand as a burgeoning artist with his latest album…

Pastor Charles Jenkins shares about music, ministry & relationships. | @CharlesJenkins7

Pastor Charles Jenkins - 2015In just 3 short years, recording artist and senior pastor of Fellowship Chicago, Charles Jenkins, has experienced a meteoric rise, with two chart-topping albums on Motown Gospel (The Best Of Both Worlds,  Any Given Sunday) and two sanctified songs with huge traction in churches, radio airplay and streaming music services (Awesome, War).  …

Richard Smallwood reflects on recording career, DMV, Anthology & more | @RichwoodMuzik

Richard Smallwood - 2015When the official almanac on Gospel music is finally published, a huge chapter will be meticulously dedicated to one of the most prolific and respected recording artists of this genre, Richard Smallwood, affectionately known as "The Maestro". His immortal compositions such as The Resurrection, Calvary, Center Of My Joy, and Total Praise resonate with a new generation…

Karen Clark-Sheard opens up about music, family and ministry. | @OfficialKCS

Karen Clark-Sheard - 2015 Karen Clark-Sheard - 2015Karen Clark Sheard epitomizes the protypical Gospel music artist. Karen grew up in a charismatic, evangelical setting as the daughter of Dr. Mattie Moss Clark, a towering figure in The Church Of God In Christ, singing and ministering from the podium at a very early age.  Her devotion to…

Anthony Brown discusses new album, path to triumph & everyday walk with Jesus. | @AJBLive

Anthony Brown - 2015Anthony Brown has quickly emerged as a principal player in Gospel music. Possessing a superior stroke for songwriting and a premium skillset in music production, Anthony Brown is the complete praise package. Brown's new album, Everyday Jesus, solidifies the new kid on the block as a bona fide worshiper with the chops to change the…