Posts Tagged ‘Christon Gray’

The Glory Album Hits Billboard R & B Chart

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

ChristonGray_2Fo Yo Soul Recordings celebrated the news that The Glory Album, the new release from Christon Gray made its debut at #5 on the Billboard R & B Chart.   “We can’t tell you how excited we are that people are connecting to this incredible artist we have in Christon Gray,” said Kirk Franklin.  “The Glory Album” is music for the mind body and soul.”

The Ohio based writer/singer and producer continues to amaze and wow audiences with stellar performances this month including opening for the BET Honors awards show and being named among ESPN’s Music Artists of The Month.

Christon Gray Talks To GOSPELflava

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

CG_GLORY_FINAL_300Columbus, Ohio based writer, singer, rapper, and producer Christon Gray shared a moment with GOSPELflava to talk about the release of his second solo project The Glory Album, the success of WLAK and joining the Fo Yo Soul family.  Here’s what he had to say:

GOSPELflava: Hey Christon, it seems that this new album is causing a bit of a buzz.  How would you define this project?

Christon Gray: Well, I’m not ashamed to say I think the album is good. It’s an album that doesnt just fit in one category.  The record dropped on Friday,March 11th and since then,  I’m hearing all sorts of positive feedback, people are overwhelming me with how much they love the album, it was sitting at the top of the R & B/Soul charts on iTunes for the first 3 days of its release and  number 10 overall as well as charting on the Christian and Gospel charts , so its been encouraging to see that. The concept of the album is Chris continuing his story from School of Roses and also just trying to find my place in God’s glory and the glory He has to reveal in me, so that journey from glory to glory is what you hear in the album. (more…)

Christon Gray Set To Release The Glory Album

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

CG_GLORY_FINAL_300Mark your calendars for March 11th as Christon Gray releases his second solo project, The Glory Album on Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul label.  The multi talented rapper, singer, songwriter and producer topped the Billboard Gospel chart as a member of WLAK (We Live As Kings) with their self titled debut in 2013 followed by School of Roses,  his premiere solo album charting in the top 5 on Billboard’s R & B chart in 2014.

“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 Gray Signs With Fo Yo Soul

Friday, June 26th, 2015

ChristonGrayFo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA announced the signing of WLAK group member and writer, singer, rapper, and producer Christon Gray. In 2014, Gray’s  solo album, School Of Roses, debuted in the top 5 on Billboard’s R&B albums chart.

“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.”