Journeys in Black: Kirk Franklin (2001)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Race & Ethnicity, Religions & Belief Systems  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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On his 1993 debut album, Kirk Franklin combined contemporary R&B and hip-hop flavors with the sound and message of classic gospel music, creating a sensation which revolutionized the modern gospel scene. Working with three different groups -- Kirk Franklin and the Family, Nu Nation, and God's Property -- Franklin helped to revitalize gospel music while staying true to its original spiritual message, Journeys in Black: Kirk Franklin is a documentary produced for the BET cable network in which Franklin discusses his career, music, and faith.

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Black [race], gospel-music, hip-hop-music, singer, spirituality, superstar