Gospo Centric gears up for Franklin

Collins, Lisa
September 1998
Billboard;09/12/98, Vol. 110 Issue 37, p17
Trade Publication
Focuses on the forthcoming release of the album `The Nu Nation Project,' by Kirk Franklin. How the singer is primed to be the first gospel/Christian artist in history with an album shipping platinum; Opening order from Word Distribution; Solid response from growing number of mainstream retailers and Christian bookstore accounts; Sales of his prior four releases; Aggressive global marketing strategy of Gospo Centric, Interscope, Word Distribution and mainstream distributor Universal; How a portion of sales will go to burned churches.


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