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Kirk Franklin
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:41
Birth Date:January 26, 1970
Astrology Sign:Aquarius
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
Birth Name:
Birth Place:Fort Worth, TX
Website:http://www.kirkfranklin.us/

Occupation:Musician

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KIRK FRANKLIN
Kirk Franklin

Biography:Kirk Franklin (born January 26, 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a platinum-selling African-American musician who blended gospel, hip hop, and R&B in the 1990s. He released his first gospel album, Kirk Franklin & Family, in 1993, and is known as the leader of contemporary gospel choirs such as Kirk Franklin & the Family, Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation, and God's Property.

A native of Fort Worth, Texas, he was raised by his aunt, Gertrude Franklin. He developed a talent for music early, playing the piano at age four and becoming music director of his church at age eleven. After getting kicked out of school in his teenaged years and a girlfriend became pregnant, he returned to the church after a friend was shot to death. After leading the DFW Mass Choir at the 1990 Gospel Music Workshop of America Convention, he organized "The Family", a seventeen-voice choir, in 1992 and began his recording career.

He has integrated hip hop styles with gospel themes in albums such as The Nu Nation Project and God's Property, which achieved success on the Billboard Pop Album, R&B and gospel charts.

Franklin has collaborated with the biggest names in gospel music, including Tonex, Donnie McClurkin, Richard Smallwood, Crystal Lewis, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Jaci Valesquez, and Willie Neal Johnson. He also has displayed a willingness to collaborate with artists in the secular realm, including Bono, Mary J. Blige, Crystal Lewis, and R Kelly in the hit single, "Lean on Me."

On October 4, 2005, his new long-awaited album Hero was released, with current single Looking For You.

Franklin's songs are published by Zomba Music Publishing, a division of BMG Music Publishing. ĖĖ==Singles==

Year Title Chart Positions chasity clark US R&B/Hip-Hop 2005 "Lookin for You" #26 Hero


Chinese Horoscope for Kirk Franklin
Includes characteristics and Vices
Kirk Franklin's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 17, 1969 - February 05, 1970
Birthday: January 26, 1970

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Resilience
Enthusiasm
Candor
Conservatism
Chic
Humor
Vices:
Cockiness
Boastfulness
Blind Faith
Pedantry
Bossiness
Dissipation


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Kirk Franklin's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: January 26, 1970

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Kirk Franklin's Growth Tarot Card The Emperor

Birthday: January 26, 2011

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

 

 

 

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