Christian R&B/hip hop artist, and ex-BET Networks host is on the Positive Phil Podcast
Rahn Anthoni is a Christian R&B/hip hop artist, and ex-BET Networks host, and an advocate for special needs children. He has a heartbreaking tale to tell about his own special needs child, who passed away from abuse allegedly at the hands of a caregiver. His new single, “I’ll Trust You” is produced by a Dove Award winner, and it’s a tribute to his son. Rahn is also the founder of several special needs charities.
Rahn Anthoni Bio
Urban dance music and Christian artist Rahn Anthoni crafts hot hip-hop with an R&B flow, with its deep roots in gospel flavors. His history with inspirational music has helped him develop a positive relationship with God and the world of song. Despite the heartbreaking circumstances around the death of his special needs son, Aaron Hatcher, Rahn has been able to turn tragedy to triumph, delivering a message of hope and love to the masses.
Rahn Anthoni hails from a small town in Florida. Growing up, he got his first break singing back-up for “The Song Bird Of The South” Dottie Peoples. This led to Anthoni signing with Tate Music Group, who released his first single, “Hold On.” The inspirational song gave listeners the encouragement to “Hold On” to life.
Rahn got his first break in television hosting, “Starpower” on The BET Network.
Anthoni has also been in movies, making a cameo appearance in Thina Films’ “Good Deed.” Utilizing his experience and growing interest and knowledge in TV and film, Anthoni developed “The Rahn Anthoni Show,” which has received over 1 millions views on Eotm TV . In 2015, Anthoni covered The Oscars Red Carpet for Eotm Media Group.
Then tragedy struck…After losing his special needs son to abuse, allegedly by his son’s teacher, Anthoni has become an advocate for special needs kids. The Aaron Hatcher Awards are given every year, in honor of his late son, Aaron Hatcher. His son also inspired him to start the Special Needs Rock Awards and They Can’t Talk But We Can, a non-profit organization providing advocacy for children with disabilities. For more information, visit www.theycanttalkbutwecaninc.org/.
From tragedy, comes triumph…While with Beware Records, Tolga Katas, who produced r&b hitmaker, Stevie B, produced a hit song for Rahn called, “Give Your Love To Me.” Now with Emergence Records, Rahn Anthoni will be tearing up the charts with his high energy music, spreading the love he carries in his soul.
Anthoni’s latest single is “I’ll Trust You,” written and produced by Dove Award-winning producer, Freddie Jerkins III. The song is dedicated to the memory of Anthoni’s late son. It’s now at radio stations everywhere.
Anthoni is also CEO of WMQGRadio.com The Source, the number #1 internet radio station giving back to the Old Skool music.
“Music makes me feel free from all my problems that I have each day,” Anthoni says, and he is glad to pass the feeling along to fans. “It gives me a getaway and expresses love to all my listeners – including myself.”