Ever keen to broaden our musical scope, recent months have seen That Grape Juice venture into a number of new musical landscapes including, most recently, gospel.
Spearheaded by well-received interviews with gospel singers Yolanda Adams, Hezekiah Walker, Twinkie Clark, Fred Hammond, Kierra Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Micah Stampley, Joshua Rogers, and more, TGJ is now offering readers ‘The Overflow’ – a collection of the top gospel-themed news stories from the week.
Tuck in below for the latest news on Mali Music, Mary Mary, Erica Campbell, Smokie Norful, Anita Wilson, Karen Clark Sheard, JPA & Ascension and more:
New Music: Anita Wilson – ‘That’s What He’s Done For Me’
Grammy nominated songstress Anita Wilson unveiled news of her sophomore album ‘Vintage Worship’ this week by sharing its official lead single ‘That’s What He’s Done For Me’.
The groove-tinged gospel number picks up where its predecessor ‘Jesus Will’ (from her debut album ‘Worship Soul’) left off by helping solidify Wilson as a leader of a new movement – gospel soul.
Get into it below:
New Video: Mali Music – ‘Beautiful’ / Performs Tune On ‘American Idol’
Hit gospel rapper Mali Music is making the transition to mainstream with his new single ‘Beautiful’. Already winning new fans along the way, Mali made major moves this week when he performed the tune on ‘American Idol’.
See both the video and the live performance here.
Hot Shot: Smokie Norful Unveils Artwork To New Single ‘No Greater Love’
After wowing fans with the uptempo number ‘Say So’ last year, Gospel force Smokie Norful went silent. An act that only mounting the building anticipation for his sixth album, now the crooner is finally unveiling news of a new release titled ‘No Greater Love’.
Sharing its artwork this week, the tune is set to drop on digital outlets March 18th. Check back next week for your first full listen!
Watch: Mary Mary Drop By ‘Arsenio’, Erica Campbell Performs New Single
Erica Campbell performed her new single ‘Help’.
New Music: Karen Clark Sheard – ‘Sunday A.M.’
Karen Clark Sheard already has fans buzzing for her forthcoming new CD ‘Live In Chicago’. Now, we’re sure after one listen of its lead single you will see why.
Reteaming with longtime friend/producer Donald Lawrence, the tune ‘Sunday A.M.’ finally made its way online. Hear it below:
Watch: Jacky Clark Readies New Single
Looks like sister Karen Clark Sheard isn’t the only one making noise from the Clark dynasty. Eldest sister Jacky Clark stunned fans this week as she unveiled a sneak peek at new material from her forthcoming project.
Her first in nearly a decade (after 2005’s ‘Expectancy’), the first single is set to make its way to iTunes on March 25th. Get into the trailer for ‘My Season’ above.
New Music: JPA & Ascension – ‘It’s Over Now’
Gospel Throwback Jam of the Day: Kim Burrell – ‘Prayer Changes Things’