|Live Album Features Collaborations with Celebrated VocalistsIsaac Carree, Zacardi Cortez, Minon Sarten, Jalisa Faye,Todd Galberth, Lisa Knowles Smith & More|
GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer James Fortune offers a live version of his chart-topping album Dream Again – with the release of Dream Again: Live From Rock City, available now. The new Birmingham, AL resident, blends unique styles of music and fan favorites into one 16-track LP featuring collaborations with Isaac Carree, Zacardi Cortez, Jalisa Faye, Minon Sarten, Todd Galberth, Lisa Knowles and more.
The original recording of Fortune’s single, “I Am” peaked at #1 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart for several weeks. Dream Again: Live from Rock City is a collection of special announcements, personalized for all who listen. The opening track will undoubtedly pull listeners up or push them forward to a place of purpose and possibility. There is a comforting and refreshing thread of hope and faith that echoes throughout this body of work which celebrates new songs and fan favorites like “I Need Your Glory” and “I Believe.” A remixed version with go-go vibes of “Favor of God” features Zacardi Cortez; the live album is lead at radio with “Nobody Like Jesus” featuring Lisa Knowles Smith.
Fortune shares, “Our dreams are our deepest desires. They motivate us, inspire us, stretch us and help us achieve any goal that we want to achieve. We have to learn to believe and position ourselves according to prayer and God’s promise.”
James Fortune understands that if you’re going to preach redemption in the 21st century, you’re going to have to make a production of it, and his albums are a bit like urban gospel hip-hop soul revues, all done up in showbiz style on Broadway, complete with Fortune’s spoken, sung, and shouted encouragement. Fortune’s strength is in understanding how to put gospel and praise songs over to a young 21st century audience, and with his featured choir, FIYA (which stands for Free in Yahweh’s Abundance), he freely incorporates hip-hop arrangements and urban beats into his recordings. His recordings include: The Transformation (2007) – which featured the single “I Trust You”, charted at #1 on Gospel radio for 25 weeks and #30 on Urban AC charts.
Fortune is ready to share his story of redemption and triumph with the world and how he is finally, “dreaming again.” Dream Again: Live From Rock City is available at all major digital retail outlets now. Follow James Fortune on social media using the handle @MrJamesFortune.
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