“Keep Holding On”
Denita Gibbs
Intersound / distributed by IndieBlu Music
(release date: October 19, 2018)

By Bob Marovich

Denita Gibbs of Birmingham, Alabama, entered the national consciousness in 2013 with her five-star sophomore release, Without You.

She’s back with “Keep Holding On,” a finger-popping single distinguished by a husky chromatic riff on electric guitar. In a confident, convincing, pop-inflected voice, Gibbs instructs that God will see you through the dark times. Though the single is more than a year old, Gibbs still promotes it in her appearances.

A member of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc., a denomination that introduced the gospel music world to Bishop Charles Watkins, among others, Gibbs attends Nashville’s Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church, under the pastoral leadership of Bishop Sherman Merritt.

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Written by : Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.