Marvin Sapp Teams With R. Kelly for Song on Gospel Singer’s Upcoming Album

Marvin L. Sapp performs Jan. 14, 2017, in Atlanta. (Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BMI)
Marvin L. Sapp performs Jan. 14, 2017, in Atlanta. (Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BMI)

Marvin Sapp of gospel classic “Never Would Have Made It” fame has teamed up with the Pied Piper of R&B alleged serial predator R. Kelly for Sapp’s upcoming album, Close, to be released Sept. 29.

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According to KRNB.com, “Listen” was written and produced by the embattled R&B singer, who appears on the song with his signature vocals dispersed throughout.

The message in the song is supposed to be about God “trying to tell you something” and how you need to listen.

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What is God trying to tell R. Kelly?

Here’s a prophecy: This ain’t gonna go well for Marvin Sapp.

Ms. Bronner Helm is the Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.

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Not surprising when it dawns on you that the black church has covered up pedophiles, sexual abuse, straight-acting leaders who preach against being gay while everyone knows they themselves are gay, and all manner of sexual activity outside of marriage.

Black church folk are complicit because they know and ignore it or pretend it doesn’t exist while telling and judging non church folk for being “sinners”.