The well-known Gospel singer Marvin Sapp’s wife died yesterday. She was suffering from colon cancer for last few months and couldn’t fight against the deadly disease which took her life at only 43 years of age. Malinda Sapp the wife of “Never Would Have Made It” popular Marvin Sapp left three children behind along with her husband. They spent 18 wonderful years together as a happily married couple.
Marvin Sapp recorded his song with the famous group Commissioned before starting his career as a solo singer, during the 1990s. Sapp is also the Founder and Senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
He was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1968 and started singing in church at the age of four. When he was at his teenage, he had already sung with various Gospel groups and ensembles. Later on in 1991 he was invited by Gospel singer Fred Hammond, where got the opportunity to sing with Commissioned. Marvin Sapp came out on the group’s albums Number 7, Matters of the Heart, and Irreplaceable Love.
During 1996, Sapp decided to initiate as a contemporary gospel solo artist. His first crossover fame came in 2007 for the song “Never Would Have Made It” in the album Thirsty in 2007.