Gospel Choice Award Nominee: Best Holy Hip Hop. Franklin Washington is an Atlanta, Georgia based music artist/writer. His upcoming debut album will be released in the Fall of 2016. Franklin has performed at conferences, festivals and church events throughout the United States. He has performed the lead role in several stage plays throughout the United States. Franklin is the playwright and director of the stage play “Juke Joint” and has written a television sitcom and several films. He is a human rights and civil rights activist.