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Kirk Franklin Fighting for God’s Mission

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Kirk Franklin was born in 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas. He is a worship leader African-American singer who combines R&B, hip hop, and gospel in the 1990s. He distributed his first gospel record, Kirk Franklin & Family, in 1993, and is recognized as the guide of modern gospel choirs for example God's Property, Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation, and Kirk Franklin & the Family. A resident of Fort Worth, Texas, he grows up with his aunt, Gertrude Franklin. He raises an aptitude for music premature, in performance the piano at age 4 and began as music leader of his church at age 11. After getting thrown out of school in his adolescent years and a girlfriend became with child, he come back to the church after a friend was killed. After guiding the DFW Mass Choir at the 1990 Gospel Music Workshop of America Convention, he prearranged "The Family", a 17-voice choir, in 1992 and started his singer career. He has incorporated hip hop manners with gospel subjects in records for example God's Property and The Nu Nation Project that accomplished hit on the Billboard Pop Album, Gospel and R&B charts.

Kirk has worked in partnership with the principal names in Christian music, as well as Willie Neal Johnson, Donnie McClurkin, Jaci Velázquez, Crystal Lewis, Tonex, Richard Smallwood, and Pastor Shirley Caesar. He also shows an enthusiasm to team up with artists in the secular area, including Crystal Lewis, R Kelly in the hit single, "Lean on Me", Bono, and Mary J. Blige.

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