City Slang: Detroit gospel star hits Billboard top 10
Local gospel star Tim Bowman Jr.â€™s cd Beautiful has debuted at number 8 on this coming weekâ€™s Billboard Top Gospel Albums sales chart. Meanwhile, his single â€śFreeâ€ť is making its way towards the top 10. Not bad, all things considered.
According to a statement, â€śAmerica first noticed Tim Bowman Jr. when he scatted on the vamp of his aunt Vickie Winansâ€™ 2009 Top 10 radio smash, â€śHow I Got Overâ€ť. However, the gifted 22-year old Wayne State University pharmacy student is no longer singing in the background. The son of #1 smooth jazz guitarist Tim Bowman, Bowman is gearing up for a long career and is studying pharmacy as a back up.â€ť
â€śIâ€™m totally committed to my music career,â€ť says Bowman. â€śHowever, itâ€™s just wise to have a back-up plan just in case…â€ť