Anthony Parker better known as “Wordsmith” is a Baltimore-based rapper, musician and entrepreneur. Wordsmith makes hip-hop with a strong motivational message. His mission is to entertain and educate through a message of purpose while providing clean, quality, marketable Music for the Masses. Philanthropy has always been a major part of Wordsmith’s core values and his partnerships with Project Plase Homeless Shelter in Baltimore and Kids Connection Haiti keeps his purpose alive and well. As of July 2020, Wordsmith officially opened his nonprofit “Rise with a Purpose, Inc.”
In 2009 Wordsmith opened his independent label NU Revolution Entertainment. Since its inception, distribution and licensing deals have been partnered with Ingrooves, United Masters, Redeye, and APM Music. Wordsmith has released 5 albums over his career, became a Grammy Voting Member and earned winner of Best Rap/Hip Album for Perspective Jukebox at the 16th Independent Music Awards. Wordsmith continues to use this platform to strengthen partnerships with major brands like: Netflix, ESPN, NFL Network and WWE to name a few. 2019 brought prominent features in the hit shows Russian Doll (Netflix), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), Preacher (AMC) and Skam France (UK TV).
Wordsmith has collaborated with notable acts Chubb Rock, Skyzoo, Camp Lo, Sadat X, Jaz-O, Ruste Juxx, Grand Daddy I.U. & his cousin Roc Marciano over the years to name a few.