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THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR THE SINGER, MUSICIAN,WRITER,PRODUCER, ENTERTAINER AND RECORDING ARTIST:
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BORN: THOMAS J.PEARSE APRIL 30, 1962

TOMMY PEARSE IS A MUSICAL PRODUCT OF THE BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH AND THE ESTELLE AND ALPHONSO DANCE STUDIO OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.

HE DECIDED TO START CHASING' HIS DREAM TO BE A RECORDING ARTIST WHEN HE WAS A STUDENT AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY IN WASHINGTON,D.C.

MUSIC JOURNALISTS AND FANS WORLDWIDE HAVE COMPARED HIM TO THE LIKES OF OUR LEGENDARY SOUL MEN. HE HAS BEEN INFLUENCED BY THE BEST OF THEM AND HAS COMPILED QUITE A MUSICAL REPETOIRE OF HIS OWN.

HE FIRST CAME ON THE MUSIC SCENE AS TASHAN SINGING BACKGROUND ON THE FAT BOYS DEBUT ALBUM (CAN YOU FEEL IT?)

HE THEN HOOKED UP WITH RAP GROUP WHODINI TO CREATE ONE OF THE FIRST RECORDS EVER TO BLEND RAP AND R&B TOGETHER "YOURS FOR A NIGHT" ON JIVE/ARISTA ('83) 

ONE YEAR LATER AFTER WRITING NEW SONGS AS A SOLO ARTIST HE WAS THE FIRST R&B SINGER SIGNED BY RUSSELL SIMMONS TO DEF JAM RECORDINGS.WE FIRST FELT TASHAN'S PASSION FOR SOUL AND HIP HOP ON HIS DEBUT RELEASE, "CHASIN' A DREAM"  DEF JAM/COLUMBIA ('85).

HIS SOPHOMORE RELEASE ON (OBR)ORIGINAL BLACK RECORDS/DEF JAM WAS "ON THE HORIZON" ('89).
THE ALBUM FEATURED THE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS SONGS AND VIDEOS "BLACK MAN" AND "SAVE THE FAMILY". TASHAN WAS NOMINATED FOR AN NAACP IMAGE AWARD IN ('91).

KEEPING THE GROOVE AND REFUELING THE PASSION THIS RECORD EXEMPLIFIED HIS CLASSIC RHYTHMN AND BLUES STYLE. "FOR THE SAKE OF LOVE" ('94), RECORDED AT RED BUS STUDIOS IN LONDON, ENGLAND HIS THIRD RELEASE ON CHAOS/COLUMBIA/SONY MUSIC, EXPANDED TASHAN'S INTERNATIONAL APPEAL. THE BEAUTIFULLY ARRANGED SONGS FEATURED THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.

HE PERFORMED THE FIRST SINGLE "LOVE IS FOREVER" ON DON CORNELIUS'S SOUL TRAIN IN 1994. CLEAN, CONTEMPORARY AND REAL HIS DREAM CONTINUED WITH HIS FIRST INDEPENDENT RELEASE "LIFE GOEZ ON" ON POWERKINGDOM MUSIC ('02) TASHAN'S SOULFUL SOPHISTICATION EXUDES IN HIS MELODIES AND LYRICS. HE HAS TOURED AND PERFORMED FOR SOUL AND R&B MUSIC LOVERS IN BRAZIL,ITALY,JAPAN,GERMAN,FRANCE SWEDEN,HOLLAND AND COUNTLESS TIMES IN ENGLAND, THE HOME OF HIS LARGEST FAN BASE.

THIS BRINGS US TO THE LAUNCHING OF TASHAN'S BRAND NEW ALBUMS...
ALL OR NOTHIN'- GIRL BE QUIET- POURIN' LIKE RAIN

ALL OR NOTHIN' CATERS STRICTLY TO THE LADIES. THESE SONGS ARE ABOUT LOVE, PASSION AND DESIRE.

GIRL BE QUIET DELIVERS HOT BEATS FOR BOUNCING IN THE CLUB, JAMMING TO THE RADIO OR PARTYING AT HOME. THIS COLLECTION OF HIP HOP SOUL DANCE MUSIC WILL SURELY TASTE GOOD TO YOUR EARS.

POURIN' LIKE RAIN IS TASHAN7'S DEFINITIVE WORK DESIGNED TO UPLIFT AND INSPIRE THE HUMAN SPIRIT. THIS LYRICAL SET IS POWERFUL AND WILL PROVOKE YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND AND TOUCH YOUR SOUL.

TASHAN7 HOUSE IS A COLLECTION OF SOULFUL HOUSE SONGS.

T$MMYR$CK IS AN EXPLOSIVE FORAY INTO FUNKY ROCK AND ROLL.

AS OF APRIL 25, 2009 WITH THE LAUNCHING OF THIS WEBSITE I NOW PROFESSIONALLY USE THE NAME TASHAN7

 

TALKIN' TO MYSELF PROJECT 2024

IN FEBRUARY OF 2023 I WENT ON A MISSION FROM POWERKINGDOM PKNY AND STARTED RECORDING AT AUTRE NIVEAU STUDIOS IN MOUNT VERNON NY. ALSO KNOWN AS JAMZ STUDIO. I WORKED WITH SOME BRILLIANT YOUNG ENGINEERS.  JUJU, MO TMU, STEEZO, NICK,O THE  STUDIO MANAGER, AND JAMZ THE STUDIO OWNER. MY MAIN CO-PILOT WAS COMMANDER ENGINEER JOLO. ENDLESS FLIGHTS IN STUDIO J AND Z  COMPILING A SET OF RECORDINGS I NEVER IMAGINED I COULD EVER CREATE. R&B, HIP HOP SOUL, HOUSE, AFRO BEAT, SOUTHERN SOUL, AUTO TUNED, BALLADS, SUMMER JOINTS AND A COMPLETE SET OF GOSPEL SONGS. I LISTEN OVER AND OVER, I WRITE, I SING AND RECORD. THESE ARE THE SONGS FEATURED ON THE SITE RIGHT NOW. I AM BLESSED AND GRATEFUL FOR ALL THE CREATIVE ENERGY I HAVE EXPERIENCED DURING THIS TIME. I ALSO WAS BLESSED TO SEE AND MAKE 62 YEARS OF LIFE. A SPECIAL BIRTHDAY FOR ME SINCE I WAS BORN IN 1962. ALL I CAN TRULY SAY IS. THANK YOU LORD FOR BLESSING ME TO USE MY GIFT AND HAVE SO MUCH FUN AND HARD WORK MAKING THESE RECORDS. I AM ‘GRATEFUL’..

I LOVE YOU SO MUCH MAMA TONIE. WE ALWAYS HAVE A GREAT TIME SINGING AND LISTENING TO GOSPEL MUSIC TOGETHER.. FROM A YOUNG KID YOU ALWAYS TOLD ME TO “OPEN YOUR MOUTH AND SING FROM YOUR HEART”. RECORDING THIS GOSPEL SET OF SONGS WAS A BLESSING. HAVING YOUR APPROVAL MEANS EVERYTHING. “IT'S GONNA BE ALRIGHT”

THANKS TO THE PRODUCERS WHO'S MUSIC INSPIRED ME TO WRITE A SONG. TO THE ENGINEERS WHO MADE EACH SONG SOUND GREAT AND ADDED THEIR OWN CREATIVE TOUCH TO THE MIX. TO ASHLEY J, MADAME ZENOBIA AND HER SON FOR THEIR VOCALS. THANK YOU BIG BROTHER NAMESAKE JEROME DICKENS WHO ALWAYS GOT ME ON GUITAR. REST IN ETERNAL PEACE TO MY FRIEND DJ PAUL NICE. YOUR MUSIC LIVES ON. I'M GONNA KEEP GOING. “VINTAGE” SHOUT OUT TO MY FRIEND AND SUPER PRODUCER DVO BEATS FOR THE TITLE TRACK MUSIC AND INTRO VOCALS. “TALKIN' TO MYSELF” THE TRACK THAT SENT ME OFF ON  THIS JOURNEY. RESPECT TO MY LONG TIME FRIEND J.R. ‘ICE’ TAYLOR WE PICKED UP RIGHT WHERE WE LEFT OFF AND WE STILL AT IT. SHOUT OUT TO BRO. JOSHUA A. “POWER TO THE PEOPLE” 

THANKFUL FOR MR. ‘ONE TAKE CHARLIE’ WHO ALWAYS SHOWS UP WHEN I NEED HIM MOST AND FOR INVITING ‘THE BLACK HORNETS’ TO COME BY AND SING BACKING VOCALS. I REALLY APPRECIATE EVERYONE WHO HAS ENJOYED AND PURCHASED A SONG FROM MY SITE. TO ALL THE NEW LISTENERS, WELCOME AND THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING MY ARTISTRY.

‘WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT.  WHAT YOU DREAM ABOUT. IT’S, IT'S THERE. THE MOMENT YOU SPEAK ON IT. IS THE TIME THAT IT'S GONNA COME TRUE.' -DVO BEATS.

TO GOD BE THE GLORY FOREVER. T. PEARSE

“TALKIN' TO MYSELF” PROJECT 2024

TASHAN7 

Cold Chasin' a Dream.. if you know what I mean.. still strivin' and climbin'.. all because I believe.. in the things I say.. the things I do.. ..for how else am I to ever.. make my dreams come true..true..true...

Harlem,NY

Soul Train- Los Angeles,California

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