Quindon Tarver

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Quindon Tarver
Born (1982-08-04) August 4, 1982 (age 31)
Occupations singer, songwriter, actor
Instruments Vocals

Quindon Tarver (born August 4, 1982) is an American singer.

Life and career[edit]

Quindon Tarver is an American singer. Quindon started singing in church and his claim to industry fame started in his early teen years. Most known for his contribution to the film Romeo & Juliet. His 1996 cover of Prince's "When Doves Cry" for the film William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet Quindon performed it on on soundtrack 2 (in which Tarver received a double platinum plaque for selling 2 million records)., as well as his performance on the chorus of the album version of "Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)" for the same film and its subsequent remix "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)". He is most recognized for Under the same management as then teen sensations Immature/IMx, Smooth, Gyrl, and B2K, Quindon quickly began to appeal to a large market of teens and began touring the world with the likes of Immature, Brandy Norwood, and Monica. Throughout his career, Quindon has added to soundtracks for feature film’s Kazaam (A&M Records) and “Down in the Delta” Virgin Records. He has also appeared in the film Romeo and Juliet (as choir boy) directed and produced by Baz Luhrmann (who also produced and directed Moulin Rouge and Strictly Ballroom), and making appearances on Good Morning America, Soul Train (A great American classic music show for Don Cornelius music productions) and American Idol seasons 2&7 in which he finished in the top 50. Quindon has also worked with artists: Faith Evans, Playa (An R&B group featuring Static Major, who is responsible for hits like Lil Wayne’s Lollipop), Tiny (of Xscape and VH1’s family hustle) and Nokio (of R&B group Dru Hill). He has worked with some talented producers notably, Troy Taylor who is responsible for the likes of R&B artist Trey Songz and can be deemed responsible for his new found success.

He also auditioned for the second & seventh season of American Idol, and was eliminated in the Hollywood rounds. Quindon Tarver has started a YouTube channel called QuindonTarverInc and is currently working on a new inspirational project, as well as, writing a book.

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