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Eddy Mann – Chapel Songs

2023-12-31T23:18:42-06:00December 31st, 2023|

Eddy Mann Chapel Songs Independent (release date: June 2, 2023) By Robert M. Marovich With Chapel Songs, Philadelphia-based Christian folk artist Eddy Mann offers a dozen prayerfully meditative selections with acoustic austerity. The album is aptly-titled. The easy, peaceful songs express the intimacy of an evening chapel service. Examples [...]

“Jehovah Jireh” – Zak Williams & 1/Akord

2021-12-31T02:22:09-06:00December 31st, 2021|

“Jehovah Jireh” Zak Williams & 1/Akord Enon Music Group (release date: September 17, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich “Jehovah Jireh” celebrates God and old-school ('80s) gospel, Philly style. Representing the City of Brotherly Love, Zak Williams & 1/Akord offer a praise song with an agile arrangement noted for full-throated staccato [...]

“Someone Has to Care” – Christian Scharen

2021-12-24T16:43:32-06:00December 24th, 2021|

Someone Has to Care: The Roots and Hip-Hop’s Prophetic Calling. By Christian Scharen. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books. 130 pp. (paperback). Illustrations, Notes, Bibliography. ISBN 978-1-5326-1217-6. $18.00 By Robert M. Marovich As Christian Scharen observes in his new book, Someone Has to Care, the titles of albums by hip-hop group The [...]

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