Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, KeAnthony was exposed to a rich variety
of music. At age five, he joined his family’s nine-member gospel ensemble, The Gospel True Notes, solidifying a dream
for a future in music.
In fifth grade, KeAnthony made a friend that would influence his
life in a way he never imagined. The two were inseparable. Childhood innocence would soon melt away, and as teens, they found
themselves engaging in a life on the streets. When faced with the possibility of an aggravated robbery charge, his best friend
turned KeAnthony in to the police, leading him to live the next eight years of his life behind bars.
Now with a lifetime of experiences behind him, KeAnthony is ready to share his story, A Hustla’z Story. This
album is a self-written lyrical lullaby tenderly narrated with the strength of KeAnthony’s character. "It's
all reality to me,” he states. “I can't sit down and write 'I love you' and not mean it. I write songs
that deal with love and life." He addresses one’s need to escape the day to day in “Everytime I’m High,”
a soulful plea for solitude, peace, and freedom. With passionate sincerity, he reminds listeners, particularly single mothers,
to put the past in the past, “don’t let things get in the way of your happy days,” with “It’s
The power of attraction, support and love is explored in the slow jam, “My Song.”
Here he tells listeners of a powerful union, the kind he simply cannot live without. On the flip side, KeAnthony stays true
to life and illustrates the flames of jealousy in “Medlin,” a song about someone content on destroying his reputation
with the woman he loved, which unfortunately led to the break up of the relationship.
The highlight of the album is the lyrical portrayal of the story that led KeAnthony to his stint in prison. The track
“Forever My Homie” cries out to his long lost friend, enlightening listeners on the creation and demise of their
friendship. “A ni**a done snitched on me/ and I thought he’s supposed to be/ forever my homie,” KeAnthony
croons. He goes on, “never saw it coming/ now I’m sitting in this jail cell wondering why/ I’m the only
one doing time.” Definitely one to take the high road, KeAnthony served his time and never sabotaged or sought revenge
on his friend.
With beats and production provided by The Underdogs, Tank, and Scott Storch, a narrative
true to life and a mastery of soul stylistics, A Hustla’z Story is sure to catch the attention of listeners worldwide.
"I don't give a damn where you from,” KeAnthony states proudly. “You will feel this album."
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