“And every life source shall sing Your song.” Those inspiring words ring through the heart of Savannah native, Derrick Aikens, who makes it his priority to place the King’s will over his: a true servant. Over the years, Aikens has performed as a background singer for two of the C-Port’s well-known gospel groups: Revelation Love Worship (RLW) and Antwan Smalls & Life Worthy. The youngest of four brothers is now ready to stake a claim as an individual vocalist under the moniker: King Lamon.
iD: How did you start singing?
KL: My mom says I’ve been singing since I was in the womb, but I remember starting at Beulah Baptist Church here in Savannah. I was like 4 years old, and they let me sing soprano with the youth choir. The first song I remember singing is “Melodies From Heaven” by Kirk Franklin, and we also sang “Shake the Devil Off” by Dorothy Norwood.
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