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Tyrese Gibson

Gibson in December 2008
Background information
Birth name Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Also known as Black-Ty
Born December 30, 1978 (1978-12-30) (age 31)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres R&B, hip hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, rapper, actor, VJ, screenwriter, film producer, television producer
Years active 1996–present
Labels RCA (1997-2001)
J (2002-present)
Website http://www.tyrese.com
.Tyrese Darnell Gibson (born December 30, 1978),[1] also known simply as Tyrese, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, former fashion model and MTV VJ.^ Find Tyrese on Amazon.com Born Tyrese Gibson on December 30, 1978.

^ Date of birth : 30 December 1978 .
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^ Born: 30 December 1978 Credited as: Tyrese Gibson / Tyrese .

.After releasing several albums, he transitioned into films, with lead roles in several Hollywood films.^ After releasing several successful albums, he transitioned into a film career, with lead roles in several Hollywood films, including Baby Boy, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Four Brothers, and his latest, Waist Deep, Death Race and Transformers.
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^ Later, he released some hit hip-hop albums before being cast in the 2001 film "Baby Boy."
  • Tyrese Gibson on 'Transformers' and the Hollywood hustle - The Arts 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC www.themacweekly.com [Source type: General]

^ After releasing several successful albums, he made the transition into films, with lead roles in several Hollywood films, including Baby Boy, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Flight Of The Phoenix, Four Brothers, Annapolis and his latest, Waist Deep and Transformers.
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Contents

Early life

.Gibson was born in Los Angeles, California, growing up in the Watts neighborhood.^ Tyrese is the youngest of four children, born in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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^ Born Tyrese Gibson, he grew up in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood with his mother, two sisters and an older brother.
  • TYRESE Releases Hit Album, `2000 WATTS'; Stars In New Movie, `BABY BOY' | Jet | Find Articles at BNET 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC findarticles.com [Source type: General]

^ Gibson was born in South Central Los Angeles.
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.His mother, Priscilla Murray Gibson (née Durham), raised him and his three older siblings as a single parent after Gibson's father left in 1983.[2] Gibson's career began when he won a talent show at the age of fourteen.^ His mother, Priscilla Murray Gibson (ne Durham), raised him and his three older siblings as a single parent after Gibson's father left in 1983.

^ Gibson's career began when he won a talent show at the age of fourteen.
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  • Tyrese Gibson Biography 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC www.monstersandcritics.com [Source type: General]

^ He and his three siblings were raised in the Watts section of the city by his single-mom after his father abandoned the family in 1983.
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.An appearance in a 1994 Coca-Cola advertisement, singing the phrase "Always Coca-Cola",[3] led to wider fame, and at seventeen looks paved the way for him to model for Tommy Hilfiger.^ An appearance in a 1997 Coca-Cola advertisement, singing the phrase 'Always Coca-Cola', led to wider fame, and at seventeen looks paved the way for him to model for Tommy Hilfiger.

^ An appearance in a 1997 Coca-Cola advertisement, singing the phrase “Always Coca-Cola”,[2] led to wider fame, and at the age of seventeen he modeled for Tommy Hilfiger.
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^ An appearance in a 1994 Coca-Cola advertisement, singing the phrase "Always Coca-Cola", led to wider fame, and at the age of seventeen his chiseled looks paved the way for him to model for Tommy Hilfiger.
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Acting

In 1996, Gibson appeared on an episode of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. .He also guest starred on the Fox sitcom Martin.^ He began an acting career by guest starring on various sitcoms in the late 1990s, including ABC's “Hangin' with Mr. Cooper,” Fox's “Martin,” The WB's “Sister, Sister” and "The Parent 'Hood," and UPN's “Moesha,” which stars childhood friend Brandy.
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.Then he guest-starred on an episode of The Parent 'Hood sitcom in 1998. He was given the role originally intended for Tupac Shakur in the 2001 film Baby Boy, and he subsequently appeared in the 2003 film 2 Fast 2 Furious (opposite Paul Walker with whom he formed a close friendship), as well as Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Four Brothers (2005) and Annapolis (2006).^ Gibson subsequently appeared in the 2003 box office success 2 Fast 2 Furious (opposite Paul Walker with whom he formed a close friendship), as well as Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Four Brothers (2005) and Annapolis (2006), co-starring James Franco.
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^ Gibson was given the role originally intended for Tupac Shakur in the 2001 film Baby Boy; the movie was somewhat of a success for him.
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^ Gibson has appeared in Transformers and 2 Fast to Furious.

.He appeared in the 2007 action film Transformers.^ He appeared in the 2007 action film "Transformers".

^ His most recent role was in the big-budget action movie, Transformers, which was released in July 2007; the film's director, Michael Bay, had Gibson in mind for the role before he was cast, and thus Gibson did not have to audition for the part.
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^ In 2007, blockbuster director Michael Bay directed the live-action film adaptation of the cherished cartoon series.
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.The film's director, Michael Bay, had Gibson in mind for the role before he was cast, and thus Gibson did not have to audition for the part.^ The film's director, Michael Bay, had Gibson in mind for the role before he was cast, and thus Gibson did not have to audition for the part.

^ His most recent role was in the big-budget action movie, Transformers, which was released in July 2007; the film's director, Michael Bay, had Gibson in mind for the role before he was cast, and thus Gibson did not have to audition for the part.
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^ [Laughs] Gibson: Michael Bay is intense.
  • News: Interview: Tyrese Gibson & Josh Duhamel On Transformers | Latino Review 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC www.latinoreview.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[5] .Gibson may also star in a film version of the superhero Luke Cage; as of 2006, the script was being re-formatted.^ He has also been linked to the superhero character Luke Cage.
  • Tyrese Gibson Wants To Be A Thundercat - Death Race - io9 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC io9.com [Source type: General]

^ Tyrese Gibson wants Luke Cage .
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^ August 29, 2006 Tyrese Gibson as "Luke Cage"?

[5] .Gibson also appeared in action thriller Death Race.^ Gibson recently appeared in "Death Race" with Jason Statham and "Transformers."

^ Gibson also appeared in action thriller "Death Race".

^ The former model and MTV veejay currently co-stars in the new-to-DVD “Death Race,” a loose remake of the 1975 thriller “Death Race 2000.” .
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.In 2009, he reprised his role as Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Robert Epps in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.^ Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen hits America on June 26th, 2009.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tyrese Gibson Talks Luke Cage and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen | MovieWeb 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC www.movieweb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen — 8 comments .
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^ Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ( view more ) .
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.He was scheduled to make an appearance in Fast & Furious, the fourth installment in the The Fast and the Furious film series, but it never happened.^ He was scheduled to make an appearance in "Fast & Furious", the fourth installment in the "The Fast and the Furious" film series, but it never happened.

^ Even though he’s appeared in several successful movies including “Baby Boy,” “2 Fast, 2 Furious,” “Four Brothers” and “Transformers,” Gibson claimed he never took the movies that seriously because of his commitment to his music.
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^ With the exception of 2003's 2 Fast 2 Furious , Gibson has performed in smaller films such as 2005's Four Brothers and 2006's Waist Deep .
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.It is speculated that Gibson may appear in a potential fifth installment.^ It is speculated that Gibson may appear in a potential fifth installment.

.Gibson also portrayed Kyle Williams in the Sony Screen Gems production Legion.^ Posted 2010-01-12 13:42:42 Tags: screen gems , drama , thriller , legion Runtime: 0m32s .
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^ Then comes LEGION, a Sony Screen Gems horror film co-starring, Dennis Quaid.
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^ Posted 2010-01-13 06:26:38 Tags: screen gems , drama , thriller , legion Runtime: 0m49s .
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[6]
.In 2010, Gibson held a cameo in Lady Gaga's music video for "Telephone" as Beyonce's boyfriend.^ Music Videos Exclusive Interviews Archives Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 More...
  • Tyrese’s Wife Norma Mitchell Gibson Takes him to Court! // Claims He’s a Deadbeat Dad // GOSSIPONTHIS.COM 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC gossiponthis.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Lady Gaga Loses Cool in 2005 Video .
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Current events

Gibson at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con for Image Comics.
.Gibson has been attached to a new R&B supergroup called TGT with Ginuwine and Tank.^ Gibson has been attached to a new R&B supergroup called TGT with Ginuwine and Tank.

^ Tyrese Gibson has been attached to a new R&B supergroup entitled TGT with Ginuwine and Tank.
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^ Has-been singers/actors Tyrese Gibson , Ginuwine and Tank—better known for their physiques and current domestic violence problems than any chart-topping—will introduce sweeping new rules during the upcoming "Shirts Off" tour.
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.He is quoted as saying "With all the support our fans have given us individually over the years for our distinct signature styles, collectively we felt our fans deserved to hear great music in a way that they could never have imagined.^ Tyrese says that "With all the support our fans have given us individually over the years for our distinct signature styles, collectively we felt our fans deserved to hear great music in a way that they could never have imagined.

^ Here's what the men had to say about their new collabo...Tyrese aka Black Ty: "With all the support our fans have given us individually over the years for our distinct signature styles, collectively we felt our fans des...

^ He is quoted in saying "With all the support our fans have given us individually over the years for our distinct signature styles, collectively we felt our fans deserved to hear great music in a way that they could never have imagined.
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I've known these guys for years and they truly are like brothers, so it only felt right to come together as a trio to make history". The group is first featured on Tank's remix to the song "Please Don't Go". They also plan an international tour entitled "The Shirts Off Tour" which is set to start in February 2008.[7] Tyrese Gibson is also a artist & member of the Worldwide organization, The Core DJ's
He has also created a three-issue mini-series called Mayhem!, to be published by Image Comics,[8] one of which is already available as an iTunes LP.[9] He has also released a duet with Jewel entitled "Make It Last". This was intended to be on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen soundtrack but was instead used for the promotion of his Mayhem! comic.[10]
.He will star in the upcoming Transformers 3 movie.^ Another Transformers movie returns to the big screen with Tyrese Gibson in a co-starring role.
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^ Plus, he reacts to “ Transformers 2” co-star Megan Fox ’s take on how much money the movie has made to date.
  • Comic-Con 2009: Tyrese Gibson Talks Comic-Con Fans & Megan Fox | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 23 January 2010 23:32 UTC origin3-www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tyrese Gibson, star of the "Transformers" movies, has announced his new comics property to be published by Image Comics, "Mayhem."

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Title Chart Positions Album
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B UK Singles Chart[11]
1998 "Nobody Else" 36 16 59 Tyrese
1999 "Lately" 56 15
"Sweet Lady" 12 9 55
"The Best Man I Can Be" (with Ginuwine, R.L. and Case) 67 15 The Best Man soundtrack
2001 "I love Ayan" 48 15 2000 Watts
"What Am I Gonna Do" 78 24
"Just A Baby Boy" (feat Snoop Dogg)
2003 "How You Gonna Act Like That" 7 4 13 I Wanna Go There
"Signs Of Love Makin'" 57 18
"Pick Up The Phone" (feat R. Kelly & Ludacris) 65 2 Fast 2 Furious soundtrack
2006 "One" 122 26 Alter Ego
2007 "Turn Ya Out" (feat Lil Jon) 70
"Nobody Do It Better" (feat Keith Murray and Junior) Rap-Murr-Phobia
2009 "Take Me Away" TBA

Guest features

Gibson also features on:

Filmography

Awards/nominations

  • Black Movie Awards
    • 2006, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Waist Deep (Nominated)
  • Grammy Awards
    • 2004, Best R&B Male Vocal Performance: "How U Gonna Act Like That" (Nominated)
    • 2000, Best R&B Male Vocal Performance: "Sweet Lady" (Nominated)

References

External links


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