Ms. Taylor from the Westside Gazette (Generation Next) sits down with Ms. Jekalyn Carr
Evangelist, entrepreneur, profound speaker and accomplished national gospel recording artist, Jekalyn Carr, 18, is experiencing success illuminative of the divine presence of God’s grace in her life. At the age of 15, Jekalyn had a song to reach the top ten on the Gospel Billboard chart. The song was “Greater is Coming,” which is the lead single on her first national album, Greater is Coming (2013), and it debuted at #3 on Billboard’s gospel music chart. As a testament to the song and album’s indelible impact on the gospel music industry, Miss Carr earned a Stellar Award for the year 2013 – 2014. The song also garnered her many other nominations for the 2014 Stellar Awards. On Oct. 7th 2014, Jekalyn Carr released her second national album entitled “It’s Gonna Happen. Jekalyn being one of a distinct few gospel artists to have two national albums on the market before the age of 18. The extraordinary success of this young artist has led to burgeoning national acclaim, as evinced by Jet Magazine honoring her as “One of the Top Ten Faces You Need to Know.” Most recent Jekalyn was honored by EBONY magazine as one of the 2014 Power 100, in which EBONY celebrated the most influential and intriguing men and women in Black America during an elegant and star-studded evening in Hollywood. Jekalyn was included in this list among others like Bishop TD Jakes, Beyonce, Tamela Mann, Pharrell Williams, Steve Harvey, Lebron James, the legendary Quincy Jones and many more. Jekalyn’s support system has always been her family and being brought up in the ways of Christ. Jekalyn have traveled many cities and she were given keys to some of those cities, like Miami FL, Lake Charles LA and many more.
The undeniable power of the call of God on her life continues to escalate to new heights with Jekalyn’s new album, entitled It’s Gonna Happen. “It’s Gonna Happen,” declares that your dreams are coming to reality. “It’s Gonna Happen” testifies to you that God’s going to bring all of the desires of your heart to fruition. Jekalyn wants you to know that you are God’s chosen to help, inspire and be a world changer with God being the source of all you do.