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Published on June 14th, 2017 | by The Hezekiah Walker Show with Neicy Tribbett

Black Music Month Luminary: Tye Tribbett

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Tyrone “Tye” Tribbett was born on January 26, 1976 in Camden, New Jersey, and was raised in an Apostolic Pentecostal church. His father is pastor and his mother Neicy is a minister and well known as co-host of The Hezekiah Walker Show. He is married to Shanté Tribbett, who was a member of Greater Anointing, and they have two daughters together. Tye also has a brother, Thaddaeus, who is part of the band ‘Soundcheck’ and is now the current bassist for artist Estelle. Tye also has two sisters; one sister, DeMaris, also sang in Greater Anointing.

Tye has two Top 10 hits on the Billboard Gospel Charts; Greater Than peaked at # 9 in 2013 and his current hit, Work It Out, currently is #5.

Tribbett has won two Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Song 2013 He Did It Before (Same God) and Best Gospel Album 2013 for Greater Than. Tribbett has a total of seven Grammy nominations.

Before launching his gospel career, Tribbett toured and recorded as a background vocalist with such artists as Faith Hill, Will Smith, Usher, Don Henley, Justin Timberlake, and Sting.

 

 

 

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