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Stellar Award nominated singer, songwriter and producer Michael Bethany was hanging out with Erica Campbell and GRIFF! He has collaborated with the likes of Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, and more. As GRIFF puts it, he “went from a background singer to a front-ground singer.” Michael talks about his gratitude for being where he is in his career, and the attitude he’s had to embrace in order to get to where he is today.

Michael says he started working in his album in 2011, and discusses the process and the system of putting an album together. He says he thought the album was going to come out in 2013, but it didn’t get finished until 2016. “I could have put together a raggedy record in 2012,” he states, and opens up about learning the business of becoming a business as an independent artist. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.

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