Today, Beats 1 began airing it’s interview with14-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer Kirk Franklin on Apple Music. This marks the first time that host, Ebro Darden, has sat down with a gospel artist for the popular digital program. During the interview, Franklin discusses his new album LONG LIVELOVE, which is releasing on May 31st, his work with Kanye West and West’s “Sunday Service,” and much more. Additionally, Franklin plays music from LONG LIVE LOVE and premieres a new track, “Strong God,” during the interview.
LONG LIVE LOVE, Franklin’s thirteenth studio album, features the #1 single, “Love Theory,” and is currently available for pre-order on all digital platforms and pre-add on Apple Music. Also, Franklin just unveiled the video for his new single “OK,” will host and headline the 2nd Annual Exodus Music & Arts Festival on May 26th in Irving, TX and be back as host for the ninth season of BET’s singing competition series, Sunday Best, beginning on June 30th. This summer, Franklin will launch his 26-city LONG LIVE LOVETour, that’s kicking off in Austin, TX on July 11th.