With five releases throughout the '90s on his own Collegian Records, Indianapolis-based Daniels has become a mainstay of independent gospel.

With five releases throughout the '90s on his own Collegian Records, Indianapolis-based Daniels has become a mainstay of independent gospel. On his sixth outing, he and his nine-voice ensemble and seven-piece band sound more than ready for a promotion to the majors. The smooth-flowing R&B of the title cut carries all the earmarks of a radio smash. "Make a Way" puts a message of urgent social relevance to an irresistibly, steady-on reggae groove. "He's Everything" offers a dazzling display of Daniels and Company's diversity, melding hip-hop beats, soul-deep vocals, classical strings, and cool doo-wop shadings into a healthy whole. For a decade, Daniels' talents have been known to a following much smaller than they merit; this should soon change. Distributed by Mid South.—GE

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