This style of gospel relies heavily on the urban adult contemporary style for its style.
The North Carolina-born singer has a voice as creamy and sweet as honey, and the incorporation of her children’s singing and rapping into the mix is done skillfully.
“Speak”Angel TaylorAwspire Records (release date: August 5, 2022)By Robert M. MarovichOn “Speak,” Angel Taylor revisits the easy urban contemporary swing of Trin-i-tee 5:7, the award-winning female vocal group of which she was once part.Whispery vocals, finger popping, and playful beats adorn Travis Finley’s silky love song to Jesus, whose holy [...]
“Liar” Keyondra Lockett IndieBlu Music (release date: July 22, 2022) www.keyondralockett.com By Robert M. Marovich With a touch of a Jamaican patois, Keyondra Lockett gleefully disrespects the devil on “Liar.” Put on the armor of God and the “Holy Ghost fire,” Lockett sings, and nothing the devil can throw at [...]
“Never Give Up” Del Harrison Independent (release date: March 1, 2022) www.iamdelharrison.com By Robert M. Marovich In achingly soulful tones, Del Harrison wants you to never forget that sunshine comes after the rain. Even if your prayers don’t seem to be getting through, “the Holy Spirit heard you / It’s [...]
“Shake ‘Em Off” David E. Johnson Jr. feat. 1K Phew Trucast Music Digital (release date: March 25, 2022) www.DavidEJohnsonJr.com By Robert M. Marovich On “Shake ‘Em Off,” Memphis native David E. Johnson Jr. summons the percussive go-go sound of Washington, DC, to bid good riddance to the devil. Johnson launched [...]