“Jesus Will Fix It” (remix)
James Cutts feat. Floyd Mayweather Sr.
Fight the Good Fight (release date: fall 2019)
By Bob Marovich
Not every gospel artist can claim to have a world-class boxer in his corner (see what I did there), but James Cutts can.
Together, Cutts and Floyd Mayweather Sr., former welterweight boxer who loves gospel music, deliver a quartet-fired remix of their 2017 single, “Jesus Will Fix It.” Mayweather employs up-against-the-ropes fight metaphors to illustrate how Jesus can make a way out of no way. So “don’t quit—no matter how hard it gets.” Throughout, the two trade off on lead to raise the temperature.
James Cutts is from Grand Rapids, Michigan, hometown of Al Green and the DeBarge family, all of whom Cutts knew from the neighborhood. Interesting fact: Etterlene “Mama D” DeBarge hails from the Abney Family that helmed the city’s famed Bethel Pentecostal Church. The passing of Bishop Abney in part inspired Bishop Marvin Sapp’s hit song, “Never Would Have Made It.”