Kirk Franklin & the Family is the first album released by Kirk Franklin. This is also the first album by Franklin in collaboration with the vocal ensemble, The Family. The U.S. release on Sparrow Records occurred on .
The album was recorded live on at Grace Temple SDA Church in Fort Worth, Texas and produced by Rodney Frazier and Arthur Dyer.
All songs on the album were written and arranged by Kirk Franklin. "Speak To Me" includes partial adaptation of a Stanley Brown/Hezekiah Walker composition.
Certification and Chart Success
The album was certified Platinum on .
*Elder Jonathan Drummond
*Minister Darrell Blair
*Ramona White- Cole
*Carrie Young-Davis "Mousie"
*Demetrius "Dee" Hereford
*Bass: Jerome Allen
*Drums: Eric Morgan
*Keys: Jerome Harmon, Bobby Sparks
*Lead: Anthony Thomas
The album won a GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year at the 24th GMA Dove Awards in 1993.
Category:Kirk Franklin albums
Category:1993 live albums
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