J.J. Hairston's Latest Album
The Bridgeport, Connecticut native has been making power moves in the gospel industry for decades. J.J. Hairston is the leader, chief songwriter, and director of the Youthful Praise choir, which has performed on Good Morning America, the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, the Stellar Gospel Music Awards, The Essence Music Festival, and many more. Also, J.J. Hairston is the new CEO and founder of Jamestown Music. Which is a new label where he hopes to continue to develop music “that can be used as a tool for audiences everywhere to develop their personal relationship with God.” J.J. Hairston is an artist with pure talent and is succeeding on his mission to spread the power of God, especially with his latest album release ‘Not Holding Back.’
The ‘Not Holding Back’ album features 12 stellar tracks (You Are Lord Of All, Great Jehovah, God is Mighty, Report of the Lord, You’re Gonna LIVE, I Am Thankful, All the Glory, Never Gave Up, Everything I Need, Miracle Worker, Not Holding Back, You're Everything). The album is 1hr 58mins of raw soul, with “You Are Lord Of All” and “You’re Gonna LIVE” being clear fan favorites. “You Are Lord Of All'' features Phillip Bryant and Pocket of Hope and was Co-Composed by J.J. Hairston and Eric Davis; this single is currently top 20 on Billboard’s National Gospel Airplay chart. “You’re Gonna LIVE” features David Wilford and was produced by J.J. Hairston and Ryland “RC'' Anderson and Composed by Antwan D Johnson; this piece is a real crowd-pleaser with it’s uplifting and passionate notes/tones. The album features tons of star-studded artists, including Tamela Hairston, Capria McClearn, Chris House, Juanita Contee, Travis Greene, Brittney Wright, Leah Leach, Kierra Sheard, Rich Tolbert Jr., Naomi Raine, and Melissa Bethea.
All in all, this is a powerful album full of passion and emotion. If you haven’t listened to it already, be sure to check it out on all musical platforms.