Detroit-raised, Georgia-based pastor, music director, and singer William Murphy, best known for providing a soaring lead vocal on the modern gospel standard "Praise Is What I Do," specializes in stirring praise & worship hymns that fuse old-school gospel with urban CCM.
Based out of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in the city of Lithonia, Murphy issued his debut album All Day in 2005, followed in 2007 by The Sound. Recorded live, Murphy's major-label debut, God Chaser, arrived in 2013, and debuted at the number three spot on the Billboard gospel chart. Demonstrate, on which Murphy was joined by Tasha Cobbs, Nicole Binion, and Bishop James Morton, followed in 2016. ~ James Christopher Monger