Young King David’s sizzling new southern rap style is known for spicing up the Word of God. You will never catch him watering down the gospel to get his message out but couples it with banging beats and flaming lyrics relevant to hip-hop fanatics.
His debut album, College Graduate doesn’t fail to deliver. The album also gets its swag on with songs like ROC WITH THE ROCK, MYSELF, an anthem celebrating individuality and a rock out banger such as SUMMA CUM LAUDE just to name a few.
Overall, the album College Graduate is a raw testimonial of Young King David mainly focusing on finishing what you start. In this victorious lyrical biography the artist takes listeners through his graphic journey going from being abused by his mother addicted to cocaine to skipping school and selling drugs on the street corner. College Graduate talks about what motivated Young King David to give his life to Christ and take his education seriously.
For over 7 years, Young King David has been a dedicated member and serving under the fine leadership of Bishop George L. Davis of Faith Christian Center Church in Jacksonville, FL, a ministry extension under Bishop Keith A. Butler of Word of Faith International in Detroit, Michigan. He also solidified his music ministry under the supervision of Christlike Flavor Ministries, spearheaded by Maurice “Mad Man” Brailsfords from New Covenant Ministries, Jacksonville, FL. Dynamically taught the Word and how to effectively apply it in everyday settings, Young King David has an anointing from God to benefit any audience.
Young King David tours the country frequently. He’s hit the stage in ministry with Pettidee, D Mobb, T-Juan, Brinson, Big Fil and has been featured on several television programs including the J-Mack Gospel music show in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Today, Young King David (David Holmes) is a Florida State University graduate. He earned his bachelor’s in finance in 2008 and works as a licensed stock broker for a leading investment firm. He also graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bible College and Seminary in Tallahassee, FL. He is married to his beautiful wife, television news journalist Madiyah M. Holmes.
“I've noticed Young King Davids’s passion for getting the Word of God out to this generation... merging the Anointed Word with rhythm and rhyme.” “...Young King David has something to say that our youth need to hear". -Andre' Cooper - Senior Pastor, Faith Christian Center Tallahassee
“I don't know anyone else who is hungrier for the Lord’s business than this young man. He is a true hustler for the Lord and he lives what he raps in his songs." -Evangelist Marland Maurice Brailsford
“Young King David’s expressive lyrics and sinewy sounds are a phenomenal view into the heart of this man and his generation. He offers through his art the capacity to reach into the soul of a person and draw out the very best within them.” -Pastor Shane Former Pastor of Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, FL.