What’s Good In South Jersey? Holy Fire At Hopeloft – With Isaiah Showell

By: Isaiah S. Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist/’What’s Good’ Host

Daniel EL- recording artists from South Jersey performing for youth at Hopeloft in Bridgeton. Photo credit: Isaiah Showell.

BRIDGETON, N.J. – Taviaus Wilson, also known as T-The Bishop, is a recording artist who is from the City of Bridgeton, and he brought a concert called Holy Fire back to his city for the youth.

For two hours Hopeloft in Bridgeton was filled with music from T-The Bishop along with NoNonsense Cooper tag teamed with a North Jersey group called QOHELETH to help inspire the city’s youth. It’s What’s Good in South Jersey — with Isaiah Showell.

Wilson’s personal experiences have led him to be behind this Holy Fire concert. As a teenager he has experienced his share of tragedy, and his desire is to shield the youth of Bridgeton from experiencing something similar, and the shield that works is getting the youth passionate about God. 

“I just want the youth to be fired up,” said Wilson. “God lit a fire inside of me. What I want to do is light that fire in the world, start a movement of God.” 

T-The Bishop, aka Taviaus Wilson, performing and encouraging the youth to join! Photo credit: Isaiah Showell.

Wilson is not flying solo for his Holy Fire concert because he booked artists in New Jersey who are on a Holy Fire as well to perform some Hip-Hop and R&B music that has God at the centerpiece of the music.

For two hours the Hopeloft was filled with music from T-The Bishop along with NoNonsense Cooper tag teamed with a North Jersey group called QOHELETH. The people who lean towards the rhythm and blues side of music enjoyed the artist Daniel El. The youth has a positive response from the music stirring up feelings and emotions that were there before but received a jump start once these artists performed like John Brown from Bridgeton who went on stage to help T-The Bishop perform.

John Brown- Youth from Bridgeton who enjoyed the show. Photo credit: Isaiah Showell.

“I’m breaking a sweat and that’s the best part,” said Brown. “I will use my body to communicate to others about Jesus because if he helped me maybe he can help others in the same way.”

Special thanks to T-The Bishop for putting on a show specifically for the youth to enjoy and all the artists that hit the stage. Your talents and the giving of your time is definitely What’s Good in South Jersey!


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