Ms. Barbara Tucker was raised in full energy in good old Brooklyn, New York. Raised in the church and still attending is where Ms. Tucker found her love for singing, as well as having a little help from her entertainer Father Jayotis Washington of the well-known group The Persuasions. As an actress, Ms. Tucker has performed in various off-Broadway plays which allowed her to receive the "T.O.R." award through the American Theater for actors for most promising actress with distinguishing artiste. As a dancer, Ms. Tucker has choreographed and danced for various dance artist such as C&C, Soul System, Jay Williams, Dee-Lite and that's just to name a few. Ms. Tucker also had the pleasure of choreographing the First Club Music Award Show and is presently choreographer for The Underground Network Dancers.
Barbara is one of the rare performers whose true gift is touching people in a most positive uplifting way. Barbara Tucker to House/Dance is what Stevie & Aretha is to soul. Beatles & Stones is to rock. Barbara has been a major part of the house community for over 20 years. Some call her the Queen or Mother of house, to sum it up Barbara Tucker is House. Besides being a singer/artist/performer recognized the world over, she is a Writer, Activist, Mentor, Stage Developer, Event/Club Promoter, Stylist, Label Owner, Artist Consultant, and Choreographer. Some of the Countries & Cities Barbara has performed in are simply Amazing…. Africa, Siberia, Tokyo, Budapest,Sydney, Russia, Sweden, Berlin, Toronto, Ibiza, Italy, Chicago, San Francisco, London, Germany, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Egypt and of course New York. This is just to name a few. The world-renowned, leading diva of dance music is much more than just a vocalist -- she lives to bring the spirit of love from the stage to the floor.
As a vocalist, she has recorded and had the pleasure of doing background vocals from Dee-Lite to George Clinton. She has had many underground tunes such as "Set It Off", "Black Deliah Dee", "Open Your Heart", and was featured on "Unity". Currently she's signed to the fab production team Masters At Work - Little Louie Vega & Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez with her classic tunes "Deep Inside", "Beautiful People", "I Get Lifted", "Stay Together" and the more current "Stop Playing With My Mind". From Harlequin 4 to her solo career she continues to sing till she drops.
Now into her 27 years of dance music she still moves with a passion to move the floor and leave a message for people of love and life... currently working with YOLANDA BE COOL, CRAZY WHITE BOY/S.A, and a new group she formed with DUCE MARTINEZ AND NEW COMER-MC/DANCER QUINTA YOUNG, together called, BDQ. She is still an icon who speaks on panels from the WMC, to IPM/ROME. Still working with DISCO LEGEND, CERRONE, Barbara was asked to appear on the X-FACTOR/FRANCE with Cerrone on a segment for contestants singing Amercian songs.