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Birth name Brady Goodwin Jr.
Born (1976-12-02) December 2, 1976 (age 39)
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Genres East Coast hip hop, alternative hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, Author
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994-present
Labels Cross Movement Records
Associated acts The Cross Movement, 116 Clique

Brady Goodwin Jr. (born December 2, 1976) better known by his stage name, Phanatik is an American East Coast rapper and author who has recorded both independently and as a founding member of the two time Grammy nominated group The Cross Movement. Phanatik is signed to Cross Movement Records. His debut album entitled The Incredible Walk, was released on February 22, 2005. Phanatik has since released his second album entitled "Crime & Consequences" on November 6, 2007 and a third album, "Party Over Here" released November 23, 2010.[1] Phanatik is known for his creative concepts, wordplay or "witty word wizardry" and story telling. His "on beat - off beat" style has been described as a "Thinking man's flow." The artist is also a self-published author. His first book, The Death of Hip Hop, Marriage & Morals became available in August 2010.[2] His second book "City of Allegory" was released November 2011. Brady took a three-year hiatus from the Christian rap world between his second and third album, during which time he wrote and taught character education in the Philadelphia public school system under the umbrella of the non-profit org. Urban Family Council. Between 1997 - 2005, he served as Vice President of Cross Movement Ministries, a non-profit org. based in Philadelphia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and Christian Service from Lancaster Bible College (2009) and is currently working on a master's degree at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Also currently Brady works as the boys coordinator for a bible study organization called Teen Haven.



Year Album
2005 The Incredible Walk
  • First solo studio album
  • Released: February 22, 2005
2007 Crime & Consequences
  • Second solo studio album
  • Released: November 6, 2007
2010 Party Over Here
  • Third solo studio album
  • Released: November 23, 2010

Guest appearances[edit]

  • "Mic Check 1 2" by shai linne featuring Stephen the Levite
  • "Hold Your Ground" by The Ambassador
  • "Hands In The Air" by The Ambassador featuring Enock
  • "From the Mid to the East Cypha" by FLAME featuring Azriel, Da' T.R.U.T.H., E-Licia, J-Silas, J-Son, R-Swift, Thi'sl
  • "Everyday All Day Cypha" by Everyday Process featuring Lecrae, The Ambassador, FLAME, R-Swift
  • "On Now" by Tedashii
  • "How Dare Us" by Young Joshua
  • "Not My Own" by DJ Official featuring Stephen the Levite, Evangel
  • "The Pharisee and the Tax Collector" by Timothy Brindle (featuring Phanatik & Json)

With The Cross Movement[edit]

  • "Heaven's Mentality" (1997)
  • "House of Representatives" (1998)
  • "Human Emergency" (2000)
  • "Holy Culture" (2003)
  • "Gift Rap" (2004)
  • "Higher Definition" (2004)
  • "HIStory: Our Place In His Story" (2007)

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