Nashville, TN (February 9, 2021)
RCA Inspiration, one of the premiere labels in Gospel music and inspirational music, announces a strategic partnership with the entertainment company Marquis Boone Enterprises, to release upcoming projects from Kelontae Gavin and Fresh Start Worship. The record label, under its partnership with the entertainment company, will provide a range of cross-departmental support including distribution, radio promotion, marketing, sales, publicity, production, among other areas. Led by Phil Thornton, SVP and General Manager of RCA Inspiration, and Marquis Boone, founder of Marquis Boone Enterprises, the partnership’s preliminary releases for 2021 will include a full-length album from Kelontae Gavin, and a single from the Fresh Start Worship group.
Founded in 2013, Marquis Boone Enterprises has garnered success in the industry with discovering and developing new young artists. The Atlanta-based artist manager, pastor and author has built an independent company managing fresh contemporary voices including Casey J, Bri Babineaux, Kelontae Gavin, and Fresh Start Worship.
Young worship leader Kelontae Gavin has continued to be a Gospel star on the rise, since the South Carolina native first became a YouTube viral sensation singing a hymn in his high school cafeteria in 2014. Signed by Boone, Gavin released his debut full-length album The Higher Experience in 2018, which hit #1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums Chart and garnered four Stellar Gospel Music Award nominations. Marking the partnership’s first release this quarter, Kelontae Gavin’s second full-length album will be released on Friday, March 5th. Titled The n.o.w. Experience, Gavin’s album will be available for pre-order/pre-save/pre-add via digital music providers on Friday, February 12th.
The Higher Experience Playlist:
Fresh Start Worship, is a millennial group of worshippers based out of Atlanta. The six-member group leads worship out of Fresh Start Church in Duluth, GA under the leadership of Pastor Marquis Boone and released their debut full-length album Fresh Start Worship in 2018, which featured the hit single “Mention,” a #2 hit on the Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart.
Chirch Service Playlist: