Jean Rah Fya Records Expands By Signing R&B Explosion, Bobby Tinsley

Jean Rah Fya Records announces the signing of Bobby Tinsley, who will be releasing his highly anticipated album, “What About Bob?” Bobby explodes onto the scene with the video of his compelling lead single, which is also entitled, “What About Bob?” The video is scheduled to debut on BET J’s popular shows “Morning Cup” and “Soul Sessions.”

Bobby Tinsley has earned praises for his soulful and positive sound, on records like CCHR Top 40 Charter, “Addicted” and his underground internet favorites, “Missing You” and “Never Give Up On Love”.  Tinsley is currently putting the finishing touches on his sophomore album, “What About Bob?,” which the singer primarily wrote and produced. In addition, the admired R&B singer introduced his soulful sound to the world of MySpace in May of 2006 and has since accumulated over one million (1,000,000) profile views.

Tinsley is an accomplished songwriter who has worked with R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop and Gospel artists including the multi-Grammy Award winner BeBe Winans, Chani, Urban D, 3:16 and the production duo The Insomniax, who has worked with famed artists such as Jordan Sparks, Jojo and Boyz II Men. His emerging success inspired him to form his own music production company (More Than Hype Productions), which spawned his underground release in 2004 entitled “Page 1.” This musical gem then caught the attention of Jean Rah Fya Records label executives Doug and Jackie Christie.

“Bobby Tinsley represents the traditional R&B sound, which are the harmonies, rich melodies and lyrics that express true emotions, and ‘What About Bob?’ displays honest song writing, beautifully arranged music and vocal wizardry!,” said Doug Christie.

Bobby grew up listening to R&B greats like Boyz II Men and Brian McKnight. On “What About Bob?,” his smooth mid-tempo first single, Tinsley expands on his sultry, classic R&B sound, reminiscent of a “feel good” Marvin Gaye or Isaac Hayes record. Tinsley explains, “Young people from all backgrounds are dealing with the same relationship struggles and temptations. It’s important that they have music that speaks to those things.”

About Jean Rah Fya Records: Established in Dec 2007, the label owned by NBA Star Doug Christie and his business savvy wife Jackie Christie, is the home to some of the hottest young talent. Jean Rah Fya Records’ goal is to promote positive artists with unique vocals and electrifying sounds. This new label, the pioneer of “The Positive Youth Movement,” is quickly making headlines in the music industry. The label has an array of talented artists on their roster including: Chani, Small Change, Alexis and Bobby Tinsley.

About BET J: BET J (previously known as BET on Jazz and later BET Jazz) is a spin-off cable television channel of BET (Black Entertainment Television), created originally to showcase jazz music-related programming, especially that of black jazz musicians. BET on Jazz later became BET Jazz. On March 1, 2006, the network re-branded again, this time as BET J. While jazz music still remains the primary focus, programming has been expanded to include a block of Caribbean programs as well as some R&B and neo soul music.

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