Exclusive interview with the Queen of House - Barbara Tucker06-12-2012
Some call her the Queen or Mother of house, to sum it up Barbara Tucker is House. Besides being a singer/artist/performer recognized the world over, she is a Writer, Activist, Mentor, Stage Developer, Event/Club Promoter, Stylist, Label Owner, Artist Consultant, and Choreographer. Born in Brookyln, New York, Barbara Tucker's (45)impact on the music scene has been huge and she has scored a string of six #1 hits on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart in the 1990s and into the 2000s, as well as several hits on the UK Singles Chart.
Barbara Tucker is a sensational entertainer that truly captures the essence why we go to performances. Her shows are extremely intense with her captivating voice and phenomenal stage presence.
Question: Why do audiences worldwide cheer/applaud her performances whether they understand the language or not.
Answer: They feel her Passion. Barbara is one of the rare performers whose true gift is touching people in a most positive uplifting way. Barbara has truly become a living breathing fiery fierce legend that you must experience. Barbara has been a major part of the house community for over 20 years.
Barbara has worked with Producers and/or has toured with and/or recorded background vocals for Moby, Cerrone, Pet Shop Boys, Dave Steward, Deee‐lite, Wyclef Jean, George Clinton for Herbie Hancock, Reel to Reel, Lil Louis, Tommy Musto, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope Gonzalez, David Guetta, Blaze, Junior Vasquez, Mood II Swing, Walter Gibbons (late) and many more. Some of Barbara’s Number 1 Billboard Club Hits; “Beautiful People”, “I Get Lifted”, “Stay Together”, “Jazz It Up”, “Stop Playing with My Mind”, “Most Precious Love”, and “Love Vibration”.
i-Marbella brings you the exclusive interview with the diva herself!
1. You have always been surrounded by music. Did you always know you wanted to be a singer? Who was your biggest inspiration when you started?
I wanted to be a teacher. A gym teacher to be exact. God is always my inspiration to bring the message of love.
2. Was house music always your passion or did somebody introduce you to it?
Grew up on it. Was a part of my community. Reminded me of gospel.
3. What is house music to you?
God in the form of.....
4. How have you evolved with the house music?
I've become More conscious of my lyrics. How has the music changed you? It Just magnifies me.
5. Which one of your songs is your favorite? Why?
It hasn't been released. Unconditional love. It's deep from the.
6. You have worked with many great producers and talented musicians. Who has inspired and taught you the most?
Lil louis. Cerrone. My dad. Jay iris Washington/persuasions.
7. Who do you dream about working with?
I would say Will I Am.
8. What does it take to make it in the entertainment industry?
It takes lots of faith and belief and talent!
9. What is the downside of your profession? What is the best thing about it?
Liars. Lol! Good thing is there are people like me. Lol!
10. Tell us something people don't know about Barbara Tucker?
Love to minister with the prophets in church.
11. What is the Underground Network that you promote?
Still alive. With partner don welch. Promotions party that support house artist, dancers and djs by showcasing.
12. What are you working on at the moment?
The barb&Q project, we can heal project, And the Bstar muSic works.
13. You have travelled all over the world. Is there any place in particular that you long to go back?
Hawaii Why? Because it's very beautiful.
14. Have you ever been to Marbella? What are your expectations?
Nope. I really can't wait!! I hae no expectations. I'm just open. Free.
15. What can people expect from your performance on the 15th of December in Olivia Valere?
Pure fiyahhhh. Me and DJ Q. Are ready!!!!
Some of the Countries & Cities Barbara has performed in are simply Amazing.... Africa, Siberia, Tokyo, Sydney, Russia, Sweden, Berlin, Toronto, Ibiza, Italy, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Germany, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Egypt and of course New York. This is just to name a few. The world‐renowned, leading diva of dance music is much more than just a vocalist ‐‐ she lives to bring the spirit of love from the stage to the floor.
Make sure you don't miss her performance in Marbella, on the 15th of December in Olivia Valere! More info HERE!
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what a fantastic article written about a beautiful & talented person inside and out...my inspirational sister lady barbara!
a dynamic musical wonder and i wish her all the best now and the many years to come!!
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