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JGM Music Hour – Episode 163

Episode 163 Playlist: A beautiful day – Trenton Kirksey feat. Nikki Ross Jesus is Lord – Calvin Bridges All of my help – Dedicated Souls Grateful – Earnest Pugh Never give up – Michelle Brooks-Thompson Highest praise – Terry Fuller Project Make it with me – Ray Curenton God’s promises – Gregory King I got joy – The Dorsetts Best days – Martha Munizzi Invisible – Damara Melissa Console my heart – Lawrence Hancock At the cross – Tommy Walker

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Lawrence Hancock – Don’t Stop Caring

Lawrence Hancock Don’t Stop Caring Independent / Symphonic Distribution (release date: April 29, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich Don’t Stop Caring is Bishop Lawrence Hancock once again baring his soul and sharing the raw truth from the pulpit of experience. The Stellar-nominated Christian hip hop artist’s eighth album builds on his distinctive style of delivery: an atmospheric kaleidoscope of computer-generated electronica and rhythm supporting stream of consciousness lyricism. As such, Hancock is like a sacred version of a beat poet. As on 2020’s Who I Am and last year’s Need of You, Hancock prays out loud in a pleading, multi-tracked ...

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 153

Episode 153 Playlist Thank you Lord – The Cross Family Fighter – Patreka Wortham Highway to Heaven – Pastor David Wright Way Maker – Patrick Lundy & the Ministers of Music It was the blood – Min. James Willis & Nu Praze Chorale It won’t be long – Dr. Waverly Bumbrey & Refuge Temple Cathedral Still gon’ trust – Joshua Rogers Holy – Mark Hubbard & the Voices feat. Pastor Don Clark Never lost – CeCe Winans Tender and mighty – The Wood Drake Sessions Saved and sanctified – Highway QCs The one – Jewell & Converted First love – ...

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Lawrence Hancock – Need of You

Lawrence Hancock Need of You (pre-orders begin April 26, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Bishop Lawrence Hancock’s new Christian hip hop release, Need of You, emulates his summer 2020 album, Who I Am, more in musical vibe than in message. For his seventh album, Hancock focuses less on uncertainty and more on praise and gratitude. “God’s Been Good,” a praiser with a slowed-down Gap Band groove and punctuations of synare, is the single, but “First Love” is more compelling for its melody and lyrical longing to return to the initial rush of happiness that happens when one discovers Jesus. As ...

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Lawrence Hancock – Who I Am

Lawrence Hancock Who I Am Bishop Lawrence Hancock (release date: July 24, 2020) By Bob Marovich Amid a kaleidoscope of electronic beats and mostly introspective melodies, Christian hip hop artist Bishop Lawrence Hancock tells you who He is, and who you should be—a Child of God. That’s what you discover on the hypnotic title cut of the Toledo, Ohio, native’s sixth album. Who I Am is atmospheric and vulnerable, not aggressive or extroverted. With electronic puffs like asthmatic organ pipes, “Ride,” the album’s first (and finest) selection, gives the message of “Walk Around Heaven All Day” a twenty-first-century face lift. Hancock ...

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Nikki “D” & the Browns – The Divine Treatment (EP)

Nikki “D” & the Browns The Divine Treatment EP Independent (release date: January 2020) By Bob Marovich Outside of the Campbell Brothers, it seems as if sacred steel music has been relegated to historic reissues. But lap steel is audible on The Divine Treatment, a new EP by Nikki “D” & the Browns of Toledo, Ohio. A member of Soul City House of God International in Toledo, which split from the Church of the Living God, Jewell Dominion—the denominational home of sacred steel—Nicole “Nikki” Brown has been playing steel guitar since age nine. She, her three sisters, and a niece, ...

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