Congrats are in order! The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will honor rapper T.I.’s wife, Tiny (real name Tameka Cottles), at its 4th Annual ASCAP Presents…Women Behind the Music series. Tiny is a former member of the popular ’90s girl group, Xscape ,where she sang lead on numerous hits. Tiny's also lent her song-writing skills to hit records like “No Scrubs” by TLC, co-written with Xscape group member, Kandi Burruss.
She's also wored musically with her husband, T.I., along with Bow Wow, Lil’ Kim, and currently works with her daughter’s group, the OMG Girlz. Other Atlanta honorees include B. Lawrence Watkins & Associates attorney, Bernie Lawrence-Watkins, and songwriter/recording artist, Crystal Nicole. Each will be presented with a special memento in recognition of their contributions to music. Previous honorees include ASCAP songwriters, Janelle Monáe, Siedah Garrett, Monica, Kelly Rowland, Melanie Fiona, Sheila E., Kandi Burruss, Goapele, and R&B girl group, Electrik Red. The event will take place at Atlanta's Vanquish nightclub on October 18th. [All Hip Hop]