It’s no April Fool’s joke but Zacardi Cortez releases a new CD “Reloaded Deluxe Edition” ” (World Wide Music, Inc.) on April 1st. The thirteen-track CD features Cortez’ latest radio smash “1 on 1” that recently spent five weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Airplay chart. His new radio single, “Living For You” is beginning to make its climb up the charts now.
The album is full of several musical treats including the soulful, uplifting track “I’m Yours” that boasts a futuristic musical backdrop while the urgent “More of You” is a plea for more intimate time with God.
The set is rounded out with engaging collaborations with Lalah Hathaway, Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Isaac Caree, Fred Hammond, Earnest Pugh and other notables.
Speaking of Hathaway, she and Cortez will share the stage together this Sunday, April 6, 2014 @ 8 p.m. EST on BET’s primetime TV Special “Celebration of Gospel.” “Seeing Lalah and Zacardi on stage together was a highlight for me,” said one fan who witnessed the performance at Los Angeles’ Oprheum Theater that evening. “The whole show was great but they were my favorite.”