Hezekiah

Artist Biography

Official Biography (courtesy of Hezekiah)

Getting up with the Legendary Roots Crew in '93 that spurred him to get down to business, Hezekiah began to work his way up through the ranks of Philly's ever-strong Hip Hop scene with his on point wordplay, superior songwriting, and lovely production skills working with the likes of Musiq Soulchild, Santo gold, freeway,Bilal, The Jazzyfatnastees, the roots Bahamadia and much more .

Fast forward to 2005, and Hezekiah's finished his debut album Hurry Up and Wait (a title dedicated to the woes of the independent artist), is dropping on New York 's Soulspazm Records. (With notable exceptions coming from Illmind and Anthony Accurate) with Hezekiah flowing beautifully atop it every second of the way. And although the record is intended to let Hezekiah shine, the guest list is impressive Bahamadia, Scratch (The Roots), Grand Agent and Santi White (aka Santo gold) all make appearances. This is an album intended for headphones, getting deep tissue massages, and eating fruit smorgasbords at dusk straight up.

In 2007 Hezekiah released his sophomore album entitled I predict a riot on Rawkus/Soulspazm feat Bilal, Jaguar Wright , Freeway and more along with world wide support and a strong following. Hezekiah is releasing a new album conscious porn due to release 2009. Hezekiah managing to keep himself busy, working on albums for Philadelphia singer Aaron Livingston and Musiq's , Aaries, , trax for j live Zap Mamma, Bahamadia , Mr. Complex & Pharo Monch ,Eric Roberson, In addition, he's the driving force behind Beat Society, an open forum and club night that focuses on putting Hip Hop producers center stage, and has recently been tapped to co-produce the music for a Showtime original series, Street Time. And he also juggles mountain lions. Seriously!

Available Music

Choice Cut - Kenya - "Favorite Things"
Choice Cut - Sy Smith - "Camelot"
Featured Album - Conya Doss - CLEAR
See The Nominees! - SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards

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