Terrell T-Rex Simon

July 11th, 2023 9:30pm   Stage 2


Terrell T-Rex Simon


The Stellar nominated and Steeple Award Winner for Best New Artist, Troy, NY native Terrell Simon started delivering soul-stirring music at the age of six. He discovered his gift of singing in the church. He got his professional start in New York City while performing with a traveling choir throughout the region. In 2003, his connections led him to platinum selling singer-songwriter/producer Lyfe Jennings, who took him on the road. Sharing stages with artists such as John Legend, Beyoncé, Anthony Hamilton, Musiq Soul Child, Wyclef Jean and Mario. While touring, he took on a few roles such as backup singer, manager, mentor and tour manager.

This experience led him to manage and develop Shaliek and other artists. The pivotal moment in his career is when he appeared on MTV Unplugged with Neyo, which gained mass exposure for him. He also appeared on TV shows such as Jimmy Kimmel, Good Morning America, David Letterman, Jay Leno, 106 & Park, and The Monique Show. He fulfilled one of his dreams by touring as a Background singer with his idol Dave Hollister, who has been an inspiration to his sound. In 2015, he went on to pursue and launch his solo career. He teamed up with producers, Lamar Casey and Burnie Stevenson, who helped executive produce and co-wrote his debut E.P. Together they created his own genre to the industry, “R&G” for Rhythm & Gospel.