On this episode of Top 5, Toronto soul and R&B maven Daniel Caesar digs into the gospel deep cuts, from Kirk Franklin to Commissioned. Gospel, Caesar explains, is vital to his songwriting; he grew up with choir reverberating through his home, and when he started his music career he realized the sounds of his youth had influenced his contemporaries as well. With a new, gospel-shaped album on the way, Caesar detailed why his 5 favorite gospel tracks are so special. Plus, he even sings a little. Watch the video above.
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