Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Anthony "Dupree" Walker comes from a city where talent is scarce, crime emerges, and has a history of having young people hiding behind a desolate future. Since birth, Anthony Dupree was ordained to be the destined one to place his family’s legacy on a platform of greatness. As a child growing up in church, he learned early about the power of faith and knew exactly what his purpose was.
Throughout his early years, Anthony Dupree began singing at the age of five and acting at the age of ten. All throughout his childhood he received praise on his talents by family, those within his local assembly, and community. With this support and love for performing arts, Dupree knew that this was his calling.
Some of the most memorable and exciting moments were in 2007 when he got the opportunity to share the stage with legendary recording artist. These artist include(s) Grammy Winning recording artist Patti Labelle, R&B Sensation Teddy Pendergrass, and National recording artist Stephanie Mills during a celebration at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2008, Anthony Dupree left the city of Wilmington to pursue higher education at The Virginia State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with great future plans to construct and open his very own production studio company.
In 2011, Anthony Dupree published his first novel titled, Imagine Me. The novel is a very intense story that discusses families who deal with secrets and betrayal. In addition to being an author, the soul singer recorded his first single in 2013 titled 'You’re All I Need', which was picked up by one of Atlanta's top online radio station's and placed on the acclaimed BET Hip-Hop Awards mix tapes in 2014 & 2015.
Anthony Dupree began his acting career in 2013 with the D. Wiggins Entertainment Group of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania starring in the stage play production, Static. Then in 2014, Anthony Dupree starred in the encore production, Behind Closed Doors with the same production company; where he won two awards for Best Song Performance and Best Comedic Role during the DWP awards. Anthony Dupree continues to hit the stage and has been honored to work with legendary entertainers such as actors Clifton Powell, Debbie Morgan, Global Recording artist Keith Washington, comedian AJ Johnson, televised actress Jackee Harry, Global Recording artist Shirley Murdock, televised actor from Tyler Perry Productions, Tony Grant and Global Recording artist Gary "Lil G" Jenkins from R&B group, Silk .
Facing both individuality and adversity, Anthony Dupree is reminded of the famous quote written by Frederick Douglas, “Without Struggle There Can Be No Progress.” Being a member of the prestigious Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Anthony Dupree knows the importance of uplifting his community, uplifting humanity, and exemplifying good character .Growing up in a community full of disparity and poverty, Anthony Dupree wants to be an example to the community and let them know that dreams CAN come true, faith is real, and all things are possible through Christ. Anthony Dupree wants to dedicate his career to his grandfather, the late Johnny L. Walker and great aunt, the late Dr. Emma Burgess.