It cannot be understood there is a specific genre called “Praise and Worship”, because for many years that is what gospel music originally was to suppose to be a form of music to only praise and worship God, not for entertainment purposes. However, since gospel music had changed in the early 90′s merging into the hip-hop mainstream arena, the popularity of “Praise and Worship began to spread throughout the sanctuaries, especially the ones that were growing into mega ministries. Then as we witnessed gospel artists like Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, the Clark Sisters, Mary Mary, Vickie Winans become more secularized in their music, we witnessed “Praise and Worship” music growing along with hip-hop gospel. More christian music artists began to create songs that identified with a more sophisticated style of praise in their songs as many churches, both white and black became mufti-million dollar corporations. We are not ignorant to not realize the word was out, if more money was to be…Read full article, here.
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May 8th, 2012 AT2W Staff