He stands 6-foot-5-inches, natural good looks, with a rare gift. Although his background may be common to many; rout with challenges, insurmountable odds and riddled with inexplicable incidences, he is living an uncommon life. All due to the benefits of his extraordinary gifts, unmitigated competency and tenacious ambition.
Terrell Carter has more to his credit than most have within the life of an entire career. After being noticed while singing at church in Detroit, gospel great Fred Hammond auditioned him and seamlessly Carter found himself working with Hammond and later with a host of others. His classic sensibility and non-formulaic approach can be attributed to years of absorbing the irreplaceable soul in the music passed down to him through the gospel music of the church he attended with his mother and grandmother in his native home town on the east side of Buffalo, New York. His drive and confidence were born from his desire to rise above the despair that surrounded him on the often-unkind streets of east Buffalo.
The strength and unwavering integrity of his musical talent are obvious in his strong vocal performances that are touched by classic R&B rhythms and laced with the truth often apparent in Gospel soul. His vocal range, skilled writing and vocal arranging capabilities, as well as, his passion for the creation of rich soul music have won not only praises from some of the heaviest names in the industry, but also, many request from some of today's living legends.
Terrell's voice has accompanied artists such as Whitney Houston, Faith Evans, Kelly Price and Carl Thomas and famed drummer Sheila E. . He has toured with Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, and Yolanda Adams - some of todays most widely acclaimed gospel singers. His diverse style and keen instinct lead him to contribute with artist like Quincy Jones, Tamia, Oleta Adams, Deborah Cox, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Simply Red, P. Diddy, Tevin Campbell, and KC & JoJo. Currently, he is leaving his mark in the theater, acting in Tyler Perry's hit, Madea's Class Reunion and Meet the Browns.