Kirk Franklin is an American Christian hip hop and gospel music singer. He was born on January 26, 1970, in Fort Worth, Texas United States. In the early 1990s he formed Kirk Franklin & The Family. In 1993, the band released its first album, Kirk Franklin & The Family, which spent almost two years on the Gospel music charts and charted on the R&B charts, and eventually earning platinum sales status. It was also the first gospel music album to sell over a million units. In 1998, he released his debut solo album, The Nu Nation Project, which was certified 2x Platinum in 2000. The album's first single, an interpolation of the Bill Withers song "Lean on Me" and produced by Franklin and pop producer Dan Shea, controversially featured several mainstream artists, including R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige and Bono of U2. And now, you may download this album by Kirk Franklin in mp3 from our site. The Nu Nation Project also brought Franklin his third Grammy.