James Fortune

Tuesday February 6, 2024 08:00 PM EST
Cost: $30-$45

From the venue:

James Fortune, born November 29, 1978, in Richmond, Texas, is a prominent figure in contemporary gospel. His albums blend urban gospel, hip-hop, and soul, resembling vibrant show biz revues. Notably, his debut, “You Survived” (2004), propelled him to success, marked by chart-topping gospel singles and two Grammy nominations for “Identity” (2012). Fortune’s prowess lies in his ability to connect gospel and praise with a modern audience, aided by his choir, FIYA (“Free in Yahweh’s Abundance”), infusing hip-hop into their performances. His discography includes hits like “Hold On,” featuring Fred Hammond and Monica, earning Grammy nods. His journey through albums like “The Transformation” (2007), “Encore” (2010), “Dear Future Me,” and “Dream Again” demonstrated his growth. Collaborations with Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kierra Sheard, and others marked his musical evolution. His recent releases, “My Life” (2022) and the 2023 EP “Worth It,” showcase his partnership with Monica, Waka Flocka Flame, and Zacardi Cortez, delivering uplifting messages amid life’s challenges.
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650 North Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 946-3791
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