Saturday, October 31, 2009

Sweet Tee

Sweet Tee (born Toi Jackson in Queens, New York) is a female rapper who started her career in the mid 80s.

Sweet Tee first started her career with the recording "One for the Treble" with music producer/D.J. Davy DMX. Not long after that, she met music producer Herby "Luv Bug" Azor. She joined the Idol Makers camp and began work with Luv Bug to record her first single.
In 1986, Sweet Tee released her first single, "It's My Beat" featuring rapper Jazzy Joyce, which peaked at #98 on the U.K. Singles chart, but didn't chart in the U.S.
In 1987, she released her second single, "I Got Da Feelin'/It's Like That Y'All" which peaked at #31 on the U.K. Singles chart and #48 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 9 weeks.
In 1988, Sweet Tee released her debut album, "It's Tee Time" which peaked at #169 on the Billboard 200 and #31 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
Sweet Tee's third single, "On the Smooth Tip" peaked at #36 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, staying on the chart for 12 weeks.
The fourth single, "Let's Dance" peaked at #79 on the U.K. Singles chart and #40 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Sweet Tee's fifth and last single from the album, "Why Did It Have To Be Me" didn't appear to chart, but a music video was made for the song.
In 1995, Sweet Tee released the single, "What's Up Star?" under the name "Suga" which peaked at #72 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 15 weeks. Today, Sweet Tee is back to using her original name and continues to be active in the music business.

To see Sweet Tee's official Facebook page, go to:
https://www.facebook.com/officialsweettee

To see a fan-made video for "It's My Beat," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3MyvP5Au6M

To see a fan-made video for "I Got Da Feelin'," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFAMhMi95Hg

To see a fan-made video for "It's Like That Y'All," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jau-DPP_WMY

To see the music video for "On the Smooth Tip," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYuZrfHMWn8

To see a fan-made video for "Let's Dance," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h0T0qRdPf4

To see the music video for "Why Did It Have To Be Me," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pe5xQd5xy0

To see the music video for "What's Up Star?," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXl9d4jSe98




[updated on 05/22/13]

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