|Born||Tinida Princess Williams|
March 18, 1977 (age 43)
Singer, Song Writer, Performer
💵 Salary :
|🏢 Organization||Golden Child Ent.|
Tinida Princess Clark, better known by her stage name Tinida, is an American singer, songwriter and model. Tinida earned public recognition in 1996 while performing on the same show as the Roc-A-Fella Records recording artist Memphis Beek in Brooklyn. In 2010, she signed a recording contract with Golden Child Ent.
Tinida Princess Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York, on March 18, 1977. She is the daughter of pastor Edward Williams, a paraprofessional CNA, and Joyce Williams, a home health aide. She has two older brothers, Pierre Williams Prince Williams, as well as a younger sister Tamara Williams. As a child, Tinida learned to sing in church. She attended John Dewey High School in Brooklyn and later transferred to South Shore High School from where she graduated in 1995. During her senior year, she gave birth to her first child, a girl she named Joyce Simone Williams. Tinida attended Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn where she majored in aarly childhood education and was a member of the cheerleading team. While cheerleading for the college basketball team, she met her future husband, William Clark, an aspiring member of the men's basketball team. Clark, also known as Billy Buggsy Clark, is the founder of Golden Child Ent. records. After five years of dating, they were married on July 7, 2001. Tinida gave birth to her second child, William I Clark V, the same year.
At the age of 10, Tinida started performing in the gospel choir of her grandfather's church. As a teenager, she had many opportunities singing at family functions, gatherings and local talents shows. In 2010, she released her first single, "Give It To Me" on Golden Child Ent. records. Her second release was the R&B street anthem "Live Life" a cover of the Mobb Deep "#Quiet Storm remix" featuring Lil kim. Tinida also recorded and starred in the video for her third release, another R&B street anthem entitled "When I Feel Like It" a cover of the Fabolous' hit single.
Tinida appeared in the Laurita Winery Idol Competition in May 2013 and performed "Silent Night" at The Roselle Park Annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, which was held indoors at the Casano Community Center the same year in December.
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart position||Album|
|"Give It To Me"||2010||-||-|
|"When I Feel Like It"||2014||-||-|
- " MTV Artist Profile TINIDA"
- Golden Child Ent. website
- "Creative Minds Spotlight"
- "Give It To Me", ITunes
- "Live Life", ITunes
- " Tinida Performs Live Life With Dutch Live", YouTube
- "Tinida - When I Feel Like It Video on MTV.com"
- "Laurita IDOL 2013 Spring Competition Finale" (2 May 2013). Laurita Winery. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
- Jake Magiera and Saul Qersdyn (8 December 2013). "Roselle Park Celebrates The Christmas Holiday Season Rain Or Shine". Roselle Park News. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
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