Kirk Franklin’s latest chart-topping hit, “123 Victory Remix” (featuring Pharrell Williams), is the latest addition to HeyMikeyATL and is now available at all digital providers. Franklin teamed up with singer-songwriter, rapper and producer Pharrell Williams to create the fresh new version, featuring the smooth sounds of Williams on the hip-hop infused track.
The recently-released collaboration between the two multiple GRAMMY®-winning superstars marks another #1 record in Franklin’s prolific career. After debuting exclusively on Apple Music, “123 Victory Remix” is Franklin’s fifth chart-topping single on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart, breaking the record for most #1 Hot Gospel Songs in the history of that chart. “123 Victory Remix” also debuted at #1 on the Gospel Digital Sales chart.
“When will we see we are one? We’re all descendants from the son, Waiting for the master to come, ” Pharrell sings.
The remix comes from the original single off of Franklin’s latest album, Losing My Religion which features guest appearances from Tasha Page-Lockhart, Zacardi Cortez, Kim Burrell, Lalah Hathaway, Sarah Reeves, Tasha Cobbs, and Tamela Mann.
Known to be non traditional when it comes to his gospel sound, Kirk Franklin also collaborated with the hip hop’s favorites like Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, and The-Dream.
Losing My Religion is the twelfth studio album from Kirk Franklin which debut at number 10 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 35,000 copies last November. Franklin’s latest project just like his single has tecieved bothing but praise. Matt Conner, indicating in a four star review by CCM Magazine, describes, “Losing My Religion is every bit the spirited, charismatic and powerful album you’d expect (and hope for) from the seven-time GRAMMY winner.”Thom Jurek of Allmusic gave the album four out of five stars, praising the album for its message and concept saying “It’s a rhyming, socio-political-spiritual manifesto, an admonition to evangelists that religion masks God’s love and mercy; it’s a barrier rather than a bridge.”
We here at HeyMikeyATL love the album and the latest remix but encourage all of our readers to form their own opinions and share your thoughts with us.
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Written By: Kyree Shockley