GRAMMY-winning gospel music superstar Hezekiah Walker is prepping for the release of his new album, Azusa The Next Generation 2 – Better, which will hit stores on July 22, 2016. The album, Walker’s 15th, is available for pre-order today via Amazon, iTunes and

Azusa The Next Generation 2 – Better is the powerful follow-up to Walker’s 2013 album, Azusa the Next Generation, which spawned the global anthem, “Every Praise.”

Leading the release of the highly anticipated project is the title track and first single, “Better,” which is currently #1 at Gospel radio and inspiring listeners all over the world. The album boasts nine other standout tracks, including “Work Things Out,” featuring Ashley Brown, “Grateful” featuring Antonique Smith and “Holding On” with Carl Thomas.

For Azusa The Next Generation 2 – Better, Walker teamed up with longtime collaborator and hit-maker Donald Lawrence to create this body of work that embodies the inspirational messages and classic sound that have been uplifting believers and non-believers alike for more than 30 years. The central theme of the album is that regardless of your situation, things will get better. Walker shares, “We’re living in a world of uncertainty. We’re all going through certain things. It’s a season where we need encouragement. My aim is to go around the world to put this into the atmosphere.”

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