Born and raised in Rochester, NY; Prafit Josiah began his musical career as part of the group called Prafitz (Prophets) which formed in 1993. Prafitz released 2 albums and a myriad of singles before disbanding in 2002.
If you ask Josiah, he’ll describe his music as CHH or Christian Rap. He’s been recording music off and on for over 20 years. In 2016, tragedy struck Prafit Josiah’s family; his cousin was murdered. This event sparked the beginning of Prafit Josiah picking the mic back up and seeking to have Godly impact on the people around him and potential listeners of his music.
“Hip-hop (Christian or not) is not ONLY a young mans sport, I’m hear to talk to grown folks, speak on adult things, I’m NOT trying to fit in, I’m going to just be me…”
So, what should you expect from Prafit Josiah? Expect candid lyricism, dope beats, rhymes and flows in the vein of what some might call “old school” or “Classic Hip-hop”. Some say his music is Hip-Hop in its truest form, while others just simply call it Christian Rap; but no matter what you call it or how you label it, after hearing the music of Prafit Josiah you will definitely be hungry and thirsty for more.