PreZ Blackmon II is best known as half of JDI Records contemporary gospel duo Renee Spearman and Prez. His cd entitled Dr. Bobby Jones presents Renee Spearman and Prez ”He Changed Me” debuted on BillBoard Top Gospel Albums Chart at #13 and received a 2010 Stellar Award Nomination for Music Video of the Year. Prez has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Jay Leno’s Tonight Show with Josh Groban, NBC’s The Voice Season 2 Finale with winner Jermaine Paul, BET Celebration of Gospel with Dr. Bobby Jones and Y’Anna Crawley, Made for TV movie “The Seat Filler” with Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland and Lady of Soul Awards with CeCe Winans. He has recorded background vocals for MaryMary, Yolanda Adams, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Gladys Knight, Brian McKnight, Kurt Carr and Norman Hutchins. Prez Blackmon II, along with Renee Spearman, recorded the 2011 radio jingle for Stevie Wonder owned KJLH 102.3 FM gospel program “Spread The Word” with Aundrae Russell. February 2013 was a busy month for Prez. He recorded a remake of David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” with Beck at Fox Studios for Lincoln Motor Company’s Hello Again marketing campaign. He also participated in MusiCares 2013 Person of the Year Tribute to Bruce SpringSteen. At this Grammys weekend prestigious event, Prez provided background vocals for Sting, Mavis Staples and Zac Brown Band. PreZ is an active member at the City of Refuge in Gardena, CA where Bishop Noel Jones is pastor. As a lead vocalist of the Men’s Choir – Men of the City, Prez has been in concert with Pastor Marvin Sapp, Pastor Rance Allen, Pastor William Murphy, VaShawn Mitchell and Byron Cage. Prez Blackmon’s single “I Don’t Look Like” (What I’ve Been Through) has obtained over 160,000 YouTube views. The brand new single is entitled “Won’t Be Like This Always.” The song takes listeners back to the days of Sam Cooke with a new school twist. Prez sings- Dry your tears and know things – WON’T BE LIKE THIS ALWAYS!
Location: Los Angeles, CA