Watch R&B singer Anthony Hamilton discuss his creative process and his gospel influences

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Like so many R&B artists, from Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, to Al Green and Marvin Gaye, superstar singer and songwriter Anthony Hamilton’s career began in the choir of Charlotte, North Carolina’s New Shiloh Baptist Church. Filmed for NPR Music, R&B singer and songwriter Anthony Hamilton talks with NPR’s Jason King about songwriting inspiration, and making the transition from the spiritual world to the secular one. Hamilton’s latest album is What I’m Feeling, a collection of classic sounding R&B with the undeniable influence of the church.