Victory Is Mine EP
Bronx Emcee: As a student of Hip Hop Culture, Kareem Caines a.k.a. Bronx Emcee® was born to rap. Always interested by the Culture of Hip Hop, Bronx Emcee® began studying and interacting with the culture at an early age. Around 1994 - 1995 Bronx Emcee® started writing his first rap songs which continued until he got to college at Johnson and Wales University (JWU) in Providence, Rhode Island in 1996. At JWU Bronx Emcee's ® rap songs and music started to take off. First with Spoken Word and poetry, Bronx Emcee® participated in a lot of poetry slams at a place called AS220, where he eventually worked. He also hosted his own open mics at AS220, and ran his own youth Hip Hop program called Hip Hop 220. These opportunities helped catapult his music, his style, and his performance skills on the stage. Moving back to New York in 2003, Bronx Emcee® is fulfilling his purpose for what he was created to do. Bronx Emcee's ® rap style is unique, yet simple. He is a Biblical Lyrical Spitted, Flow-er in the Holy Ghost Spitting out the truth because he got a word over dose. Combining Holy Hip Hop Education, Emceeing and Entrepreneurship, Bronx Emcee's® goal is to raise a Holy Hip Hop Nation and Generation; with a mission to bring hip hop back to where it started so we can move it forward again in Christ. Tonya Knight: Tonya Knight, a Bronx native, studied voice and music theory at the Harlem School of the Arts in New York. She has an eclectic taste for music with a passion for Holy Hip Hop. She is a multi talented psalmist and song writer whose passion and mission is 'to make God irresitable' through worship and praise. She doesn't consider her 'style' Hip Hop or R&B but simply music from the heart of God in the flavor of Tonya. She is currently the worship leader and associate pastor of Lighthouse Christian Center in Long Island City, NY, where her husband Shawn Knight is the senior pastor. Poetic Genius: Anthony 'Poetic Genius' Josey is a multi talented guy, he is a poet, a rapper, and a song writer. The difference is is that he does his talents for the lord. Poetic Genius ministers to the youth and young adults through his gifted talents and shows them that there is a way, a truth, and a better life. But it only comes through knowing the lord and savior. Poetic Genius is now truly showing to others that through God, all things are possible. Barrington Morris: Barrington Wayne Morris was born in Christiana, Manchester; the seventh of eight children born to Burton and Rafaleta Morris. He grew up in church and at age 13 surrendered his life to the Lord. Barrington is an accomplished vocalist with a melodic singing voice and is able to eloquently intone genres such as gospel, classical, and jazz. He grew up with a natural apt for music participating in school festivals, church functions, and other musical events. He grew up admiring and being influenced by artistes such as, the Grace Thrillers, Fred Hammond, Helen Baylor, Stevie Wonder, and Kenneth Edmonds. He is currently the worship leader of Christ Alive Christian Center in The Bronx, NY. Barrington's prayer is that God's will be done always in his life, and that his life be a praise offering unto God. His motto is "Let God be Praised in All you do."