Knoxville, TN USA
Konai Adelphe (Greek for equal sisters) is a gospel music group that hails from Knoxville, Tennessee. What you see is what you get! Bold, spicy, soft, and a bit offbeat female R&B gospel singers who bring their own twist to the sound of salvation! Their music is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional gospel music mingled with some old school R&B, Neo-Soul, Jazz, Blues, Rap, Reggae, contemporary music and sprinkled with a lil’ bit of Country! The Founder, Leader, and Songwriter of this eclectic group of female artists is Evangelist Cynthia R. Butler. She is accompanied by Shilia Rogers, Lacquicia Blair, Charlotte Weaver, and Jacquelyn Rhett. This exciting bunch of females love to sing, travel, and spread the Word of Jesus Christ with their wonderful brand of music ministry that is Konai!
Their professional work includes two CD compilations: Konai Adelphe in 2015 and Everybody in 2017. We have recorded three musical videos from the Everybody CD, appeared twice on the Dr. Bobbie Jones Presents Show which aired on the BET and IMPACT Television networks, and performed live in numerous venues in the Midwest and Southeast (e.g., Pine Bluff AR, Atlanta and Savannah GA, St. Louis MO, Nashville TN, Panama City Beach FL, and Lebanon OH).
KONAI ADELPHE, EVERYBODY REVIEW
by Seamus Fitzpatrick on November 24, 2018
Konai Adelphe is a Gospel Music Group who hails from Knoxville, Tennessee. Their glistening sound is a mixture of traditional and non-traditional gospel music, amalgamated with old school R&B, neo-soul, jazz, blues, rap, reggae, contemporary music, adorned with a smidge of country. That might sound like a mouthful, but the sound is enlightened. The group released their first self-titled EP in 2016. Then in April of 2018, they released their sophomore effort EveryBody. A sophisticated contemporary gospel album that shimmers. That’s the short of It!
Postive:Contemporary grooves and slinky production and seriously well-oiled vocals, by a group of ladies that can serve of soulful helpings of mighty voices and tightly woven harmonies.
The tunes are reminiscent of hit pop-tunes, filled with heavy grooves and uplifting lyrics. Konai Adelphe has a sound that speaks beyond its religious lyrics. Tunes like, “Boom,” and “Next Generation,” speak to the updated gospel sound the vocal quintet offers. Whereas tunes like “Come Home,” and “Always Put Your Trust in God,” offer more of a traditional gospel flavor. The ladies voices blend together nicely, invoking beautifully blended vocals that offer a sweetness when needed, while at other times a bold and edgy sound. EveryBody has something for everyone. There are plenty of gems in each tune and a bounty of positive affirmations.
From the Singing Freeman’s Network: interview and performance we enjoyed Konai Adelphe. Their harmony is phenomenal and music is an expression of what we all can relate to in our everyday lives. Their song ” Boom” and ” Another day At midnight” their performance was great and very professional. Renee Freeman- of the Singing Freeman’s Network