Kirk Franklin

Introduction Gospel as we know it emerged in the late nineteenth, early twentieth century alongside contemporaries such as Ragtime, Blues and Jazz. Although, Gospel seems not to have been established too long ago, it is deeply rooted in the slavery era, where spirituals were sung and ring shouts were still being performed. Gospel music is […]

Jonathan McReynolds: Transparency Is The Best Policy

/*! elementor – v3.5.6 – 28-02-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Who is Jonathan McReynolds? Jonathan Caleb McReynolds was born September 17, 1989 in Chicago Illinois. Raised by a single mother and a very supportive church, New Original Church of God in Christ, he would soon become a Grammy-award winning African-American Urban […]

A Century of Gospel – Gospel Through the Decades

A Century of Gospel – Gospel Through the Decades Gospel music is an African American religious music that emerged in the earliest 20th century within urban cities following the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North. From the genre’s origins in the 1920s and 30s to today, gospel music […]