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Chance the Rapper
Kirk Franklin is joined by Chicago rapper, activist, and all-around family man, Chance the Rapper, to talk about his faith, his upbringing, and his growth from a troubled high school student on his first mixtape to a loving husband on his latest album. Chance also goes into the issues ailing the Windy City and gives a firsthand account of what it was like out on the streets during the George Floyd protests. If you want to support any of the Chicago organizations Chance mentioned in this episode of Good Words, You can visit Assata's Daughters' official website at https://www.assatasdaughters.org/ As well as GoodKids MadCity's official website at https://www.gkmcenglewood.com/ You can also find out more about Chance's own non-profit organization, SocialWorks, by visiting https://www.socialworkschi.org/
|Feb 23, 2021|
Kirk Franklin is joined by musical legend-in-the-making H.E.R. for a conversation about the vulnerability of putting honest art out into the world, staying true to yourself while having gratitude, and why she originally hid her identity. Kirk gets H.E.R. to talk musical influences, growing up with parents who supported her creative expression, and developing as an artist, all the way to the night she won two Grammys. Find out how H.E.R would grade the current state of music, what it’s like writing music during these turbulent times, and if she feels a responsibility to create music that uplifts. Kirk also presents H.E.R. with a little surprise… All on this episode of Good Words.
|Feb 16, 2021|
Kirk Franklin is joined by producer, artist, fashion mogul, and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams for a conversation about having the courage to experiment, using thankfulness as fuel, the spiritual energy of the Pentecostal church, and why he didn't go the gospel route. The two also talk about the gift of discernment, being different, embracing your truth, and how Pharrell maintains his youthful glow. Humanrace Skincare, Pharrell's collection of all-gender skincare products, is available at humanrace.com This episode of Good Words with Kirk Franklin is sponsored by Skillshare (www.skillshare.com/KIRK). Click here or visit https://bit.ly/3tcf1Sm to round up your change to support Food for the Hungry.
|Feb 09, 2021|
Introducing Good Words with Kirk Franklin
Good Words with Kirk Franklin welcomes people from every cross section of life seeking inspiration and empowerment. Through candid conversations exploring faith, comebacks, and the realities of today’s world, Kirk invites us to see ourselves in the shared moments between himself and his guests, including celebrities, performers, and cultural leaders like Pharrell Williams, Kelly Rowland, Chance the Rapper, Glennon Doyle, H.E.R. and more. New episodes drop every Tuesday.
|Jan 21, 2021|