Tyka Nelson

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Birthday
18, 1960
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN

About

R&B singer who was the half-sister of legendary musician Prince. She became popular for her hit albums Royal Blue, Moon Yellow, Red Sky and A New Brand New Me. Her song "Marc Anthony's Tune" rose to the Top 40 on the Urban Contemporary charts.

Before Fame

She got into music after befriending a group of Apostolic Christian friends.

Trivia

She accepted Prince's 2016 American Music Award for Top Soundtrack following his passing in 2016.

Family Life

She was born to musicians John L. Nelson and Mattie Shaw. In addition to Prince, she has siblings Omar, Alfred, John, Sharon and Noreen.

Associated With

She revealed she wrote the hit tune "Marc Anthony' because she had a crush on the singer.