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Author Archives: Khalif M. Townes

Khalif M. Townes is the Founder/President/CEO of the That's True Media, LLC (formally Urban Roundup Group, LLC.) He is also the creator of uGospel.com. Townes formed uGospel.com to provide an outlet where up to the minute information on the Faith Based Community and Gospel Music Industry can be accessed with the click of a button.

RCA Inspiration, GRAMMY winner Ron Hill, announced as VP of Artist Development!

RCA Inspiration has appointed GRAMMY® Award-winning music and entertainment veteran Ron Hill as Vice President of Artist Development, reporting to Senior Vice President and General Manager Phil Thornton. Hill will oversee all A&R/Creative matters and the newly-launched Brand Partnership division for RCA Inspiration, Essential Sound, and Verity, ...

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ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart for 3rd Consecutive Week

Key of Music, Tyscot Records, and Fairtrade gospel sensation, ANTHONY BROWN & group therAPy maintains the number one position on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart for three consecutive weeks with viral single Blessings on Blessings. Blessings on Blessings is nominated for ...

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CHRYSTAL RUCKER Re-Teams With Hit-Making Producer, Asaph A. Ward, For an Inspiring, New Song of Hope – “Take Your Burdens”

Kansas City-born gospel soprano, Chrystal Rucker has dropped an inspiring new song of hope entitled, “Take Your Burdens,” thatwritten and produced by gospel hitmaker, Asaph A. Ward (Donnie McClurkin, Kim Burrell, Smokie Norful). Chrystal Rucker is no stranger to gospel music enthusiasts. Over ...

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Powerhouse Singer Evvie McKinney Signs With Motown Gospel and Capital CMG

Motown Gospel and Capitol CMG have announced the signing of powerhouse vocalist Evvie McKinney to an exclusive recording agreement. The emerging performer and songwriter has also entered into an exclusive publishing agreement with Capitol CMG Publishing. Evvie McKinney rose to prominence as ...

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Phil Thornton honored on Billboard’s 40 Under 40!

Phil Thornton, Senior Vice President and General Manager of RCA Inspiration, has been named one of Billboard’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2019 (https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/8530921/40-under-40-billboard-full-list-music-industry-power-players). The prestigious list, which is included in Billboard magazine’s issue dated September 28th, is comprised of top music executives under the age ...

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Joseff McKenneth, Voice Your Inspiration contest winner-new song “Trust” out now!

RCA Inspiration releases a new song from Voice Your Inspiration contest winner Joseff McKenneth – “Trust” (Divine Mix) and “Trust” (Heavenly Mix) – available now on digital music providers. Joseff McKenneth was first declared the winner of the Voice Your Inspiration contest last year, which ...

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Verizon Fios Launches THE IMPACT NETWORK

The Impact Network, the only African American owned and operated Christian television network in the United States, is now available on Verizon Fios, channel 787 in High Definition (HD) and channel 287 in Standard Definition (SD).  The network features programming ...

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Kerry Douglas Launches A New Touring Play with Keke Wyatt, Angie Stone and More!

“She Married the Ring and Forgot the Man” is a live stage play, a concert and an interactive talk show rolled-up into one exciting rollercoaster of emotions presentation. Five influential men with five distinctive personalities and viewpoints discuss and debate their personal truths about sex, ...

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Jonathan Butler Named First Global Celebrity Entertainment Ambassador For Top Arts Education Nonprofit, Lalela

Two-time Grammy® Nominee and International Recording Artist Jonathan Butler has been appointed the first Global Celebrity Entertainment Ambassador for international arts education nonprofit, Lalela. In his new role, Jonathan’s work will help raise awareness, funds and additional support for the organization. “I believe in the vision and ...

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G.I. Releases “So Good Live” and Prepares for First Live Album in their 20 Year Career

Stellar and Dove Award Nominated artist G.I.is back! And for the first time ever, they are emerging with a live album. On December 15th, 2018, the group celebrated their 20 year anniversary with a live recording/concert. The special event was held at Speaking ...

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