After Kanye West released one of his hit singles "father stretch my hands" one of which was sampled by the gospel legend T.L Barrett. Pastor T.L Barrett can be named as a significant yet unknown gospel artist with an extensive background. And yet after 50 years of dutiful service not only to Chicago but to the kingdom of god. He is now getting the recognition he deserves. In this article he talks about all of his time in Chicago and even how he preaches on a two block radius from Chicago and even has a street named after him. He begins talking about his family and all of his accomplishments with music in the past along with how much hope he holds for gospel music now as a whole.