Gospel pop recording artist, Tye Tribbett and his group appeared at the famous Apollo Live in New York, with host, Tony Rock, on Wednesday. Although Tribbett was well received by many, some guest could care less. Apollo Live brings on singers trying to get their break in the music industry, and comedian, Tony Rock's job is to create a lively fun atmosphere.
Tye Tribbett was the special recording artist that closed out the show. Tribbett surprised the crowd with his rendition of “He Turned It.” Some of the words are, “The devil thought he had me…” Some of the audience looked uneasy about the entire performance of Tye.
But most of the crowd familiar with Tribbett’s music cheered him on. Tye danced and jumped across the stage under choreographed moves, as they dazzled in their classic black and white attire.
Tribbett is a dapper dresser that wears the latest in fashion. You get a full package with Tye, talent, entertainment and ministry.
The 38-year-old gospel singer has a style similar to Kirk Franklin, but carries his own very well. Tribbett moves his feet just as fast as James Brown did when he performed for audiences. The uniqueness of Tribbett is his jumping ability - his phenomenal energy takes him soaring in the air.
And Tye's back-up dancers and singers share the same energy. They move, shake and dance exciting crowds all across America.
As the last performer at the Apollo, he put a different twist on the show. Leaving some of the audience in awe and others in, let's say, disbelief. The christian artist's mention of the devil raised eyebrows. Then some of the crowd just sat there with no emotion at all.
Tribbett's goal in music is to bring greater awareness of the sins we commit or have committed. He is radical and revolutionary in his approach and attempts to make an impact in this generation.
He is the leader of Tye Tribbett & G.A. and a Grammy award winner of song, "If He Did It Before...Same God" He is married and has two daughters. Tribbett has been on the circuit since 1996.
Do you believe Tye Tribbett is an effective Gospel recording artist?