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 Deitrick Haddon, Donnie McClurkin, Earnest Pugh, Erica Campbell, James Fortune, Angel of Trin-i-tee 5:7, and more:
Behind the Scenes: James Fortune Readies New Live CD ‘Live Through It’
James Fortune & FIYA set to release new album ‘Live Through It’ on February 25th. Led by its chart-topping title track, get into the behind the scenes making of Fortune’s first live album above.
Featuring appearances from Tasha Cobbs, Zacardi Cortez, Israel Houghton, Isaac Carree, Alexis Spight, and many more, ‘Live’ follows Fortune’s #1 album ‘Identity’.
Hot Shot: Donnie McClurkin Unmasks ‘Duets’ Album Cover & Tracklisting
We’re less than a month away from the March 4th debut of Donnie McClurkin’s newest ‘Duets’ project.
Featuring the likes of Dorinda Clark Cole, Anita Baker, Tye Tribbett, Erica Campbell, and many more, the album comes five years after his last project topped the gospel charts. See the album cover above and tracklisting below:
01. We Are Victorious (with Tye Tribbett)
02. Write My Name (with Dorinda Clark Cole)
03. I’ll Be Ok (with Anita Baker)
04. My Past (with Tramaine Hawkins)
05. I Am Amazed (with Erica Campbell & Preashea Hilliard)
06. Encouraged (with Justin Savage)
07. Come As You Are (with Israel Houghton & Marvin Sapp)
08. Let It Go (with Dorinda Clark Cole)
New Song: Angel (of Trin-i-tee 5:7) – ‘Still God’
As former Trin-i-tee 5:7 bandmate Chanel continues to stir up fresh buzz for her solo project, Angel Taylor follows suit with ‘Still God’ – her new solo single. Making its debut online this week, hear it below:
Hot Shot: Erica Campbell Shares ‘Help’ Album Cover & Tracklisting
Erica Campbell‘s forthcoming debut LP ‘HELP‘ will hit shelves on March 25th.
Led by gospel smash hits ‘A Little More Jesus’ and ‘Help’ (the title track), the album arises as the inaugural solo offering of eldest Mary of Grammy winning gospel duo Mary Mary.
Teasing fans with a list of the tunes set to line the album, Campbell’s album/tracklisting announcement precedes the video release for ‘Help’ (due on VH1 Soul in the coming days).
01 .The Question
02. You Are
03. A Little More Jesus
05. I’m A Fan
06. The Atkins House
08. Looking Like
10. More Than A Lover
11. Nobody Else
12. All I Need Is You
New Video: Deitrick Haddon & LXW (League of Xtraordinary Worshippers) – ‘Great God’
Deitrick Haddon showed off his new choir, League of Xtraordinary Worshippers (LXW), aboard a showcase featured on the hit OXYGEN reality series ‘Preachers of LA’. Now, the collection of powerhouse singers ready their official takeover through the unveiling of the visual for their new single “Great God“!
Serving as the title track of their debut album due in stores April 22, click play below to get your first extraordinary dose of LXW:
BET’s “Sunday Best’ Shares 2014 Audition Dates & Locations
Looking to share your gift and make your mark as tomorrow’s brightest gospel star? Well, you’re in luck!
As BET’s ‘Sunday Best’ gears up for its 7th season, the reality talent competition unveils its list of audition location and dates. Covering the cities of Houston, Atlanta, Memphis and Washington, DC, see where you can sign up to audition via the banner above.
Earnest Pugh Readies Release of New Valentine’s Day Single
“I Need Your Glory” crooner Earnest Pugh needs fans to keep an eye out for his new Valentine’s Day inspired single ‘You Are So Beautiful’. Due on iTunes February 11, Pugh is planning to hit the road during Valentine’s Week to perform the song at churches with Married & Engaged Couple’s events.
To learn more about Earnest Pugh and to inquire about the tour, logon to www.earnestpugh.com.