T.D. Jakes’ Dexterity Sounds Inks Distribution Deal with Roc Nation
Deal includes album Finally Loosed, featuring Timbaland, Tamar Braxton and Sheila E., aimed to deliver ‘life music’ designed to inspire hope; Album pays tribute to the final Woman, Thou Art Loosed! conference
Dexterity Sounds, the record label of T.D. Jakes, a globally renowned businessman, faith leader and philanthropist, has joined forces with Roc Nation, the world’s preeminent entertainment company, for the distribution of the album, Finally Loosed. The distribution deal aims to create an unexpected yet purposeful alliance to help people better navigate the struggles of daily life through inspirational music.
“The team at Roc Nation have been a global force in shaping the music industry and telling stories through life music,” said T.D. Jakes, CEO of T.D. Jakes Enterprises. “Finally Loosed, is an album meant to provide hope, encouragement and inspiration to people who need to be lifted up. The distribution of our album by Roc Nation helps expand the popularity of inspirational music backed by the global reach of streaming and digital media.”
The first album under the distribution deal, arranged by Stanley Brown and TITLE 9, is T.D. Jakes’ soul-stirring, inspirational album Finally Loosed, in honor of the final Woman, Thou Art Loosed! conference. Woman, Thou Art Loosed! is the women’s global empowerment movement that has spanned two decades, and will be held for the final time Sept. 22-24, in Atlanta. The album combines gospel, inspirational and secular music and includes artist Timbaland, Sheila E., Tamar Braxton, Israel Houghton, Fred Jerkins and Maranda Curtis, among others.
With a vision for uplifting underserved communities and connecting them to life-changing opportunities, T.D. Jakes has spent the last four decades creating strategic alliances that build bridges between diverse industries. His work in media, entertainment, real estate, events and other ventures is a powerful example of redefining how ministry can be done in an ever-evolving culture. Roc Nation works in every aspect of modern entertainment—with recording artists and producers, songwriters and more.
Under the direction of executive producers Marcus Dawson and Skip Barrett Finally Loosed is a special edition produced by T.D. Jakes and Stanley Brown with co-producer Dr. Oscar Williams. The album will be available in retail stores, a collector’s edition vinyl for pre-order, and on all streaming and digital platforms.
The eight-track list includes:
- “The Glory” by Tamar Braxton ft. New Breed
- “Let It Go” by T.D. Jakes and Jessica Reedy
- “Mirror” by Jason Nelson and Jessica Reedy
- “What Will It Take” by T.D. Jakes, April Nevels and Brightnie Wylie
- “No Limit” by Brightnie Wylie and Sheila E
- “Determined to Win” by T.D. Jakes and Bettina Pennon
- “Never Wanna Leave This Place” by Maranda Curtis
- “Lift It Up” by Alvin Garrett
About Dexterity Sounds
Dexterity Sounds is the Grammy® award-winning record label of Bishop T.D. Jakes and T.D. Jakes Enterprises. The label is focused on producing inspirational, gospel and genre-transcending music that positively impacts the world. Dexterity Sounds is responsible for some of the most innovative expressions in Gospel and Christian Music today. Receiving numerous industry accolades, including Grammys® for “The Storm is Over” and “A Wing and a Prayer,” Dexterity Sounds is best known for Sacred Love Songs II, which featured music inspired by the blockbuster film, Jumping the Broom. The label is also known for its award-winning worship experience DVDs and the all-female contemporary gospel group, Grace.
About T.D. Jakes
CEO of T.D. Jakes Enterprises, T.D. Jakes has blazed a trail for powerful faith-based content in the media and entertainment industry where none existed before, spanning film, TV, radio, publishing, podcasts, a self-titled talk show, and a Grammy® award-winning music label. Jakes was twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as America’s Best Preacher and as one of the nation’s 25 Most Influential Evangelicals. As an accomplished film producer, Jakes’ movies have catapulted the faith-based film industry to impressive heights. He is the founder and senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000+ nondenominational multicultural church and humanitarian organization church that reaches millions.