His songs struck a chord with millions and Lean on Me has become an anthem for the coronavirus pandemic.
Jesus is King has polarised discussion. But this genuinely contemporary album will challenge the traditional concept of African American gospel while influencing its shape for years to come.
Some covers are recorded as a nod to the legacy of the original, only to end up becoming the definitive version of the song.
Groundbreaking musician who inspired Elvis and The Beatles.
As the African-American Music
Appreciation Month comes to a close, a scholar discusses the role of early preachers in shaping gospel music.