Style: Contemporary gospel; compare to Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, Israel Houghton

Top tracks: "Somebody Told Me About Jesus," "Good Time," "Let the Church Say Amen"

With eight Grammies, an Oscar nomination, a discography of best-sellers, contributions to major films, and his own Hollywood Walk of Fame star, Andraé Crouch is famous for his impactful songwriting—the driving force behind Journey. Initiating a gospel block party, the living legend enlists super studio players and some of the world's most respected soul singers (Chaka Khan, Kim Burrell, Marvin Winans) to concoct a tracklist of R&B, retro-soul, and classic contemporary gospel, a genre he helped found. Though some may desire a more vocal Crouch presence throughout, relying on the talents of his cohorts to interpret his infectious song structures proves his masterful musicianship.

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The Journey
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Release Date
September 27, 2011
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Riverphlo
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