Confessions of a Church Girl: Is It A Matter of the Heart or The Hemline?

My latest feature on Madame Noire I was born and raised in the grand ole Church of God in Christ, where they preach “holiness is right.” In my particular place of worship, “Thou shalt not wear red lipstick” should be the 11th commandment. On top of that, women are expected to wear hot pantyhose all … Continue reading

Lecrae Releases ‘Lord Have Mercy’ Music Video Feat. Tedashii & No Malice


Christian Hip Hop Artist KB Talks Weight & Glory

I remember the day I first learned that Christian Rap existed. I was still fairly young and went with my church to some youth ministry workshop. I remember the day I found out that there was Christian Rap actually worth listening to. I was riding in the car with a friend when I heard my … Continue reading

43rd GMA Dove Awards Performers Announced

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) today announced the first talent line-up of leading music artists that will appear and perform at the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards: Lecrae, Natalie Grant, Donnie McClurkin, Jason Crabb, Jamie-Grace, Kim Burrell, Kari Jobe, Danny Gokey, Ruben Studdard, Mandisa, Jason Castro and The Isaacs will electrify the audience with live … Continue reading

Sherri Shepherd to Host 43rd Annual Gospel Music Assoc. Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) today announced the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees at a press conference held at The Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta, GA, which was streamed live at HearItFirst. Nominees were announced by GRAMMY nominated R&B artist Montell Jordan, known for his iconic hit “This is How We Do It,” BET … Continue reading