BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One of Gospel’s biggest stars from Baltimore was recognized Thursday by his alma mater for going gold.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Anthony Brown was honored by Morgan State University with a plaque.READ MORE: Ravens Home Now On Front Line of COVID-19 Battle; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Latest Maryland Mass Vaccination Site
“I will never forget this moment,” Brown said. “I’m going to write a song about it later.”
The Baltimore-bred believer studied piano at Morgan State from a legend.
“I came here to study piano and I was blessed to serve under Dr. Nathan Carter.”
From Morgan memories and advice from mom, his songs ping high notes in the hearts of fans.READ MORE: University Of Maryland College Park Students Are Supposed To Be Sequestering Due To COVID-19. A Student Says They Aren't
“Write songs that meet people where they live,” Brown said.
Songs like “Blessings on Blessings” that are number on Billboards Gospel Airplay Chart.
“I went into 2019 saying, ‘I’m only going to speak blessings this year,'” Brown said. “It’s amazing how powerful your words are.”
Worthy and proud, Brown belts praises in the key of Baltimore.MORE NEWS: Montgomery County Public Schools Adding Over 300 Electric Buses; Aim To Be All-Electric By 2025
“I’m blessed to be from this place,” Brown said. “I will represent it every way I know and work.”