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Kenneth Ryan Anthony born November 29, better known by his stage name R. Prophetis an American rapper. He was formerly in the Kentucky -based sextet alternative southern rap group Nappy Roots.
Anthony later pursued acting and theatre by attending duPont Manual High School 's Youth Performing Arts Schoolone of only two programs in Kentucky allowing high school students to major in performing arts. Anthony excelled quickly starring in several playscommercialsand short films. After graduating from high school, Anthony went on to attend Western Kentucky University where he would later start his music career.
Inwhile attending Western Kentucky UniversityR. Prophet joined Skinny DeVilleB. They released a full-length debut titled "Country Fried Cess" in This independent effort caught the attention of several major labels, and the group later signed to Atlantic Records in The song's signature concept, verse, and chorus was written by R. Prophet a prolific member of Nappy Roots. Discussing the meaning of "Po' Folks," R. Prophet told MTV.
It's not so bad being poor when you've got your family and God in your life and you have different values that, when it comes down to it, matter. A lot of other things really don't matter when God is knocking at your door.
InR. Also inR. Prophet was among a group of celebrities and professional athletes who participated in USO Project Salutea tour that made stops throughout the Persian Gulf including Iraq. Prophet, of the USO tour. Nappy Roots was among the top groups requested to be a part of USO tour. Soon after, their third album Wooden Leather followed in the latter Roun The Globe - Various - Promo Only Urban Radio: August 03 ofwhich featured the hit song "Round the Globe" and featured production from Kanye WestDavid Bannerand Lil Jon.
Prophet worked with his group on the three songs for the soundtrack of the film The Ladykillers by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
In —06, he started and was involved in numerous community events and programs including; Nappy Roots Failure Free Reading Program; Prophet's Society, a non-profit organization which helps disadvantaged children; and the development of R. Prophet also served as a motivational speaker and mentor for KentuckyIndianaand Texas school systems.
The single was an instant hit generating over spins radio after its independent release. Following the success of his hit single, R. Prophet performed on-stage with the likes of NellyLudacris Roun The Globe - Various - Promo Only Urban Radio: August 03T. However, he was not officially credited for this. Prophet relocated to Los Angeles, California to further pursue his solo career; producing, writing, and recording for several artists, as well as himself.
Prophet teamed with Hugo Ferreira of Tantric to record tracks joining rock and hip-hop. On April 20,Prophet was brutally beaten and arrested by Kentucky State Police after surviving being tased 15 times. TMZ released exclusive photos of R. Prophet badly beaten with Limp Bizkit - The Unquestionable Truth (Part 1) on his arms, wrists, Smack My Bitch Up - The Prodigy - Their Law: The Singles 1990-2005 legs.
On July 22,R. Prophet developed hip-hop educational tools for children. He was also acting, recording his solo album tentatively called "Genesis"and writing and producing for other mainstream artists. He began independently executive producing films and television shows e. One of R. Prophet states, "It's an honor to be on this board not only representing my family, the community and hip-hop, but I symbolize what young adults can do with support.
It proves all things are possible if you have positive people around you. Prophet goes on to say, "This prestigious group is led by Heart Beat - Various - Footie Wives (Sing When Youre Winning) "Greatest" of all time, Muhammad Ali. Prophet knows that achieving true greatness takes dedication, sacrifice and determination.
Due to the contributions made by R. Patton declared September 16, as "Nappy Roots Day", as well as the members of the group being officially declared " Kentucky colonels ", the highest title of honor bestowed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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