STYLE: R&B RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1736-2163 LABEL: Trans Urban Japanese import FORMAT: CD Mini-album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
If I told you this gifted purveyor of contemporary gospel was born in Newark, New Jersey and once had spells in mainstream (he was the youngest ever member of one of the touring versions of the Platters) you might be mildly interested. But if I went on to explain this singer now lives in Tokyo, Japan and is a minister there "committed to seeing lives set free by the Word of God" you'll realise this guy is not another Kirk Franklin wannabe from America's black church legions but a serious minister of the Gospel working in one of the toughest mission fields on earth, and with great vocal chops to boot. My favourite on first play was the title track, a compelling soul ballad duet with soul sista Argie Phine but whether it's slow and soulful or mean and funky, this is top quality R&B gospel from a man which a message to tell the world.
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