The Pulse of Entertainment: The Wardlaw Brothers, Legacy
5 Release ‘9 Makes Us 1' Single Collab
17, 2020) - "It was written after nine people were killed in a church," said Luther Wardlaw about the collaborative
new single, "9 Makes Us 1," made by Contemporary Gospel's The Wardlaw Brothers and
Christian Southern Gospel's Legacy 5. "I got a request to write the song for a documentary. It
was chosen by the Holy Spirit...for a time such as this."
"It was a very special time for us," said
Scott Fowler, lead vocalist of Legacy 5 about the collaboration with The Wardlaw Brothers. "...The Holy Spirit brought
us up in unity. We (Legacy 5) play united in a way to inspire you to see Scripture unfold.'
The Wardlaw Brothers,
inspired by Boyz II Men and Take 6, has carved their own niche' in Contemporary Gospel garnering a #1 Billboard album, and
Stellar and Dove Award nominations. The Wardlaw Brothers members include Luther, Tony, Carl, Jamie and Rodney. Legacy 5, founded
by Scott, has become a Top 10 chart-topping Christian Southern Gospel band, that consist of Fowler on lead vocals; Josh Townsend
on piano; Bryan Walker with baritone vocals; Lee Black with tenor vocals, and Matt Fouch on bass.
the song...with everything going on. I sent it to the brothers and they had the idea to put it out. I said, ‘I don't
think we should do it alone.' My brothers said why don't we send it over."
Their label liked the idea and
the song. They recommended Legacy 5.
"I think it was the Holy Spirit that led us to them and I thank God for
the opportunity." Luther added.
When you see the music video of the two groups in the studio; the powerful
vocals; the perfect harmony; the awe inspiring lyrics, and the perfect combination of Christian Southern Gospel and Contemporary
Gospel you will also feel like them, that the Holy Spirit had a hand in it all.
"All the guys were so excited.
Their faces lit up," said Scott about when Legacy 5 heard Billboard chart topping The Wardlaw Brothers wanted to collaborate
on a single. "We were all thrilled. It's a special time to get in the studio."
When I mentioned how I
loved that they were not wearing masks in the video of the recording of the "9 Makes Us1" single, exercising what
I called their "faith muscle," Scott laughed and said, "We tried to do it with the masks on and the producer
said, ‘I can't understand a word you guys saying!'"
The "9 Makes Us 1" single is a song about
unity. Two different types of Gospel artists and two different races of Gospel artists coming together to sing about unity
- that in itself is a powerful message.
"This song is about love, joy, peace, goodness, faithfulness, patience,
kindness, self-control and gentleness," Luther Wardlaw said about the single. "It's proof that this can happen.
We worked very well together,"
Fowler added, "When you embrace the fact that we have the same God...creator.
That He breathe His life into all of us...God's family don't see distinguishing characteristics."
the interview with, "Visit our website 9MakesUs1.com and navigate, and preview the song." www.TWB5.com www.LegeacyFive.com www.9MakesUs1.com
SYNDICATED COLUMN: Eunice Moseley, MS,
MBA, MPhil has an estimated weekly readership of over ¼ million with The Pulse of Entertainment. She
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