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VIncent TharpeMemphis, TN – Vincent Tharpe and Kenosis have become known for their dynamism in worship, exuberant stage presence, eclectic stylish fashion and fearless musical message about Christ.  In October, VTK released their national debut CD VINCENT THARPE AND KENOSIS LIVE IN MEMPHIS on EPM Music Group which landed in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top Gospel Chart.  VTK also had one of the most popular gospel songs of last year “Thank You Lord”.  Now, the Memphis based super-group of young anointed singers and their talented songwriting front man have hit the road on an aggressive tour that was put together by faith.  VTK are setting out on their first National and International Tour – THE FAITH TOUR which will impact 22 cities over the next three months.  VTK will be promoting their new single “Let’s Praise Him”.  Continue reading

Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis Debut On Billboard Top Ten

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Memphis’ most dynamic young gospel ensemble, Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis, has taken a large leap ahead on its trek to stardom. The group’s debut CD “Live in Memphis” (EPM Music Group) has debuted at #9 on Billboard’s coveted Top Gospel Albums chart. “WOW,” the 24-year old Tharpe says. “I am totally in awe of the favor of God on my life and the life of my music ministry. This is my very first CD, and to see that it has debuted in the Top 10 on the charts, brings about an overwhelming, awesome feeling.” Continue reading


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Gospel’s Leading Man, Earnest Pugh, isn’t content to just make hits on his own anymore. Through his EPM Music Group recording label, he’s spreading the hit-making love with forthcoming CDs by Chrystal Rucker, Keith Williams and new signee, Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis, a dynamic gospel ensemble from Pugh’s native Memphis, TN. The group’s new CD, “Live in Memphis”, hits stores everywhere on October 30, 2012 and the radio single, “Thank You, Lord” is beginning to make noise on gospel airwaves. Continue reading

Memphis Ensemble Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis Long Awaited CD Release Concert June 26

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Recognized as one of the most popular and dynamic choirs in Memphis, Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis are preparing for their highly anticipated debut CD release and announced their CD release concert set for Sunday, June 26. Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis Live In Memphis is the group’s forthcoming freshman release and they are pulling out the best to celebrate in concert.

The concert takes place at Brown Missionary Baptist Church, 980 Stateline Road, Southaven, MS, at 6 p.m. Special guest for the evening include anointed songstress Benita Washington, powerhouse vocalist Michelle Prather (of the Kurt Carr Singers), Nashville’s best-loved gospel duo Same Seed, Psalmists Destaine Jennings and Toya Wilson and new artist Anointed By God.

Hosting the long awaited concert is WBBP 1480 AM Radio Program Director, Ron Briggs. This exciting event is free to the public and early arrival is encouraged.

The group’s energetic performances, great gospel songwriting, and contemporary flavor have garnered them noted visibility and many fans anticipating the CD release. That energy transcends strong on their popular radio single “Thank You Lord”, already being played across the country.

Vincent Tharpe is the group’s front man and director. He is one of gospel music’s most distinguished rising songwriters and choir directors. His passionate praise and worship is an integral part of the music ministry of Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis according to Philippians 2:5-8 where scripture shows Christ emptying out himself to become totally receptive to God and His most perfect will.

Vincent Tharpe & Kenosis has had opportunities to be featured with some of the industry’s most notable gospel singers: Dr. Bobby Jones & the Nashville Super Choir, Trinitee 5:7, Dottie Peoples, LeJuene Thompson, Group 1 Crew, Bishop Leonard Scott, and Nu Tradition. They were also the 2010 Rhythm of Gospel Awards New Artist of the Year.