Tevin Campbell

Tevin Jermod Campbell (came to life November 1 2, 1976) is an african american vocalist, song writer and performer. Produced in Waxahachie, Tx , he revealed a fire at quite a young age for singing. He started by singing gospel in church and following being organized to audition to get a well-known jazz musician in 1988, he was signed to Warner Bros. Records After working together with renowned record producer, Quincy Jones (who made Michael Jackson ‘s Thriller album – the best-selling album of time), Campbell launched his platinum-selling debut album T.E.V.I.N. in 1991. The record contained his highest-charting single to day, Inform Me What You Need Me To Do, which attained #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 graph.

His double-platinum-selling second record, I am Prepared , launched in 1993 contained 2 of Campbell’s hottest tunes, Can We Speak which attained #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the record’s title-track I’m Prepared which also attained #9 on the Billboard. In 1996, Campbell launched his third album, Again to the Planet , which wasn’t as effective as his first two releases and his self titled fourth record, Tevin Campbell , premiered in 1999 but neglected to reach reasonable success as well.

Aside from songs, Campbell began a performing career in Prince ‘s sequel to Purple Rain called Graffiti Bridge He also produced guest appearances on The New Prince of belair and Moesha , expressed the type named Power line in Disney ‘s animated film A Goofy Film and was forged as Seaweed in the Broadway musical Hair spray in 2005.

All through his job, Campbell has gained 5 Grammy-Award nominations and has offered an approximated 3 million copies world-wide (from his initial two records only).

Produced in Waxahachie, Tx , Tevin Campbell had an enthusiasm for singing in a youthful age. He started by singing gospel, first as a choir member, and as a soloist at Jacob’s Chapel in a village just south of Dallas, Texas 1988-1990.

In 1988, a pal of Campbell’s mom arranged for him to audition for jazz flutist Bobbi Humphrey by singing on the telephone to her in Ny. Humphrey took a fascination with Campbell and submitted a sound and video tape to Warner Bros. This caused a meeting with Benny Medina , the Warner’s senior vice-president and general sales supervisor of black songs.

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