Confession of a Preacha Man
God's Son of Soul has Returned! No longer a well kept secret, Kenton Rogers returns after more than a decade of absence since his last contribution to the musical tapestry and landscape of our time. Kenton has redefined himself and his music by reaching beyond the boundaries of gospel and has embraced his musical passions to arrive at a sound that is uniquely his own. If you thought you were acquainted with him, think again. This is a new and more mature Kenton, who's more certain than ever with regard to his convictions and purpose in life, and that fact resonates through his music. With Kenton's emancipated and trans-genre approach, his premiere Urban/R&B single, 'Confession of a Preacha Man', from his forthcoming project 'Reality Check', is thought provoking, brilliantly profound, and already sparking conversations among the churched and the un-churched. 'Confession of a Preacha Man' is destined to be the topic of discussion on many television and radio talk shows around the world. Also included on the single release is 'Ridin High', where Kenton utilizes his ability to effortlessly blend soulful gospel vocals on top of a bouncing Hip Hop track. This track lyrically celebrates his survival through his trials, tribulations, and encounters with naysayers. As a youngster, Kenton commanded the Amateur Night stage of the World Famous Apollo Theater, then hosted by The Late Ralph Cooper. His moving performance of the 'The Greatest Love of All' was awarded first place; and we all know, the Apollo has been dubbed the toughest audience in the world. His gospel performances today, have only increased in intensity as he continues to prove his ability to uplift, and entertain diverse audiences around the world. For the past three years he's been a featured guest on the Jerry Lewis M.D.A. Labor Day Telethon in NewYork, hosted by Tony Orlando and Russ Salzburg, and each year he leaves the hosts, as well as studio and television viewers, inspired and in awe. Kenton Rogers has been afforded the opportunity to perform throughout the United States, Hawaii, Japan, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. With his charismatic personality and uplifting, soulful & distinct voice, Kenton is among a rare breed of performers, and his longevity in the music industry is assured. Kenton Rogers debuted nationally in 1992 on the Melvin Williams project, "Live! In Living Color", where they performed the power packed duet "Time Is Running Out". He then signed with Blackberry Records and in 1993 released his solo project, "Just Look At Me", which yielded the classic and ever popular "God Has Never Failed Me". In 1996 he came back with his next solo project, "Alive & Pressin' On", featuring gospel superstars Albertina Walker, The Williams Brothers, Paul Porter and The Late Willie Neal Johnson, where he belts out the stand out singles "Jesus Will Fix It", "Hold To God's Unchanging Hand", "Help Me Lord", "Hallelujah Anyhow", "I Wanna Go", and "Gotta Keep Pressin".If you've not had the privilege to partake of a Kenton Rogers performance, it is highly recommended you do. The experience will prove to be electrifying, inspirational, and unforgettable; one that leaves his mark on your soul. You'll feel the passion, you'll see a seductive, yet sincere smile and with an in-depth sense of spirituality he will welcome you into his world, and once you're in, you'll enjoy the journey. In addition to the aforementioned, Kenton is the Genenal Overseer and Founder of Christ-Centered International Church of Harlem, New York, while he remains an active member of the Church of Life in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This year he graduated from North Carolina College of Theology, where he earned and was awarded his Bachelor of Biblical Studies.