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Fred Hammond talks “Festival Of Praise” & life as musician, producer and singer.

Fred Hammond 2016

One of the architects of anointed worship music is Fred Hammond. Dating back to his groundbreaking musical memento called The Inner Court, nearly 20 years ago, Fred found a niche that met the spiritual appetite of the empty and unsettled Christian.     It should come as no surprise that …

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INTERVIEW: Bishop J. Drew Sheard

Bishop J. Drew Sheard 2016

There is a balm in Gilead. That place in the heart of Detroit, Michigan is Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church Of God In Christ. The classic song made famous by the First Lady of the same church describes the place of spiritual refuge thousands call home.     As one of …

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Karen Clark-Sheard talks Festival Of Praise Tour, handling of “the gift” & first time meeting Fred Hammond!

Karen Clark-Sheard 2016

As one of the most anticipated tours gets ready to take flight, BlackGospel.com spent 5 good minutes with one of the headliners and showstoppers of our time – Karen Clark Sheard – to talk about The Festival Of Praise. As a member of the legendary Clark Sisters and First Lady …

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Myron Butler talks music collabs, lessons learned, favorite artists & the creative process! | @MyronButler

Myron Butler - On Purpose

One of the major music-makers of this era that specializes in inspirational, revelational songs is Myron Butler. Following in the footsteps of his mentor, Kirk Franklin, Butler has produced marvelous melodies that connect and convert the listener, with choruses easily condensed into bits that bless beyond expectation.     Unforgettable …

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Deon shares on the creative process, mentorship, “Hope Music” & more. | @ThatDudeDeon

Deon Kipping 2016

Prolific composer, Gospel sensation and member of the new school – Deon Kipping – has unleashed a marvelous sophomore project entitled – Something To Talk About – which sums up the sentiment and theme of this terrific new album.     The 15-track collection of carefully crafted songs by the …

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Shirley Caesar talks childhood days, sketchy promoters & tips on staying ageless!

Shirley Caesar 2016

Entertainment One recording artist, Pastor Shirley Caesar is among the most beloved and admired artists to ever record Christian music both for her unbelievable longevity as a spirited and sanctified owner of the center stage and for her remarkable integrity and devotion as an ordained minister of the Gospel.   …

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Tim Bowman, Jr shares about marriage, his mission & making music! | @TimBowmanJr

Tim Bowman, Jr - 2016

One of the bright spots thus far in 2016 is the uber talented Tim Bowman, Jr and his incredibly audacious new album, Listen (Lifestyle / Motown). The latest project by Bowman, Jr is a mirror into the millennial generation and its fresh new approach to ministry through music. Tim illustrates in …

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INTERVIEW: Tonya Lewis-Taylor

Tonya Lewis-Taylor 2016

Tonya Lewis-Taylor is a talented artist, generous philanthropist and ambitious businesswoman from New York City, who’s breakthrough single – Thank You – has rekindled an already impressive career in arts and ministry. With a brand new album on the horizon, BlackGospel.com decided to shine the spotlight on this phenomenal figure …

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