Articles Posted in the " Gospel Music " Category

  • The Origins of Gospel Music by Robert Marovich’s new Book

    The Origins of Gospel Music by Robert Marovich’s new Book

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    The Origins of Gospel Music by Robert Marovich’s new Book

    Robert Marovich’s latest book traces gospel music’s origins and honors those who devoted themselves to the gospel by showing how various, and how important, that devotion has been.

    Today gospel performers, like Mahalia Jackson and Mavis Staples, are widely respected not only for their music, but for their association with the civil rights movement and the black liberation struggle. Jackson is even thought to have prodded Martin Luther King, Jr. to launch into his “I Have a Dream” speech. But gospel’s status, and respectability, was not always so secure. In fact, according to Robert M. Marovich’s new study of Chicago gospel, A City Called Heaven, there was a time when gospel was seen as decidedly unrespectable — as a scandal and a disgrace.


  • Gospel singer CeCe Winans and Husband Alvin Love Celebrate 31 years of Marriage

    Gospel singer CeCe Winans and Husband Alvin Love Celebrate 31 years of Marriage

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    Gospel singer CeCe Winans and Husband Alvin Love Celebrate 31 years of Marriage

    While the world fixates on divorce rates and relationship drama, some Christians are building strong Kingdom marriages.

    Take Alvin Love and CeCe Winans for example. The two just celebrated 31 years of marriage as of Tuesday, June 23.

    “Happy 31st Anniversary Bay!!” Winans, 50, wrote on Twitter. “You’re the best husband in the whole wide world!”

    The first lady of Life Christian Church in Nashville, which was launched with her husband back in 2012, doesn’t spend a whole lot of time on social media.



  • Gospel Great Marvin Sapp Gets Kicked Out of Chicago Restaurant

    Gospel Great Marvin Sapp Gets Kicked Out of Chicago Restaurant

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    Gospel Great Marvin Sapp Gets Kicked Out of Chicago Restaurant

    Gospel Fest brings some of the genre’s greatest talent to the city. The City of Chicago gains so much from the event taking place here. Legendary & Award Winning Gospel Artist Marvin Sapp and 6 members of his team were not allowed to partake in a meal at the Ruth Chris Steak House located at 431 N. Dearborn in downtown Chicago because they didn’t have on the “proper” attire. According to The Official Marvin Sapp Facebook page, as he and his team witnessed there were many others patrons were dressed in jeans and t-shirts but Marvin and his team were still turned away.


  • Ohio Gospel Music Course Inspires Members of the Community

    Ohio Gospel Music Course Inspires Members of the Community

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    Ohio Gospel Music Course Inspires Members of the Community

    Music, faith, and family are the key values of the Gospel Music Course at Columbus State Community College.

    The class is coming up on its 10-year anniversary and is planning a reunion.

    “We are a family,” Gospel Vocal Ensemble Director Emma Easton shared while sitting behind a grand piano at Columbus State. “My heart is here. I have a passion for Gospel music.”

    She said it is a passion for spreading each key and every note to those who need to hear a message from above.




  • Kirk Franklin Want First Lady Erica Campbell Haters To Leave Her Alone!!

    Kirk Franklin Want First Lady Erica Campbell Haters To Leave Her Alone!!

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    Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin has announced for all haters of Erica Campbell to leave her alone. 

    One of the things we realize is this, those who judge her should examine themselves.  Most times, people…Read full article, here.

    Source: Sanctified Church Revolution

    Photo: The Old Black Church