Stellar Award nominee, James Fortune and FIYA will release their third CD in January entitled “Encore“.
The CD features five duets with Fortune and special guest artists including Kierra Sheard, William Murphy and Men of Standard’s Isaac Caree.
A live DVD recording will be held Thursday, December 3 at Houston’s Arena Theatre with special guest appearances by some of the guest artists. And they will appear on the 10th Anniversary of BET’s “Celebration of Gospel” scheduled to air in January. That DVD will be released in May 2010.
Black Smoke Music Worldwide along with James Fortune & FIYA will partner with various radio stations, churches and other faith-based organizations to produce a series of listening parties and workshops to preview the forthcoming CD project.
The listening parties will be scheduled between December 3, 2009 and January 26, 2010.