Young Tef is a young female from Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn, NY. Living in New York perusing the dream of being an Entrepreneur by ways of branding herself in entertainment industry. Young Tef like many other youth growing up in the inner city streets of America, has had complications with the justice system. After serving time in a government facility, Young Tef realized that there was nothing to gain from the street lifestyle.
Coming from a musical background, in 2012 Young Tef turned to music completely, and auditioned for the Apollo Theatre, then went on to compete as one of the showcase acts featured on Apollo Live judged by Gladys Knight, Michael Bivens, & Doug E. Fresh, hosted by Tony Rock with an ending result of Young Tef winning $1000 cash prize and one of the first rappers in history to win over the infamous Apollo Theatre in Harlem, N.Y., and was aired on BET.
Young Tef has released 2 mix tapes since titled Entry and Still Doin Me: Vol.1 and is currently working on her third mixtape tilted Still Doin Me: Vol. 2 slated to drop this year 2015. Tef has recently performed at colleges on the Dean’s List Tour: Year 3 such as L.I.U, Brown University, Albany State University, Delaware State University, University Of Northern Texas, Iona College, and Medgar Evers College, just to highlight a few, promoting her single “In My Cup”. Tef has also been selected for round 2 auditions of the Deans List Tour year 4.
In the meantime, Tef has been picking up major buzz from promoting and performing her feature on the new hit single “Lyve Bounce” from the group Lyve Tyme Ent, which is a group she is a part of. Together the group has been taking the city by storm performing together at venues such as Santos Party House, New York’s Katra Lounge,Bushwick Public Houses, and The Spot, just to name a few. The “Lyve Bounce” dance is starting to become what looks like the next viral sensation. On her own, Young Tef is an artist that is undeniable. Together with Lyve Tyme Ent., they are undeniably a force to be reckoned with.