Yazz ‘the greatest’ in Philly tonight at Roxy and Onyx club with a special guest from the cast of EMPIRE!
Bryshere Gray, born and raised in West Philadelphia, is Empire‘s fresh prince.
The 21-year-old rapper/actor plays Hakeem, the youngest son of Empire Entertainment CEO Lucious Lyon on Fox’s new hit series. But, as Gray is quick to assert, he is not the privileged Hakeem.
At 16, Gray began rapping after being injured playing for the Overbrook High School football team. He spent his recoup months “studying music.” And after being fired from Pizza Hut for writing raps while on the job, he used his last check to pay for his first music video, “Ransom,” in 2011. He became one of Philly’s young rappers to watch. And with Empire enjoying a growing following, Gray says Philly has geared him up for launch. Read Full Interview on Philly.com