I hadn’t heard of gospel singer Kim Burrell until today. I have heard and respected many of the artists that she has worked with including Pharrell and Frank Ocean. Over the weekend, Burrell who is also a pastor of a church that she founded went on a homophobic rant. It was recorded and the video went viral. She was schedule to go on The Ellen DeGeneres show to perform “I See A Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack with Pharrell Williams, but was disinvited after the video came to light.
Frank Ocean who is gay, recorded a song with Burrell for his album, Blonde. In response to Burrell’s disgusting preaching his mother tweeted,