Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Bebe and CeCe Winans: How Gospel Artists Have Romanticized Gospel Music

Bebe and CeCe Winans: How Gospel Artists Have Romanticized Gospel Music


Bebe and Cece Winans have been a household name for a long time especially for those who have listened to black gospel music in the 80's and 90's.

Actually, to be frank, they have not been just featured as 'gospel singers', but the 'Winans family is greatly known all over the world, and their records have been played on many R&B, Soul and Hip Hop radio stations.

Bebe and Cece Winans have been known as the 'cross over' duo in gospel music and their family has prided on this forever. They were the ones who crossed over and created a "contemporary R&B sound to their music. This has given them a sort of secular image but many still honor them as traditional gospel singing groups.

Well, they are back and even though the talk has been 'here they go again singing the world's music', its seems as though people seem to embrace them because of their "Jackson Family" music status in the gospel and secular arenas.  They have had many hits in the past that have attracted all groups  of people all over the world.
But isn't there just something a little peculiar about a brother and sister 'gospel' singing duo who have always made hit songs that sound seductive, soothing and romantic? Ok, let me demonstrate by using some of the lyrics from a few of their hit songs.

Read entire article at: AT2W

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