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03-22-2006, 04:58 PM
A martyr. The "Earth Wind and Fire" of gospel music. A man set free from an addiction to pornography.

Kirk Franklin, whose groundbreaking fusion of hip-hop and gospel has galvanized youth and brought chart-topping crossover success, defines himself in many ways. But one title he doesn't like is "celebrity."

On the verge of launching his "Hero" tour with Mary Mary and Yolanda Adams (a followup to his album of the same name) Franklin sat down with AP to answer a few questions and once again challenge the entertainment industry.