T-REP The Young Prayzr
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T-REP The Young Prayzr

Atlanta, Georgia, United States | SELF

Atlanta, Georgia, United States | SELF
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"Get Crunk For Jesus"

The theme of the 2006 Youth for Christ Conference is: Get Crunk for Jesus. All area youth and youth ministries are invited to represent their church and ministry at a holy hip-hop party for Jesus that just won't stop! The preachers, sing, dance, act and rap about Jesus and His promises to the youth. "Saved by Grace", a minstry representing Huntsville, AL is a dance - drama ministry, specializing in mime; "Young Prayzr" and his friends "M.A.J.O.R.S." and "Chelsea and Kevin", are hip-hop gospel and praise and worship, ministers from Atlanta, Georgia for today's youth.

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article) - The Abbeville Herald

"Spreading the word! Nine-year-old gospel rapper keeps the faith real!"

Tony Betton, Jr. sings praise to a higher power. Betton, Jr., whose stage name is the Young Prayzr, performs gospel rap music before audiences with a biblical message.

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article) - Clayton News Daily (January 13, 2006) By Jeffrey Whitfield

"Holy Hip-Hop! Young boy spreads word of God through hip-hop!"

Tony Betton has accomplished more than the average child his age--he has performed in front of masses of people. Betton, 9, of Hampton, is a holy hip-hop artist and travels around the metro Atlanta area delivering his message of salvation.

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article) - Clayton Neighbor Newspaper (March 1, 2006) By LaTria Garnigan

"Young Prayzr -- Urban Inspirational/Holy Hip-Hop Artist!"

Quote - "I am a 9-year old Urban Inspirational/Holy Hip-Hop Explosion! Hittin' them streets in and around the ATL., getting 'em Crunk 4 Christ and telling everyone of all ages about the Big G.O.D. and sharing my motto, "It's Cool 2 Be A Christian! Cause That's Whassup!"

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article) - Rejoice Atlanta Newspaper - Generation Hip-Hop Column (December 2005) By Nova 4 Jehovah

"Young Prayzr ablaze with praise!"

Tony Betton took hold of the microphone nine months ago at choir practice at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, and the 9-year-old hasn't let go since.

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article) - CrossRoads News (March 30, 2006) By McKenzie Jackson

"Temple of Praise Church celebrates with banquet."

Temple of Praise Church Ministries, Inc. celebrated its Youth Explosion Revival with a banquet on Feb. 18, an event which saw the crowning of the 2006 Mr. and Miss Temple of Praise.

The theme for the Youth Explosion 2006 was "I Am Determined To Serve The Lord".

A highlight of the evening was the performance of 9-year old Tony Betton, Jr. nephew of Elder Kevin L. Betton.

(Log on to www.youngprayzr.com for complete article)
- Savannah Morning News (March 23, 2006) By Margaret Hendrix


Single "Hittin' Dem Streets!" featured on the Holy Hip Hop Vol. 4 Compilation CD which was released worldwide by EMI Gospel on Oct. 17, 2006.

Holy and Crunk Vol. 1 Compilation CD soon to be released worldwide by Sony.

Independent debut CD titled "Here Comes The Young Prayzr!".

DJ Lace Positive Mixtape Series Vol. 1

DJ Fresh Mixshow #46

Young Prayzr's Mixtape hosted and mixed by DJ Scissorhands of The World Famous Superfriends DJ Pool.

Hoodfest 2006 Promo Compilation CD.

Atlanta Hip Hop For Life Compilation CD for Ground Control Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign "Saving Lives...One Song At A Time." Distributed worldwide by Illumina Records.


Feeling a bit camera shy


Are you ready for a inspirational Explosion?! Then here comes T-REP! the Young Prayzr. A powerful example of God’s favour in full affect. T-REP! the Young Prayzr’s Senior Pastor, Bishop Eddie L. Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, GA encourages his flock to “TAKE AUTHORITY!” YP is walking in obedience & doing just that! With an undeniable talent and a clearly visable anointing, this 11-year old Holy Hip Hop/Urban Inspirational recording artist and emcee is dedicated to reaching the masses of all ages, races and music genres and having a whole lot of fun doing it.

Since he first stepped into the world of hip-hop in August of 2005, YP has made major accomplishments in a year’s time and has quickly established a huge and versatile fan base. To date, YP has blessed audiences with his ministry for over 90 occasions, including an impromptu appearance requested by Kirk Franklin himself. He has shared the stage as the opening artist for artists such as Charles & Taylor, Canton Jones, D-Class, Platinum Souls, Comedian Johnathan Slocum and many more.

YP was recently featured in a worldwide online interview and song feature on the Brother Tee Show (The Trinity Radio Network). He was also featured on the 92.1 FM Underground Gospel Radio Show with DJ Uncle Jeff. He has been spotlighted in 6 Newspaper articles with more interviews pending. He served as emcee for Bishop Eddie L. Long's (New Birth MBC) “The Gift In Me” Talent Show and also emceed and performed as a featured artist at New Birth's 2006 4th of July Celebration, opening up for The Annointed Pace Sisters. YP was recently a featured artist while performing for the 2006 National Urban League NULLITES Youth Explosion. His debut single, “Hittin’ Dem Streets!” has been selected for the award winning compilation CD series, “Holy Hip Hop Vol. 4 – Taking The Gospel To The Streets!” to be released worldwide on Oct 17th, 2006 and distributed by EMI Gospel. Artists everywhere are calling on YP for collabs and placement on compilations.

As of today, YP’s booking schedule is jammed packed with upcoming events. He’s in high demand because the buzz is out on how God is moving in his ministry in a big and rapid way. With far too much to mention here, see the long list of past appearances and upcoming events at www.youngprayzr.com.

YP is multi-talented. He is the winner of a freelance modeling/acting contract with The National Board’s Model Productions Atlanta & has appeared on 4 episodes of Cartoon Network (with Nick Cannon, Sammie, Da Back Wudz and Jessie McCartney). He’s been called back for his first speaking role for Cartoon Network.

With all of this excitement, attention and the many blessings coming at him so quickly, YP still remains humble and stays focused on his soul winning mission, maintaining good grades in school and simply being a kid. Young Prayzr has been sent to boldly magnify the world’s perception of the greater possibilities of what God can accomplish with a child. “Get ready world…Here Comes The Young Prayzr!”

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Because Young Prayzr was selected for the Holy Hip Hop, Vol. 4 CD Compilation opportunity, Sonicbids wanted to tell the world about it. So, Young Prayzr's Sonicbids Electronic Press Kit (EPK) is now on Sonicbids' Who's Playing listings. Check it out from their home page: www.sonicbids.com.