Album: “THE” EP
Release Date: 10/01/10
Billy Willis(CHRISTF1RST)was born in Los Angeles, California. He was introduced to rap music by his older brother and introduced to music production by family friend Ronnie Jones. He recorded his first demo at 8 years old, then started looking for record deals on his own. At the age of 9 years old he auditioned and was cast in a principle role for “Homeroom”, a sitcom that first aired in 1989 on ABC before being picked up for syndication on stations like BET. He also appeared on several other sitcoms between 1989 and 1996. Now, Preaching Christ and him crucified is the point of focus for Billy and music is one of his platforms.
In January 1998, Billy Willis, formerly known as “Billy Kash” was touched by the power of God and accepted Jesus Christ as his lord and saviour, between 1998 and 2006 he served at “The Potter’s House” church in Covina, California functioning as a worship leader, musician, outreach leader, bible study leader, youth leader and has been rapping in churches and outdoor events all over southern California. He has also had opportunities to minister through Hip-Hop in Winslow, Arizona and even in South Africa. He’s a man on the move for God who’s goal is to win the lost to Jesus. Billy now goes by the name “CHRISTF1RST” and attends “Charter Oak Lighthouse” church in Covina Where he leads worship, teaches teen bible study and is involved in community outreach ministry