Kim Burrell Finally Speaks Out Her ‘Homophobic’ Sermon
In first interview, Gospel singer and pastor talks about her brother’s death and reveals he was fired from his church position over her comments against homosexuality; says close friend Stevie Wonder flew her out to Los Angeles so she could gain refuge from the media’s relentless assault.
For those who think Pastor Kim Burrell has been hiding out in fear and shame after a sermon snippet of her condemning homosexuality went viral and sparked major backlash, think again.
Despite being dragged through the mud, in a newly published interview, the award-winning gospel-jazz vocalist, who has kept a low profile since Dec. 30th of last year, is bold as ever, and is letting it be known, “I would never apologize for preaching against sin—never.”
Gospel Artist Tasha Page Lockhart Speaks on How Church is Silent About Kim Burrell
As the world renounces Kim Burrell and her comments on gays, fellow Christians have been shamefully silent according to a fellow gospel artist.
Tasha Page Lockhart, who is signed to Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul label, an imprint of RCA, is tearfully and unapologetically speaking out in defense of the Houston pastor, while asking “Where is the church?”
In a video posted to Facebook Live Friday, Jan. 6, the “Different” songstress breaks down crying sitting inside a vehicle as she expresses disappointment over “how silent the Church has been,” as well as “how silent some of these gospel artists are.”
Gospel Singer Kim Burrell Has New Reality Show: ‘Whatever It Takes’
Posted: August 3, 2012:
Kim Burrell says:
“I’ll do whatever it takes to sustain the momentum of my success as long as I have my dream team.”
Kim’s team consists of flamboyant brand manager, Krishnar Lewis, Karen Smith, Kenneth Jackson & the team members of the Manhattan-based PR & Management firm, Lewis Agency, report says.
Gospel Singer in the World Kim Burrell Teams Up With Pharrell Williams [VIDEO]
Now, speaking of hypocritical, this was wrong to start with, Kim. Teaming up with Pharrell Williams you know should not have happened. Now Pharrell rebuked you hate speech from your video preaching against gays and lesbians in the church.
On working with Pharrell:
“Life in the studio is Pharrell is a Breed. He is such a professional. he’s encouraging and fun. He’s such a smart man and very, very humble. The movie is very powerful. the entire soundtrack is live. You’ve got Lalah and Janelle Monae.”
‘Sunday Best’ Judges Rebuked by Contestant, Calling Them ‘Rude and Disrespectful’
UPDATE on July 14, 2014:
Kim Burrell has addressed the contestant on ‘Sunday Best’ about Dennis Christopher Brigham stating she and Donnie McClurkin were rude and disrespectful. She says in the video that she was tempted to ‘cuss and fuss’ and wanted to meet him outside but she kept her cool. She also stated we only saw part of what happened and that he had some other issues going on. She wanted people to know she addressed it to keep the Kingdom of God together.
Gospel Music’s Golden Voice Daryl Coley Dead
April 6, 2016:
Oh my Lord! I can’t believe Super voice in the gospel sector as died and at age 60. This is a sad dead for me as I was a huge fan.
We mourn the death of Grammy-nominated Gospel great, Daryl Coley.
The 60-year-old was known as “a singer’s singer,” Coley had been off the music scene for more than a decade after years of battling diabetes, which at one point left him temporarily blind. He spent his final days in hospice care, where his wife and family made sure he was comforted.
Another Church Divorce: Gospel Singer Israel Houghton and Wife
Feb. 23, 2016
Gospel’s Tye Tribbett Celebrates 19 Years of Marriage and Struggles After Affairs
After dual affairs nearly ended the high-profile Christian couple’s union, Tye Tribbett and his wife Shante’ Tribbett, whom he affectionately calls “My Taylah,” are triumphantly celebrating 19 years of marriage.
In a new Instagram post, amid the celebration, the GRAMMY® Award-winning gospel singer gets honest about the struggles of making a marriage work.
“Love is not just the butterflies in the belly, or skipping through the fields hand in hand, or blushing on the other line saying ‘no you hang up first’ nor is it the story book fantasy of ecstasy or a frenzy of poetic inspiration,” wrote the BET’s Joyful Noise host, 40.