Gospel singer, Rance Allen of Monroe also known as the ‘Father of Contemporary Gospel Music,” has died at age 71.
Thehe Pentecostal–Holiness Christian denomination organization while remembering the singer said thus in a statement; th
“Bishop Allen’s unique vocal ministry was an indispensable sound within the Church Of God In Christ and Christendom,”
“His gift transcended the boundaries of musical genre as he remained a sought after personality called to perform on global venues.”
Oyogist.com learned that Deitrick Haddon while reacting to the Death of his Partner and Teacher wrote thus his official Facebook page;
“My heart is crushed into pieces but I yield to the will of God. I praise God for who you were in my life and to millions around the world.
“You were the master teacher because you were the standard on stage and off stage!.☝🏾 You taught us how to be extraordinary with our gifts but meek and humble in our hearts.
“The gospel music industry literally just lost the greatest EVER! Many of us would not have found our voices if it wasn’t for your voice.
“I will never forget your words to me in my dad’s office at the church when I was just 12 yrs old. You told me that God was gonna use my voice and do great and mighty things in my life if I stayed humble. Those words were a seed planted in my heart and helped me to fight the spirit of pride so many times on the journey.
“I will forever be grateful for you and you will Never be forgotten as long as God gives me grace.
I can only imagine the excitement among the angels knowing Rance Allen is headlining the next concert in heaven! 🤯It’s gonna be incredible, singing to a sea of angels in heavens concert arena!
“The angels are gonna hear something they’ve never heard before. You’re gonna get the respect that earth didn’t know how to give you. Well done Bishop..We love you. R.I.H #RanceAllen”