b. Tawatha Agee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, U.S.A.
Tawatha Agee is an accomplished singer and songwriter.
She was born in Philadelphia, later becoming a New York-based singer.
Tawatha has worked consistently as a backing singer from the mid-70's through to the present day, predominantly with James Mtume who produced her one solo album 'Welcome To My Dream' for Epic Records in 1987.
She was also the featured vocalist on many of Mtume's hits including 'Juicy Fruit' (U.K. Top 40, 1983 and the number one R & B spot, in the States, for eight weeks in summer 1983.
In writing 'Juicy Fruit,' Tawatha would be recording one verse whilst James Mtume would be writing the verse that would follow it.
Tawatha has recorded with artists including Bruce Fisher, ('Red Hot', 1977), Cabo Frio, The Heath Brothers, David Sanborn, B.B & Q., Levert, Kashif, Keni Burke, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Roxy Music, Rena Scott, Jewel, David Bowie, Celine Dion, R Kelly, Sting and The O'Jays.
Welcome To My Dream (Epic Records 1987)