It is not uncommon to hear children of a pastor, say that they had to singing in the choir or be the musician for the church. For many of or favorite singers and musicians, church was the first place that their gift was recognized.
We sat down with Drummer, Lil John Roberts, and asked him about his experience growing up as the son of a pastor and playing music other than gospel music.
It was indeed, and honor to speak with Lil John Roberts. In addition to being an educator at Berklee College of Music, he has toured to world/ worked with some of the largest artists in music.....If you don't believe us, just check out some of the artists on his resume!!!!
Prince * Michael Jackson * Dionne Farris * Janet Jackson * Yolanda Adams * Jazz Jeff and the Fresh Prince * Monica * Goodie Mob * Herbi Hancock * Elton John * Stevie Wonder * Quincy Jones * Mary J. Blige * Al Green * B.B. King * Paula Abdul * Bruce Parham * BeBe and CeCe Winans * Patti LaBelle * India.Arie * Queen Latifah * Musiq Soulchild * Jill Scott * Bilal * Jamie Foxx * Snoop Dogg
...and the list goes on and on!!!!!
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