Watch Aretha Franklin's Granddaughter Victorie Sing Her 1st Worship Song That She Wrote Herself
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin's granddaughter Victorie Franklin could not hide her excitement as she gave her Instagram followers a glimpse of her new worship song in a new video.
Late singer Aretha Franklin touched many lives with her songs and unique voice. Even though she died two years ago, her legacy continues to live through her fans and especially her immensely talented granddaughter, Victorie Franklin, 20.
Victorie recently proved that the apple had not fallen far from the tree as she showed off her beautiful singing voice and excellent writing skills in a new Instagram video.
In the video, the 20-year-old singer looked in high spirits as she belted the lyrics of her new song and swayed to the sounds playing in the background.
The songstress went for a nearly natural look, and she wore a brightly colored turtleneck outfit with a cute gold nose ring. She wrote in the caption:
"I wrote my very first praise and worship song, and I'm obsessed...I hope it brings a little bit of happiness to your day today."
Victorie is the daughter of Franklin's youngest son, Kecalf Franklin. She is currently pursuing a career in music and first gained public attention when she sang "Take Me to the King" at the BET Awards in 2014.
The performance was a tribute to her grandmother who was amongst the audience. Apart from inheriting Franklin's passion for music, Victorie also shared a close bond with her grandmother.
Former President Barack Obama also celebrated the life of the late singer.
Shortly after Franklin's death was announced on August 16, 2018, Victorie took to her Twitter account to share a sweet video of her grandmother playing the piano and singing a few months before her death.
The black and white video was dated March 17, 2018, days before the iconic singer's 76th birthday. Victorie captioned the tweet, writing:
"I have many memories of me coming into her home, and she would be playing the piano and singing. Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling..."
In the lengthy tribute, Victorie also promised to make her grandmother proud. She concluded by thanking her fans for the outpouring of love and support following the "Respect" singer's death.
After sharing the touching video, several of Victorie's followers reached out and offered words of encouragement to the grieving granddaughter.
Celebrities were not left out as many of them paid tribute to Franklin who was popularly known as the "Queen of Soul." Former President Barack Obama also celebrated the life of the late singer.
I have many memories of me coming into her home and she would be playing the piano and singing. Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling, but God is telling me that she is at peace. Today we lost an icon, a legend, but today I lost my grandma. I love u and imma make u proud 💕 pic.twitter.com/cSFK5pibEV— ♈️ (@Victorie_____) August 16, 2018
Franklin's life and music impacted many lives across the globe. However, she was just as amazing as a mother and grandmother. Even though she died two years ago, her legacy continues to live through those she left behind.