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Hezekiah

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As you of Philly’s leading underground beat-makers (J-Live, Zap Mama, Bahamadia, Mr. Organic, and Pharoahe Monch), Hezekiah got his humble begin singing in chapel and fronting his uncle’s funk music group. In 1986, he received some hands-on teaching when his cousin brought house a four-track recorder and drum machine, and after that, through college, he spent a lot of his leisure time producing beats as a spare time activity. After graduating, Hezekiah installed with mostly of the hip-hop acts centered from Delaware and developed a mixtape known as Exit Wound Position. As luck could have it, in 1983 he fulfilled up with the Origins in the peak of the success and began concerning himself with Philadelphia’s flourishing hip-hop picture. In 2005, New York’s Spirit Spazm label got see and released his debut single album, Be quick Up & Wait around…, which presented Hezekiah rapping among guests Bahamadia, Scuff, Main Kamachi, and Grand Agent. For the next 12 months he continued operating behind the system, co-producing music to get a Showtime series entitled Street Period and creating paths for performers Aaron Livingston and AAries, and in Sept 2007 he came back along with his sophomore record, I Predict a Riot.

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Children Manasseh of Judah
Parents Ahaz, Abijah
Awards Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album, GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
Music Songs Every Praise - Radio Edit, I Need You To Survive, The Lord Will Make A Way Somehow, I Feel Your Spirit, Souled Out, Lead Me To That Rock, You Covered Me, Work Things Out, Living to Live Again, Jesus Is The Light, Amazing, Let The Redeemed, Great Is Our God, God Is For Me, Lord Do It, Praise Break, Lord Lift Me Up, I Will Bless The Lord, Every Praise, Do You Know Him, Never Forget, Better, Let The Glory, Keep On Moving On, He's Holy, Glad To Be Alive, Let Go, Let God, Keeper, The Battle, More Than a Holiday, 99 a Half, You Kept Me
Albums Azusa: The Next Generation, Souled Out, Live in London at Wembley, Family Affair, Live in New York By Any Means..., Focus on Glory, Live in Toronto, Azusa The Next Generation 2 - Better, 20/85 the Experience, Family Affair II: Live at Radio City Music Hall, Live in Atlanta, Live at Love Fellowship Tabernacle, The Essential Hezekiah Walker, Nothing but the Hits, Setlist: The Very Best Of Hezekiah Walker LIVE, Playlist: The Very Best Of Hezekiah Walker, By Any Means Necessary
Nominations BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Artist, GMA Dove Award for Gospel Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Album, GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Artist
Movies The Gospel Live, Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Crusade Choir: Family Affair, Hezekiah Walker & the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir: Live in London, Shakin' the House: Live in L.A., Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Choir: Absolutely Live!, Nocturnal Agony, Show Yourself Mighty, WOW Gospel #1s, WOW Gospel 2007, The Covenant, WOW Gospel 2006


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Gospel 2005 performer: "Jesus Medley"
The Preacher's Wife 1996 performer: "The Lord Is My Shepherd"
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood 1996 performer: "Don't Give Up"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul Ties 2018 completed Mr. Walker
Nocturnal Agony 2011 Franklin
The Gospel 2005 Brother Gordon

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself - Musical Support
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Praise the Lord 2009-2013 TV Series Himself - Performer / Himself
Parallel Paths 2007 TV Series Himself
The Gospel Live Concert 2005 Video Himself
35th Annual GMA Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2004 TV Special Himself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
2000 Essence Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
1999 Essence Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
The 1998 Soul Train Christmas Starfest 1998 TV Movie Himself
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 TV Special Himself

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