Timothy J Wilson
Timothy J Wilson
Official Biography (courtesy of Timothy J. Wilson)
Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Multi-Instrumentalist, these are just a few words that can be used to describe Timothy J. Wilson. This son of a preacher was raised twenty minutes from New York City in White Plains, N.Y. Being so close to the big apple, he was afforded the opportunity of performing in many venues all around the city. He’s performed at Café Wah, the Village Underground, Justin’s, Club Groove, The Soul Café, Wilson’s, The Sugar Bar, etc. In late March of 2011, Timothy relocated from NY State to Atlanta, Ga. to promote his “Kiss Me” EP, which was released on his very own Tim’elody Records label. Not even in Atlanta for five months, Timothy had already sold 1,000 copies of the EP hand to hand by the end of July. In Atlanta, Timothy has performed at the Apache Café, Urban Grind, Kat’s Café, Centennial Olympic Park, Marlee’s Coffee & Tea House, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Jamaica Flava, The Sweet Auburn Spring Fest, Salon Moraee, The Dogwood Festival, and has also put in time “Street Performing” at Lil’ Five Points, and Atlantic Station. In February of 2012, Timothy was crowned the winner for the month of January 2012 on the social networking site Fametube.com; with the most votes for one of his live performance videos. In that same month, Timothy was chosen by casting director Alpha Tyler as a featured singer, on a Season 2 episode of the BET show, “Let’s Stay Together”. In March of that same year, Timothy launched his very own show, “Timothy J. Wilson Live!” at Food for life supreme where his fans/supporters could come and see him perform an hour long show for free. In April of 2012, Timothy was chosen by music industry veteran Shanti Das (Laface, Arista, Universal Motown) to perform as the “Artist of the month” at her popular event, “ATL Live on the Park”, which always brings out a host of music industry movers & shakers, professional athletes and celebrities. About that performance, Rollingout.com wrote: “ATL Live on the Park Artist of the month, Timothy J. Wilson, executed a jaw-dropping performance, pleasing the entire audience with his musical talents.” Timothy was also a featured performer at the inaugural, Atlanta Street Food Festival” held at Piedmont Park in July of 2012; where he performed for a crowd of over 8,000 people. As 2013 came in, it found Timothy in the studio recording what would become his second EP, “Born to Love” which was released in the fall of that year as a free download on his website. Not long after, he released the “Born to Love” music video. In the summer of 2014, Timothy began performing a weekly show on Saturday evenings at Bishop’s Coffee & Tea in midtown Atlanta, which helped increase his fan base tremendously. In November of that same year, Timothy landed his first major film, playing the role of Verdine White, the legendary bassist of the band, Earth, Wind, & Fire in the upcoming Warner Brothers film, “The Nice Guys”, starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. The movie will be released on May 20, 2016. In early 2015, Timothy was once again cast in a musical role, but this time it was for the HBO Sitcom-Pilot, “Brothers in Atlanta” starring Maya Rudolph, Jaden Smith and Bashir Salahuddin. Filming took place in Early March with Tim Story (Think like a Man Too, Barbershop, Ride Along) serving as director. The show has since been picked up by the network. In May 2015, Timothy released his third EP “LOVESONGWRITER”, which received glowing reviews on several popular blogs including Afropunk.com. Currently, Timothy is getting ready for the November release of his fourth EP, “BEATS, BASS, PARTY”.