Christian R&B singer Zacardi Cortez chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his new song with James Fortune, “God Held Me Together.” He talks about recording it twice, for two different albums, and why he & James Fortune decided to do it a second time as a single. He talks about the balance of being rooted in the church and gospel, but also being a “regular guy,” and how that affects his music. He also explains why he prefers quartet to contemporary gospel.

Plus, Zacardi talks about his first role in a film, and how it lead to a bigger role in another one! He also talks about visiting home, and trying to influence his cousins and other loved ones to go to church and get to know God. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview on “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.”

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