Kirk Franklin

The Franklin family's complicated history was put on full display on more than one occasion by the star's seemingly troubled son.

He also spoke out about police brutality.

A random street preacher tried to come for Kirk Franklin.

Roland Martin talked with some of the best up and coming, as well as established Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop and Gospel artists in the music industry.

Jazz saxophonist Najee recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about his career in music and his new album, Me, You and Forever. Melody Charles of SoulTracks.com highly recommends Najee’s new offering, saying: From spine-tingling slow jams (“Butterfly Girl,” the waltz and wedding-ready titile track) to the giddy, improvisational tracks “Spectrum” and “Jannah” (the latter is […]

This Friday, Tamela Mann will perform her smash hit “Take Me To The King” during TV One’s presentation of “The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House.” She and hubby David Mann sat down with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin to discuss the upcoming “In Performance” special and shared a few hilarious stories about being […]

After going on a 22-month hiatus following backlash from her racist remarks, Paula Deen will be returning to television. The Georgia-bred chef will debut her own cooking show on Evine Live. The show, called “Paula Deen’s Kitchen,” will kick off with a three-hour premiere and will feature live segments every few weeks. Mark Bozek, CEO […]

A constellation of stars from the holy and secular world came out to pay homage to the supremely talented gospel giant Andraé  Crouch, who was laid to rest at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ on Wednesday. Crouch was a singer, songwriter, conductor, arranger, and choir director who earned the title “father of modern gospel […]

Podcast: Download In this special edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast we hear from KEM, Ledisi, Marlon Wayans, Kirk Franklin, Avery Sunshine, Eric Bennett, Johnny Gill, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, Smokey Norful, Jeffery Osborne, Fantasia, Chante Moore and many more of your favorite entertainers in our Thanksgiving Day Entertainment Special. All that and more […]

Gospel artists Tye Tribbett and Tasha Page-Lockhart joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the evolving gospel music landscape and the Kirk Franklin Presents Tour. Listen to their full conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.