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Rev. Maceo Woods: How An Unsung Artist’s Music Lives On

I heard the news that an unsung music artist, a man of faith and Chicago trailblazer Rev. Maceo Woods passed this weekend. He was born Maceo Len Woods on April 23, 1932 in Mississippi before relocating to the Morgan Park area ...
Gospel

Continuing The Legacy: Should BET Find A New Host For ...

BET confirmed last week during their upfront presentation for advertisers and media guests the speculation that the 35th season of their long-running “Bobby Jones Gospel” will be its final season. The farewell season ends Dr. Bobby Jones’ reign as the ...
Gospel

End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An ...

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before ...
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Kyla Jade: Stepping Into Her Own Spotlight

Sunday after Sunday, Nashville-based vocalist Kyla Jade has been a star attraction on BET’s “Bobby Jones Gospel” as part of Dr. Bobby Jones’ Nashville Super Choir. Now, Jade is branching out with her first solo endeavor, led by a remake ...
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Inez Andrews: Gospel Pioneer Dead at 83

Veteran gospel singer Inez Andrews has died at age 83. Andrews was a member of the pioneering gospel group The Caravans, where she sang alongside the late Albertina Walker, Dorothy Norwood, Shirley Caesar, Cassietta George, Delores Washington, Josephine Howard, the ...