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Tl Da Lova / Bio

Born and raised in Memphis Tennessee, TL was the oldest child and grandchild to a musical filled family. From the beginning he was born to be a musical Icon. With his family having their own gospel group and playing almost every instrument, TL picked up on a lot of their talents. At the age of 3 he started watching his favorite performer Michael Jackson. He trained himself vocally by repeating what he heard different singers do. At the same age he taught himself how to play the drums. TL was aiming himself towards being a musical genius. At the age of 7 he began to sing and play at his church. And as he got older he started singing at many different programs for both school and church. But he finally reached the point to which he knew this was his life long dream, when he won the talent showcase his eleventh grade year in high school. From there he took off winning more showcases, and being exposed to greater things. After completing high school he auditioned for the American Idol, making it through to the next round, but finding that they had all that they could take. TL went on to sing in many different play productions. Singing with his 1st group Nu Era, TL had a chance to sing for Dave Hollister. But years later TL moved on with his musical dreams. TL later joins with DK, D Jae, and C luv forming a group called Image IV. At that time TL was going by the name T-love. These 4 guys together experienced a lot, accomplished a lot all because of their manager Mercedes Jackson. Image IV opened up for many different events and artists, such as: Pretty Rickey, Boys II Men, The New Years celebration on Beale Street, Africa in April, All Black Mayors Conference, A&R’S in New York @ the Harlem Bar and Grill, the Mayor’s Christmas ball and headlined a host of citywide talent showcases. They also appeared on channel 3 news twice and on the good morning Memphis News channel 13. They had the chances of meeting Master P, Romeo, Bow Bow, Scott Storch, Omarion, and Tracy Ellis Ross. Image IV with the help of Mercedes put out a single “At the Party”. After releasing the single the group departed because of creative differences. That’s when T-love decided to become a solo artist changing his name to TL. TL started his solo career opening up for Tyrese. Then he went to ST. Louis to meet with the St. Lunatics. TL also as a solo artist performed at the city’s Christmas ball and then he opened up for Charlie Wilson and Tamia, Bow Bow and Pleasure P, Performed @ the Memphis Red Birds Game, Master P's Christmas toy give away, St. Jude's charity event, Charity for Africa, Living The Dream Concert, Africa in April and featured in the Street Master's Magazine and many other events. TL has finished his first solo album "The Love Story" and has experienced a lot over the years but the best is yet to come. 1luvtl

General Info

Artist Name
Tl Da Lova
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/tldalova
Genres
R&B/Soul

Contact Info

Location
Memphis, TN