Cj Tate
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Cj Tate

Los Angeles, California, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | SELF

Los Angeles, California, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2012
Solo R&B Singer/Songwriter




"Rising Talent Singer/Songwriter, CJ Tate, To Release First Major Project"

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA—if you don’t know who CJ Tate is you’re about to very soon. He’s about to explode onto the music scene with his first major EP.

“It’s been a very interesting journey to get to where I am now, so I’m excited about it,” stated CJ. “I’ve been really pouring my heart and soul into this upcoming EP. The title for it is still in the works.”

While in Memphis, Tennessee CJ released his debut single “Send Her On To Me” which became the #3 worldwide trending topic of Twitter. Since moving to Los Angeles from Memphis, Tennessee three and a half years ago, the talented singer has already made a big name for himself.

In fact, his social media following is quite impressive. Just on Twitter alone, he has more than 438,000 followers—which is more than some big-named celebrities.

“Coming to California has really just been a leap of faith. My mentor, Troy Taylor, told me God wouldn’t bring me this far to leave me. I truly believe that and I’m very blessed to have made it this far. I’ve been working hard, writing and making music,” stated CJ. “I believe all the hard work is about to pay off.”

The talented singer, shares a similar styles of music to Chris Brown and Justin Bieber. CJ is set to release his soon-to-be-titled debut EP in mid-June. The project has been three years in the making.

“It’s going to have six songs on it,” stated CJ. “With the project, I’m really trying to create a story line similar to Usher’s ‘Confessions.’ For the fans that have been following me along the way, this is my passion and life which has been quite a journey.”

This first single from the EP is currently in the works. According to CJ, the EP tells of his journey to California in the midst of a promising relationship that soon fizzles after his arrival to ‘The Golden State.’

The upcoming EP will also be full of surprises, featuring guest artists who are already doing big things in the music industry. According to CJ, his upcoming EP promises not to disappoint.

“I’m very well connected. There will be a few influential people featured on the project,” teased CJ. “My fans are going to love what they hear. Once it’s released, I’m hoping to go on tour.” Be sure to check out his latest song “Body ID” currently available for download on SoundCloud.

To learn more about this upcoming artist, check him out at: http://cjtatemusic.com/. - Upcoming100

"Cj Tate Interview"

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Memphis up and comer CJ Tate is knockin on the doors of the industry as he hopes to strike a cord with R&B fans. The emerging singer/songwriter has released his latest effort with the accompanying visual, CJ delivers a personal version of Mario’s buzzing new single “Somebody Else.”

Sending a message to his girl, that it’s not what it seems, time will only tell if he crooner can make it work… Check out the video above… What do you think? -

"60 Seconds Memphis"

Music was an inevitable path for R&B/pop artist C.J. Tate. Born and raised in a family of Gospel singers in Memphis, TN, Cedrick Tate II (full name) has been involved with music since age 3. Tate was a drummer for a few years, working with various artists. At age 16 Tate became interesting in the production side of music and began his solo career. He now writes, produces, and performs all his own music.

ate released his first single "Send her on to Me" about a year ago and since has received a lot of local and national hype. When he released the song, it became a trending topic on twitter with over 50,000 downloads. But he didn't stop there. Tate has been working hard with touring all around the U.S. to promote himself. Besides Memphis, he has performed in Atlanta, Jonesboro, and L.A. where he opened for Wu Tang Clan.

One of the highlight's of Tate's musical career is having producer Troy Taylor, head of Songbook Entertainment, as a mentor. "Knowing him has helped me understand a lot about the music business and morals in life."

Tate is glad to be a part of the creative force in Memphis. "I love Memphis, it's a great city. There's a lot of talented people who have come from this city. The major problem is trying to get everyone to work together, but I think in due time the city will go back to the way it used to be in the good ole days where every talented person worked together. I love this city that's why I'm still here."

For Tate, the best part about being a musician is the fans. "They're always there for me when no one else is. I can talk to them anytime via twitter, ustream, or facebook." Tate is currently working on an EP, singles, and booking promotional tour dates.

- Live From Memphis

"Cj Tate at the Minglewood Hall"

CJ Tate is an amazing performer. He’s working on his album right now, and has a single “Send her on to me” out right now. He puts on an amazing show, and he’s performing next week, August 7th at the Hi Tone. - http://thisismemphis.com/

"C.j. Tate and Cellular South Emerge"

Cellular South Emerge gives notice to upcoming R&B sensation C.j. Tate - Cellular South Emerge

"Cj Tate~Where is Cj Tate?"

Check out CJ Tate, an up and coming artist from Memphis,TN. This video is basically showing him recording his new single “Send Her On To Me” and going to dance rehearsal. The guy has plenty of potential, he just needs be right support, so Memphis let’s support our own CJ Tate.
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Still working on that hot first release.



Singer-songwriter CJ Tate was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. Tate discovered a natural love for music at just three years old, and his enthusiasm for singing and instrumentation has evolved into a passion for production and songwriting ever since. The deep musical roots of Memphis music has been an inspiration for Tate’s sound, ranging from acoustic pop fare to R&B and soul. Now a Los Angeles resident, this multi-hyphenated talent is ready to take the world by storm. 

The singer loves his hometown and is proud to be connected to a city with such deep musical roots. This sense of community also translates to the relationship he has created with his fans. While mentored by some of the most innovative minds in the music industry such as Troy Taylor (produced and written for artists such as Whitney Houston, The Isley Brothers, Trey Songz) Tates first single Send Her On to Me, has generated 500,000 + downloads across major digital providers. These downloads were undoubtedly fueled by his online presence he has garnered from fans around the world. Currently has received airtime on popular radio stations in both the US and UK markets.With a combined fanbase of over 350k across all socials, CJ Tate has been sought after by brands including Finish Line, Helmut Lang, and Cariuma, to name a few. 

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