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JGM Music Hour – Episode 154

Episode 154 Playlist He’s working on me – The McDuffies feat. Bishop Darrell McFadden I’m Black and I matter – Evangelist Lemmie Battles I’ve got the victory – Na’kaja Reed My help – Angela Moss Poole feat. Micah Stampley Nothin’ but the spirit – Lisa Bellamy Be alright – Friends (aka Anointed Friends) He’ll be there – RiZen He’s way ahead of you – Denita Gibbs Into this place – Bradie Frank & Ordinary People Come (broken, scarred) – Mary Ozaraga Are you ready – Debbie Cochran Diamond – Emilia Walasik Beside still waters – Derrick “Doc” Pearson feat. Brian ...

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“He’ll Be There” – RiZen

“He’ll Be There” RiZen DAF Entertainment Group / Tyscot By Robert M. Marovich Although Adriann Lewis-Freeman has carved out a solo career, it’s been a few years since the Stellar Award-winning RiZen vocal group has come together to release a new single. The drought is over with “He’ll Be There.” Co-written by Adriann and her brother Ay’Ron Lewis (he also produced the track), “He’ll Be There” is a song of encouragement set to an outsized musical foundation, though with clearly discernable traditional leanings. The ladies harmonize first and then get downright evangelical on the vamp. After a recording hiatus of ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: May 29, 2018

“Prayer Changes Things” Adriann Lewis-Freeman D.A.F. Entertainment Group (release date: May 12, 2017) By Bob Marovich The former lead singer of the female gospel group RiZen takes us to church with her solo debut, “Prayer Changes Things.” Produced by her brother, Ay’Ron Lewis, and supported by effervescent background singers and musicians, the song finds Adriann Lewis-Freeman getting downright evangelistic as she advises listeners to “turn it over to the Lord” because “He will work it out and come through for you.” Lewis-Freeman sings from experience, having dealt with a cervical cancer diagnosis, the challenges of single motherhood, and having a ...

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