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Kerrion Franklin’s Mother Comes to Kirk Franklin’s Defense: ‘You Were Not Abandoned’

Photo: Bennett Raglin (Getty Images) Oh, boy. The ongoing feud between gospel superstar Kirk Franklin and his son, Kerrion, has had both saints and aints embroiled in heated discussions centered around what constitutes bad parenting and the need to keep private matters out of the spotlight. Advertisement This past weekend, Kerrion shared a disturbing video […]

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Why Some Reactions to Kirk Franklin’s Leaked Phone Call With His Son Are More Concerning Than These Grown-Folks’ Business

Photo: Shutterstock Let me start by saying that I am not privy to the details or history of the relationship between gospel music heavyweight Kirk Franklin and his 32-year-old son, Kerrion Franklin. Advertisement Though Kerrion posted audio on Instagram over the weekend of his father yelling, “I will break your fucking neck,” and calling him […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Soul Train Awards 2020: Y’all Thought the Hip Hop Awards Was the Only Show With a Cypher?!

Chanté Moore, PJ Morton, Stokley Williams and Shanice perform during the 2020 Soul Train Awards presented by BET. Photo: Leon Bennett/STA 2020/Getty Images for BET (Getty Images) Black Hollywood has awakened from its Thanksgiving weekend ‘itis-induced nap and prepared itself for yet another awards show! This time, it’s the Soul Train Awards, presented by BET. […]

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Gospel Community Mourns the Loss of Legendary Singer Rance Allen: ‘He Will Surely Enrich the Heavenly Choir’

Photo: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) This one hurts. On Saturday morning came the news that Bishop Rance Allen, the legendary gospel singer and minister who gave us “Something About the Name of James” and could sing circles around every single last one of your favorites, had transitioned. He was 71. Advertisement On The Rance Allen […]

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