|Genres:||Pop / Rock R&B / Soul|
Tenetira Michelle Williams, 23 July 1980, Rockford, Illinois, USA. Best known as a member of Destinys Child, vocalist Williams was first a backing singer for other recording artists, before joining the aforementioned, chart-topping soul pop group. Although she sang with artists such as R&B vocalist Monica, Williams musical background was in the church, appearing on recordings by several gospel-orientated artists. When Destinys Child was experiencing some friction between its band members (shortly after the dawn of the twenty-first century) and were looking for replacement members, Monicas dance choreographer recommended Williams to Destinys Child manager, Mathew Knowles. Williams first appearances with the group included the video for Say My Name in addition to a performance at the NBA All-Star game in Oakland. Williams quickly made a name for herself as a member of Destinys Child, but continued to receive...