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, Fred Hammond, Kierra Sheard, Dorinda Clark Cole, Israel Houghton, 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 R. Kelly, Kirk Franklin, Earnest Pugh, Mali Music, and newcomer Jonathan McReynolds:
Behind the Scenes: Earnest Pugh Shows Off Recording Of New Single ‘More Of You’
Earnest Pugh moves More of You to the forefront as the new single from the ‘WIN (Worship In Nassau) Experience CD‘. Set for release on August 27th via his recently formed ‘P-Man’ label imprint, the gospel crooner shares a video clip of the making of the new tune.
See it below:
New Song: Isaac Carree ft. R. Kelly – ‘Clean This House’ (Remix)
R. Kelly already made headlines this week for playing assistant to the well received remix of Kelly Rowland‘s “tell-all” hit ‘Dirty Laundry’, now it appears there’s something else Kelly wants to clean.
Indeed, as Men of Standard‘s Isaac Caree readies the June 25th release of his new album ‘Reset’, the singer/songwriter tapped Kelly to join him for the remix of its lead single ‘Clean This House’. Hear it above.
New Video: Mali Music -‘Ready Aim’
Slick 2 3 was tapped to direct the latest visual offering of gospel hip hop hitmaker Mali Music.
Titled ‘Ready Aim’, the tune readies the rapper’s return to charts by acting as the lead single from his forthcoming album ‘Mali Is’. The EP follows Mali’s critically and commercially acclaimed 2009 set ‘Second Coming’. See it above:
New Video: Jonathan McReynolds – ‘Lovin Me’
Talented newcomer Jonathan McReynolds lifts the accompanying visual for his latest single ‘Lovin Me’. The guitar wielding crooner – who has earned critical acclaim for his tunes ‘I Love You’ and “No Gray” – unveils the tune as the lead number from his forthcoming debut LP “Life Music“.
See it above.
Kirk Franklin Talks New ‘Sirius XM’ Deal, Performs ‘Smile’
As announced here, Sirius XM Radio’s premium praise channel was recently christened the “Kirk Franklin’s Praise” channel. To commemorate the occasion, the Grammy winner took to the satellite radio provide to share his vision for the new channel as well as share a live rendition of his hit ‘Smile’. See it above.