Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Kelly Williams~~~~ Prodigal Son

Born and raised in Canton, Ohio, “Prodigal Son”  only had 4 choices to escape poverty.  1=Crime, 2=School, 3=Sports, 4=Music, Prodigal decided to take all 4 avenues.  While in high school Prodigal formed an R&B group that opened for a host of artist such as Levert, Rude Boyz, and, The O’Jays.  At the height of “ Prodigal’s” career he was sentenced to prison for a period where he had perfected his musical gift.

“Prodigal Son” then moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend college and make a better living for himself.  While attending Columbus State Community College “Prodigal” linked up with contemporary jazz band P. Rainey Coalition under Sony Music recordings, performing front line vocals for the band, and performing in various night clubs and major jazz venues.  Opening for such acts as Pieces of a Dream, George Clinton, Mickey Howard, Spiral Jira and many more.  In 1998 “Prodigal” performed a song entitled Guilty Eyes on the bands New Millennium/Sony recording release entitled Different Angles.  In 1999  “Prodigal Son” moved to Ft. Lauderdale Florida to pursue his musical gift because he believed in BIGGER opportunities

Since being in Florida “Prodigal” has opened for a host of artist including R. Kelly, Trina, Busta Rhymes, and the opening act for several BET comics. In 2000, Prod signed a one (1) album recording contract with a recording label out of Miami, Fl.  In 2001 (Q-Dizzo) released a Christmas song/video under the recording label that has soared to #1 in 5 states.    September 7, 2002  “Q-Dizzo) made his first national television appearance on Showtime In Harlem, and MTV’s making the band with P.Diddy.

Amongst Prodigal's musical gifts he has been cast for 1 major film Bad Boyz 2.  A Sinners prayer (HBO Special 2005) now available in FYE music stores and upcoming feature film HIDDEN RAGE 2010


NOW A 2009-2010 STELLAR AWARD NOMINEE, IN ADDITION TO MAKING THE 2nd ROUND 2012 (54TH) ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS BALLOT,  PRODIGAL SON have Being healed from breast cancer with the help of no doctors, only God, he turned into The Prodigal Son, giving his life/music to God. Prodigal now performs regularly in churches, clubs, outreach programs, drug/prison institutions and the streets, Having shared the stage with great performers such as SANCTUS REAL, CANTON JONES, DA-TRUTH, K-DRAMA,  PAPA SAN, DOTTIE PEOPLES, VICKI WINANS, ISREAL, BOBBY JONES of BET Bobby Jones Gospel, and a host of other greats.

Prodigal Son has formed his own recording label “HOLY-wood Records” which has released 5 albums nominated for 1 Stellar Award and his (2) latest cd projects KINGDOM SWAGGA-NOMICS "THE NEW ERA" Landed at #21 on Billlboard gospel album charts the week of August 21, 2010.& his compilation cd WELCOME 2 HOLY-wood (April 26, 2011)  Debut Gospel Billboard week of May 7 & May 14, 2011 #28 overall #50
Week of May 21, #28
Week of May 28 #27

HOLY-wood Records artist Prodigal Son has been cast for a movie surrounding the epidemic of school shootings..named HIDDEN RAGE.. RELEASE SET FOR WINTER 2011... FOR THE VIDEO check out at WWW.HIDDENRAGE.COM

Prodigal was also chosen to compete as 1 of 10 national gospel artist to perform on B.E.T’s Gospel Dream January 2004, and also produced the 2003, 2004,2005,2006,2007 stunt music soundtrack for the Power Team & The soundtrack for the Arena Football Team The Canton Legends.

With Prodigal Son’s strong dedication to music, and God, he will become a great success at anything he touches . Are you willing to Help?


For media inquiry please contact Sheila Clark 954 801 4965

Join me on Monday, Feb 13 as I interview Prod on Live with Lady Jay @ 6:30-7:00 EST


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