Gospel Music is steeped in tradition, telling the story of the men and women who traveled the country from town to town raising money from their talents. As the popularity of the music spread, recordings were made of their compositions and traditional renditions of the music they knew. It created a historic contribution to the African community, not only by creating a distinct sound to the music enjoyed in the community, but also for the plight of the people and the stories they tell through music. The recordings are a proud testament to the culture and are preserved and shared through our black gospel music online.
Here you can listen to the four distinct genres of gospel music that exist. If you’d like to read about them, here they are.