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That Demetria McKinney commandeered a pulpit in “Kirk Franklin’s A Gospel Christmas” on the Lifetime channel enabled the multi-hyphenate entertainer to revel in the roots that defined her childhood: the church, holiday season gatherings and, of course, her music. The TV star, singer, songwriter and theater performer trades in her customary flowing tresses and provocative…

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Writer and film director Erica Sutherlin made her directorial debut in Lifetime’s holiday film, Kirk Franklin’s “A Gospel Christmas.” The film stars Kirk Franklin, Demetria McKinney and Chaz Lamar Shepherd and will premiere Saturday, December 4, 8p/7c on Lifetime. The film is a love story about a young assistant pastor Olivia (McKinney), who joins a new church…

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Gospel creatives Kirk Franklin, DeVon Franklin and Holly Carter’s new music-driven drama “Kingdom Business” has been green-lighted to air on BET+, according to Variety. Written by John Sakmar and Kerry Lenhart, “Kingdom Business” is centered around the reigning Queen of Gospel Denita Jordan, and her ex-producer-songwriter-lover, Caesar, who created her sound and launched her career.…

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The mother of Kirk Franklin’s son resolutely defended the renowned gospel singer against the omnipresent “cancel culture” as well as their son’s charges of childhood abandonment. Shawn Ewing told “Heart Beat” podcast host Ericka Fusilier English that she and Kirk Franklin had their son Kerrion Franklin when they were teenagers, which not surprisingly spawned other…

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Kerrion Franklin, the son of gospel star Kirk Franklin, released an explosive phone conversation that he allegedly had with his famous father on Saturday, March 13, 2021, in which the patriarch pummels his son with a string of profanities and threats. Kerrion Franklin, 33, explained that he has had no relationship with his “Melodies from…

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Gospel singer Kirk Franklin is entering the podcast game and has partnered with Sony Music Entertainment to debut “Good Words With Kirk Franklin” on Feb. 9. According to Deadline, the show will feature “intimate conversations exploring faith, redemption, and the realities of today’s world” with celebrity guests including; H.E.R, Glennon Doyle, Kelly Rowland and Pharrell…

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In this information superhighway era, perhaps only rapper Bow Wow gets flogged more times than singer Tyrese for posting weird, questionable or downright laughable content on social media. Tyrese Darnell Gibson, 42, was pummeled publicly when he left a curious comment beneath the beautiful anniversary tribute that gospel singer Kirk Franklin wrote to his wife…

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Due to advances in technology, porn is now more accessible than it has been at any point in history. As a result, more people are able to consume adult videos at unhealthy levels which could lead to an addiction. According to a study done by the Journal of Clinical Medicine in January  2019,  pornography use…

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