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TV One Hosts Marvin Sapp Biopic 'Never Would Have Made It' Screening in Atlanta

Atlanta's entertainment and gospel community came out to support the legendary Gospel star, Marvin Sapp, for the highly anticipated biopic Never Would Have Made It: The Marvin Sapp Story.

Hosted by TV One, the official red-carpet premiere was packed with star power including Marvin Sapp alongside film stars Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Ambre Anderson, Stormy Merriweather, Zoe Greene and Jayden Griffin. Other notable attendees included the film's director Russ Parr, executive producers Phil Thornton and Keith Neal, president of TV One Michelle Rice, Real Housewives of Atlanta stars Sheree Whitfield, Drew Sidora and Lisa Wu, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show host Gary With Da Tea and TV personality Egypt Sherrod and husband DJ Fadelf, singer/songwriter Aaron Thomas, radio personality Willie Moore Jr. and more.

This biopic follows the life and legacy of the gospel star. Viewers get the chance to experience Marvin's Michigan upbringing, battle against teenage alcohol abuse, falling in love with his wife MaLinda Prince, rise in the music industry, and growth in his faith. When he stepped on the music scene over 30 years ago as a was a member of the iconic gospel group Commissioned, he would eventually have solo success and would become widely known for his award-winning, chart-topping crossover hit Never Would Have Made It which has actually gained new popularity on Tik Tok. Sapp is currently a radio show host author, and senior pastor of The Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas, and of Lighthouse Full Life Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the church he founded with his late wife, MaLinda Prince Sapp.

The film premieres Sunday, August 21 at 9 P.M. ET/8C only on TV One. View the trailer below.

Photo Credit: Paras Griffin for Getty Images/TV One


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