Fred Hammond is teaming up with playwright JD Lawrence to officially debut the latter's new stage play, "Cain & Able" which will grace Dallas, Texas theaters next month.
With numerous Stellar, Dove, and Grammy Awards, Hammond,54, has proven his worth in the gospel music industry. After 30 years, Hammond recently released his latest album, "I Will Trust" last November and is beginning the new year by releasing another type of production.
JD Lawrence's "Cain & Able" is a modern re-telling of the biblical story of brothers Cain and Abel found in the book of Genesis. Lawrence's play tells the story of a wealthy business developer who leaves his two sons a fortune. more >>
The man on the other side of that trigger probably would have killed Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. while stealing his car years ago, but a higher power was at work.
The "America's Got Talent" winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. has spoken about his life, challenges to his faith, and how he has remained rooted in God in the wake of newfound fame.
Growing up between West Virginia and Detroit, Michigan, the 40-year-old jazz singer has been shot at, homeless and felt like he hit rock bottom before he became the season six winner of NBC's competition "America's Got Talent." American voters seemed to fall in love with the story of a car washer on his last dime belting out Frank Sinatra classics, but Murphy's life did not change in the way some would think when he won $1 million and a contract to headline shows in Las Vegas. more >>
Legendary gospel music singer, songwriter and choir director Andrae Crouch who had been ailing for some time, died Thursday after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 72.
Crouch, who also served as pastor of the New Christ Memorial Church in Los Angeles, California, along with his sister, Sandra Crouch, died at Northridge Hospital Medical Center where he had been admitted since Saturday, according to his publicist, Brian Mayes, in an Associated Press report.
The prolific songwriter whose career spanned more than 50 years after writing his first song at 14, won seven Grammys from The Recording Academy. In a statement Thursday, the academy remembered him as "a remarkable musician and legendary figure" who was "fiercely devoted to evolving the sound of contemporary, urban gospel music." more >>
Music producer Timbaland whose crafted platinum selling records for the likes of Justin Timberlake, Jay Z and the-late Aaliyah, recently discussed God's expectations for those who are blessed with wealth.
During an appearance on the radio show Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club the super producer touched on what he wants his legacy to be with hosts DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlemagne.
"The legacy of Timbaland is helping others," Timbaland said of himself. "All the people around me I've gotten six figures or more [for]. The one thing that you can say: when you're in my crew, I get you paid. Maybe I won't get paid as much. I don't like going to a store and we can't talk about the same things or buy the same things." more >>
Lecrae announced another appearance on "The Tonight Show" starring Jimmy Fallon this week, exciting fans eager to see a full solo performance on the late night program on Friday.
The "Nuthin" singer became the first Christian rapper to ever hit the late night television series last Sept. This Friday, Jan. 9, will mark Lecrae's second appearance alongside Fallon.
Music artists Michelle Williams, Erica Campbell, Shari Rowe and Birdee Bow are using their voices to help fight Lupus.
Williams and Campbell are teaming up with fellow singers Shari Rowe and Birdee Bow to include their singles on an EP put together by the Molly's Fund organization. Molly's Fund works to educate and fight the chronic autoimmune disease known as Lupus, and is selling each woman's single for $0.99 or an EP album for $3.99.
Williams' "Believe In Me", Campbell's "Changes," Bow's "Dancing" and Rowe's "Invincible" are featured on the EP that seeks to raise money in the fight against Lupus. more >>