Tony Batez is an American Hip-Hop recording artist, and Entreprenuer. Born in Charleston Wv, by the age of 7, Tony found his self alongside his Mother and 2 Brothers, in the Washington Dc area, and surrounding parts. Spending most of his formative years in Maryland, in the infamous GlassManor/AudreyLane section of P.g. County. Moving back to Charleston Wv at the age of 14, he had already experienced, and seen all the streets had to offer, but Charleston was the tipping point for the young aspiring recording artist. Living with his Father at the time, he started to write songs in his bedroom, in desperate need of studio time, Batez hooked up with another young aspiring recording artist and producer by the name of Akshun. Alongside Akshun and a young hungry local artist by the name of Diagnosis, the 3 of them formed a team, and later on a label by the name of Akshun Ent. They went on to perform in venues all over the state of Wv, and even had a record entitled "Chickz in th Club" that went on to be played on 98.7 The Beat''s "Battle of the Beats" and won steady rotation for almost 2 full months. Releasing his first mixtape titled " The Biznezz", their team took the city of Charleston by storm. Other Works of his are: " Back in the Lab", "Meet Me at the Trap vol.1", and his most recent "Fire Work" mixtape/album. He is currently in the studio working on his Fourth up-coming mixtape entitled "Road to Success" which will be available in January of 2014.