Kirk Franklin

Carbon, Hyacinth B.
December 2007
Black Enterprise;Dec2007, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p127
The article profiles African American gospel singer Kirk Franklin. Besides being a singer, Franklin is also the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Fo Yo Soul Entertainment Inc. where he operates a record label, a production company, an advertising firm through a joint venture with Dallas, Texas-based Loomis Agency, and a youth outreach initiative. Franklin was the first gospel artist to go platinum and a force in bringing faith-based music to the mainstream, especially to the hip-hop generation.


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