Tri-State Local Gospel Artist Spotlight #101
Entry #101 Tye Tribett
Raised in a Pentecostal Apostolic church in Camden, New Jersey, Christian and Gospel music songwriter, record producer, music director and singer Tyrone Tribbett is a force to be reckoned with. Tribett served as choir director and founder of the Grammy-nominated and Stellar-Award winning gospel group Tye Tribbett and Greater Anointing, known as G.A. Instruments of vocal, keyboard and drums are a part of his repertoire, and he began producing albums in 2004. Tye Tribbett toured with Faith Hill, and worked with the likes of Will Smith, Usher, Justin Timberlake and Sting. He has been also been associated with artist like Kim Burrell, Kirk Franklin, Mary Mary, and Cheneta Jones. The group’s first official recording appeared on Dreamworks Prince of Egypt’ compilation in 1998. For him, gospel and music is a family affair. His father served as a pastor, and his mother was a minister and radio announcer in the Philadelphia area. Tye Tribett’s wife was a member of Greater Anointing along with one of his sisters. His brother was a member of the band ‘Soundcheck’, and served as bassist for artist Estelle. Tye Tribbett successfully blends praise, worship, strong beats, powerful lyrics, and theatrical stage presentations all for the glory of God.