interview

Jonathan Butler is a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter native to South Africa. He chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his new album, “Free.” He talked about his new single, “I Am That I Am,” how he was inspired to write it, and what he wants it to say to listeners. He also talks about […]

Music critics say during his more than 20-year-long career, Kirk Franklin has revolutionized gospel music, blending it with R&B, rap, pop, and hip-hop. He has received 10 Grammy awards and has sold more than 10 million albums. Correspondent Kim Lawton caught up with Franklin in Baltimore during his most recent concert tour, where they talked […]

It’s practically a fact: One taste of Patti LaBelle’s cooking may result in a person shouting: “C’mon Patti!” LaBelle, whose sweet potato pie craze resulted in record sales last year, is set to debut her new show “Patti LaBelle’s Place,” on the Cooking Channel next month. The hour-long cooking series, which initially aired last year […]

Pastor Shirley Caesar broke the internet with a viral video of her singing, “Hold My Mule” that has been remixed into a hilarious Thanksgiving tribute called the U Name It Challenge. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her new place in pop culture and reveals how she really feels about the videos accompanied […]

GETTY IMAGES: Chris Tomlin has been deemed the most-sung artist anywhere and is easily one of the most prolific songwriters in the country. In October, SoundExchange presented Tomlin with its Digital Radio Award for surpassing 1 billion song streams online, an honor never before given to a musician in the Christian music genre. Tomlin just wrote his first […]

First Lady Michelle Obama tells Erica Campbell & GRIFF what she’s not looking forward to leaving behind when her time in the White House comes to a close. She also explains what she is looking forward to in the next phase of her life, and why you shouldn’t expect her fabulous sense of style to […]

Kirk Franklin‘s been catching heat lately for working with artists like Kanye West, but the opposition is nothing new for Franklin. Back in the 90s he worked with Salt-N-Pepa, R. Kelly and Mary J. Blige. Most recently, Chance the Rapper. But does working with these hip-hop and R&B artists really take away from his credibility or […]

  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a revealing interview with inspirational recording artist and radio host Erica Campbell this Monday, October 31st on the nationally syndicated radio show Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell. In the exclusive interview Clinton will spoke directly to Erica Campbell’s influential inspirational audience and the African American community. […]

Hillary Clinton is a lawyer, a philanthropist, an advocate for women’s rights, a former First Lady of the United States, the first American First Lady to be elected to the U.S. senate and the first woman to win a major party’s nomination in the race for the presidential seat. Hillary reveals where her inspiration and […]

Celebrating the release of his last solo album Legacy: Live in New Orleans, Bishop Paul S. Morton called in to talk about the making!

Pastor Rance Allen is one of the pioneers who fused the sound of R&B with spiritual music. He talks about his new album, “The Rance Allen Group Live From San Francisco,” and its first single, “All Day Long.”  He talks about starting out in the 70s, and how he knew, as a gospel artist signed […]

Pastor Marvin Winans says gospel music is the greatest music in the world. He says, when he heard singer Jonathan McReynolds, he thought “gospel gon’ be alright,” and reveals what he thinks of the state of gospel music today. He talks about some of the other young, newer artists that he’s heard that make his […]