|Birth name||William Tyrone Branch|
|Origin||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Genres||Christian hip-hop, hip-hop|
|Labels||Cross Movement, Xist|
William Tyrone "Duce" Branch a.k.a. The Ambassador or Ambassador is a Christian hip-hop artist who has recorded both independently and as a founding member of the group The Cross Movement. Branch is the former president of Cross Movement Ministries. He is an alumnus of Dallas Theological Seminary and has a Master in Theology degree graduating with honors.
A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, William "Duce" Branch a.k.a. the Ambassador is the co-planter of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia. He has toured globally as a solo artist and with the Cross Movement. He has also served as the president of the non-profit organization Cross Movement Ministries and ministered the gospel through rap and preaching for nearly 15 years.
Building on the success of his second solo project, The Thesis and his Grammy- and Stellar-nominated release HIStory with group the Cross Movement, he released The Chop Chop: From Milk to Meat', produced by J.R., Official, Tony Stone and HOTHANDZ. Its first singe was "Gimme Dat!"
|1999||Christology: In Laymen's Terms
|2008||The Chop Chop: From Milk to Meat
|2011||Stop the Funeral
|2016||When Sacred Meets Secular
- "Why Me" by Trip Lee
- "Everyday All Day Cypha" by Everyday Process featuring Lecrae, FLAME, Phanatik & R-Swift
- "Star Struck" by Da' T.R.U.T.H.
- "It's the S.O.I. (Sons of Intellect Anthem)" by KJ-52 featuring Phanatik credited on the packaging and liner notes as "Deuce"
- "I'm Alive Remix" by Jahaziel featuring G Kid & Da' T.R.U.T.H.
- "One, Two" cuts by DJ Skillspinz
- "Hold Your Ground" cuts by DJ Skillspinz
with the Cross Movement
- "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)
- "The Ambassador - Honor and Glory (Official Music Video)" (1999)
- "Get You Open" (2005)
- "Gimme Dat!" (2008)
- "Phanatik and Me: Some Thoughts About His Denunciation of the Christian Faith". Retrieved March 6, 2022 – via www.youtube.com.
- Farias, Andrea. (2005). "Review: The Thesis", Christianity Today
- Hyde, Jesse. (December 8, 2005). "Hip-hop's Public Enemy", Dallas Observer
- "William T. Branch". sebts.edu. Retrieved February 15, 2020.