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Christon Gray signs with Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul Recordings

Christon Gray

Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA, a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records, is proud to announce the signing of celebrated writer, singer, rapper, and producer Christon Gray. The Columbus, Ohio-based artist moves between both singing and rapping while also playing keys and writing most of his own music.

As a member of WLAK (We Live As Kings), Christon topped the Billboard Gospel charts with their self-titled debut in 2013. “King In Me,” a single from that album, was used as the theme song for American Idol’s Superbowl commercials in 2014. His last solo album, School Of Roses, debuted in the top 5 on Billboard’s R&B albums chart upon its release in March 2014.

Christon Gray will release new album

One of the most celebrated names in Christian Hip Hop and R&B, Christon Gray is a Columbus, OH-based writer, singer, rapper, and producer.  In addition to performing on BET’s Music Matters Showcase, and on the mainstage atAlive Fest, he has been featured in Jet, Essence, and Billboard.

“Christon is one of the most exciting, young voices in urban music today,” says Kirk Franklin. “We are thrilled to be able to partner with him to cultivate his influence in the flourishing Christian Hip Hop market and to expand his platform into the mainstream.”

Christon’s debut Fo Yo Soul Recordings album, which is slated for release this Fall.

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. The site was founded in 2013 to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. The site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. An ordained minister of the Gospel, Sarah has done missions work in Kenya, India, Haiti, Nicaragua and other nations, as well as locally and throughout the United States.

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