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Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Natasha Tameika Cobbs was born July 7, 1981 in Jesup, Georgia. She is the daughter of Bishop Fritz Cobbs and Lady Bertha Cobbs who led

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Mahalia Jackson: Queendom Declassified

Title: Mahalia Jackson: Queendom Declassified  OUTLINE Research Methodology: After reading about Mahalia Jackson both in the textbook and through several scholarly sources, it became obvious

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Andrae Crouch

Andrae Crouch was born in San Francisco, California to two bi-vocational pastors. He believed that he received the gift of music as a child when his

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Israel Houghton

Born in 1972 in Oceanside, CA Turned to the church because of racial tensions at home felt that the church was the only place that

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Aretha Franklin

Known as the Queen of Soul Began her career as a gospel singer in her father’s church Released her first album at the age of

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The Walls Group

  The Walls Group is an American urban contemporary gospel group The Walls Group is based in Houston, Texas The Gospel Quartet  consists of four siblings,

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Kierra Sheard

Kierra Valencia “KiKi” Sheard is the daughter of gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard (member of gospel singing group The Clark Sisters and the granddaughter of gospel

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