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Reviews2022-10-28T01:35:07-05:00

JGM Pick of the Week: September 20, 2022

September 21st, 2022|Gospel Fusion, Pick of the Week, Singles|

“My Worship (Amapiano)” Kingdmusic feat. P-Tempo Independent (release date: July 15, 2022) www.kingdmusic.com By Robert M. Marovich Kingdmusic has been a busy bee this summer, pumping several new songs into the gospel bloodstream. One, “My Worship (Amapiano),” expresses how hard it can be to keep the faith in tough times, [...]

“Brought Me Out” – Kymon Smith & God Sons and Daughter

September 18th, 2022|Contemporary Gospel, Reviews, Singles|

“Brought Me Out” Kymon Smith & God Sons and Daughter Independent (release date: August 6, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich “Brought Me Out” is a family affair. The Detroit-based independent gospel group Kymon Smith & God Sons and Daughter brings a contemporary flair and a touch of modern quartet to [...]

JGM Pick of the Week:  September 13, 2022

September 14th, 2022|Contemporary Christian Music, Gospel Music, Pick of the Week, Reviews, Singles|

“I’ve Saved It All” K-Anthony Independent (release date: July 8, 2022) www.kanthonylive.com By Robert M. Marovich I hear a Coldplay influence on K-Anthony’s “I’ve Saved It All,” from the melody to the mix of instruments to the atmospheric vibe. One difference: it doesn’t explode into a million colorful pieces at [...]

JGM Pick of the Week – September 5, 2022

September 6th, 2022|Pick of the Week, Singles, Traditional Gospel|

“Wait On Jesus” Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir with Pastor DeAndre Patterson (release date: August 16, 2022) https://www.thechristiantabernaclechurch.com/ By Robert M. Marovich Renowned during the 1960s – 1990s, the Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir of Chicago has returned after a twenty-year recording hiatus with “Wait On Jesus.” It has that boisterous Chicago [...]

“Our Hearts Belong to You” – Shawn Everette

September 4th, 2022|Contemporary Gospel, Reviews, Singles|

“Our Hearts Belong to You” Shawn Everette From the Soul Levite Music album Changing Me (release date: July 31, 2020) By Robert M. Marovich With prominent acoustic guitar, “Our Hearts Belong to You” is a worship song by Baltimore indie gospel artist Shawn Everette. It opens gently and builds in [...]

JGM Pick of the Week: August 30, 2022

August 31st, 2022|Contemporary Gospel, Pick of the Week, Reviews, Singles|

“My Faith & My Fight” (unplugged) Tina Nelms Boson Independent (release date: February 4, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich Of the orchestrated and unplugged versions of “My Faith & My Fight” by Tina Nelms Boson, my money is on the unplugged, piano-only version. It’s here that Ms. Boson shows herself [...]

“Arise” – Strong Tower Church feat. Richard T. Davis

August 25th, 2022|Praise & Worship, Reviews, Singles|

“Arise” Strong Tower Church feat. Richard T. Davis From the album Fresh Wind – New Waves www.strongtowerlive.com By Robert M. Marovich Last year, Strong Tower Church dropped “Waves,” featuring Maurette Brown Clark. The Virginia music ministry is back with another song with a single word title: “Arise.” From the 2021 [...]

“Name On It” – Titus Showers

August 21st, 2022|Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Music, Reviews, Singles|

“Name On It” Titus Showers A&P Records (release date: April 22, 2022) www.AP-Records.net By Robert M. Marovich For “Name On It,” Titus Showers, member of The Showers family band and now a popular solo artist since 2019, takes a lyrical cue from Norman Hutchins’ 1999 hit for JDI Records, “God’s [...]

“You Win” – Jovan Whyte

August 18th, 2022|Contemporary Gospel, Gospel Music, Reviews, Singles|

“You Win” Jovan Whyte Minister J Music (release date: March 18, 2022) https://windermerefl.adventistchurch.org/ By Robert M. Marovich With Kevin Winebarger, Jovan Whyte co-wrote the melodic “You Win” during a particularly low point in the pandemic as a reminder that when all is said and done, the Lord will render you [...]

“What More Can He Do? (Already Done)” – LaNorris McFadden & P.R.O.O.F. ft. Beverly Crawford

August 12th, 2022|Gospel Music, Singles, Traditional Gospel|

“What More Can He Do? (Already Done)” LaNorris McFadden & P.R.O.O.F. ft. Pastor Beverly Crawford Independent (release date: September 18, 2020) By Robert M. Marovich Although nearly two years old, Elder LaNorris McFadden & P.R.O.O.F.’s “What More Can He Do” continues to be promoted to media, and I can see [...]

JGM Pick of the Week:  August 8, 2022

August 9th, 2022|Pick of the Week, Singles, Traditional Gospel|

“Never Stop Trusting God” Lemmie Battles DAF Entertainment Group (release date: June 17, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich Every song Lemmie Battles sings sounds like her personal testimony. Probably because every song is. Same with “Never Stop Trusting God.” Written by Percy Gray and produced by Jeral Gray Sr., the [...]

“Miracles” – Kingdmusic

August 5th, 2022|Praise & Worship, Singles|

“Miracles” Kingdmusic Independent (release date: July 1, 2022) www.kingdmusic.com By Robert M. Marovich Pulling its text from Matthew 17:20, “Miracles” by Kingdmusic is a bright, optimistic worship anthem designed to remind listeners that belief in God can overcome all crises. Kingdmusic premiered the composition at a worship service in Pretoria, [...]

“We Call” – Grant Allison IV

August 4th, 2022|Gospel Music, Praise & Worship, Reviews, Singles|

“We Call” Grant Allison IV One Nation Under God Records (Release date: April 14, 2020) www.grantallisoniv.com By Robert M. Marovich Though worship pastor Grant Allison IV has a new single (“Here”) and “We Call” has been around a while, I’m nevertheless struck by the loveliness and power of the latter [...]

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