Tulisa Contostavlos Life Story

Tulisa Contostavlos Life Story
Tulisa Contostavlos

Tula Paulinea "Tulisa" Contostavlos (born July 13, 1988), commonly known as mononymously the literature, is a British singer-songwriter and actress. He was famous for being a member of the Camden-based hip hop now defunct group N-Dubz, with his cousin Dappy and Fazer their friends formed in 2000 and jointly released three studio albums before announcing their hiatus in 2011. Contostavlos as a judge on X Factor and guided by the "Group" category in its first year including Little Mix, the first group to win the competition to date.

Contostavlos will release his debut solo album in the summer of 2012. On March 16, 2012 during a dispute with his cousin and Contostavlos Twitter bandmate Dappy N-Dubz announce that fact has been split up and do not take breaks as stated in the year 2011.

Life and career

Childhood and early career
Contostavlos was born in Camden Town, North London, to Irish mother, Anne Byrne (who, with three sisters, is a member of the Jeep Band in the 1980s) and Greek Cypriot father, Steve Contostavlos (part of Mungo Jerry). When the literature was five, his mother, who has bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder, was cut under the Mental Health Act.Contostavlos fathers' leave the family home when the literature was 14 years old. He said that he grew up in a 3 bedroom house and have a lot as a teenager: violence, depression, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, anorexia nervosa, mental health problems, financial difficulties and bullying.

At thirteen he was very emotional. He stated that he twice attempted suicide as a teenager and was also used to hurt themselves to try to help him cope with everything that he experienced. With the support of his uncle, former manager of N-Dubz, Byron Contostavlos, at the age of 14 he enrolled at Haverstock School, then attended Quintin Kynaston School in St John's Wood, but he did not sit his GCSE exams


Beginning in 2008 and lasted for about 18 months, the date Contostavlos South London-based DJ / rapper, Justin Edwards also known as ultra-MC, which he also helped in developing her music career.

Contostavlos is in relation to on / off with DJ Adam Bailey, to whom he was rumored to be involved in early 2009. Bailey was accused of grievous bodily harm against him [36] and he gave evidence in the trial. In December 2009, Bailey was released from involvement in the attack.

In 2010, Contostavlos was on a BBC program called the literature: Me And My Mum described his life before N-Dubz mother.She keep her in contact with N-Dubz Fazer-band mate from May 2010 but the relationship ended after an argument on holiday in early February 2012.

2000-11: N-Dubz and dissolution of the group

Dappy and Fazer, who had started rapping together, decided they wanted a female voice in the group, called the Crew Rinsers Lickle at the time, and Contostavlos invited to be part of the group. They began performing together as a group of about Camden from as young as twelve years. For N-Dubz's second album, he did a solo song called "Comfortable". Perform as Lickle Rinsers Crew, they released the singles "Bad Man Riddim" and "Long live the pain is getting worse by Day", which became hits on English pirate radio stations.

After Kru Rinsers Lickle, they then become NW1, after the area they come from, making their first music video in 2005 for the song "Every Day Of My Life", which screened on Channel U, recording more demos as NW1 such as "Don 't Feel Like Moving "," Girl On The Road "and" Livin Broke ". Their first single to be released was "You Better Not Waste My Time", which is available for download only until their 2006 self-released single, "I Swear," which earned them their first mainstream notice. Not until the year 2007 "Feva Las Vegas" (also released its own) that the group appeared on the UK charts, peaking at No. 57.Each member appears in a second series of Dubplate Drama Channel 4 after they started getting attention as a group.

N-Dubz performing

In May 2008, a song entitled "Ouch" appears along with video.The music video for "Ouch" attracted over 4 million viewers on networking site YouTube in just one month after its release. On August 6, 2008, it was announced that the group had left Polydor Records and had signed to All Around The World records. Label mainly specializes in dance music, but they occasionally released hip hop records like Ice Cube You Can Do It. The press release states that the label will be releasing "Ouch" as the group's first single on the label in September 2008. The group's first album, Uncle B, was released on 17 November 2008. The album included "You Better Not Waste My Time," "I Swear" "Feva Las Vegas", "Love for my Slums", "Ouch", "Defeat You" and "Papa Can You Hear Me?". "Strong," was touted as the third single to be released from the album Uncle B on February 16, 2009, and a music video was made, before the physical CD release of the song was canceled for reasons unknown. This song charted for five weeks on the UK Singles Chart, peaking highest at number 24. Group member Dappy was featured on the 2009 Band of the No. 1 single tentatively titled "Number 1", the video also features cameo appearances from members of all N-Dubz's.

Due to the success of their debut album, the group embarked on their first headlining tour, Uncle B Review. The tour was originally planned for 16 dates but due to high demand 5 extra dates were added. The tour is supported by Stevie Hoang and Band with N-Dubz who collaborated with on a "Number 1" is single. The tour sold out within a few days. During one performance, the literature passed out on stage. Several news sources reported that it was because of suspected swine flu. The song "Is not You" and then announced to be the seventh, and final single to be released from their debut album Uncle B. The song was released digitally on May 25, 2009 and peaked at No. 64 in the UK.

The lead single from her second album the group entitled "I Need You" was released on 9 November 2009 and charted at No. 5 on the UK Singles Chart. Against All Odds album, released on November 16, 2009, and charted at No. 6 on the UK Album Chart. The album went platinum in less than 2 months of release. The second single, "Play with Fire" features R & B / pop musician, Mr. Hudson. This song reached No. 15 on the UK album charts on downloads alone, but when the single was released, it fell to No. 16, reached a new peak at No 14 weeks after. The music video for the third single taken from the album, "Say It's Over", was released on March 5, 2010 on Channel AKA. Announced that the single will be released on 25 April, reaching No. 27 on his own album download before the single was released. In late 2009, N-Dubz announce that they will be touring their current album, Against All Odds in the spring of 2010, making their third tour in two years, commencing on March 31 and completed on 20 April. This includes 17 shows in support of action Skepta, Talay Riley and Ultra. On 1 April 2010, they released their first book, N-Dubz - Against All Odds: From Street Life to Live Chart, which they described as "an answer to the critics, there are a lot of bad press about N-Dubz at the moment and this will put the record straight about who we are and what we're about! ", saying they wanted to put" everything out there ", and Fazer also added" It will surprise you ". The book also gives access to the Web site of N-Dubz secret.

The literature of the show.

This group of six documentary films, Being ... N-Dubz, which premiered on June 21, 2010 at 4Music, [20] and later extended for a second series in 2011. After much speculation, it was confirmed that the U.S. label Def Jam signed the group. The first release is Love.Live.Life album, third studio album was N-Dubz. The film was released in Britain on 29 November 2010. The group started recording the album following the success of Against All Odds.

We Dance On "was released on May 20, 2010, as a single album's lead peaked. In # 5 on the UK Singles Chart The song was also included on the soundtrack to the movie Streetdance 3D .." Best behavior "was released on October 17, 2010 as the second single from the album. It peaked at 10 in England and Scotland, and became a top 40 hit in Ireland.  The song also appears on the album Skepta Doin 'It Again." Girls "The third album was released as a single on December 12, 2010. It peaked at 19 on the UK Singles Chart.

A song from their fourth album, "So Alive" was released as a single on February 6, 2011. Five singles were released from Love.Live.Life. The first, "We Dance On", previously released in May 2010 from the soundtrack StreetDance. On 1 September 2010, N-Dubz announced via Facebook that the first single from their new album will be "Best Behavior", which was finally released on October 17th. The music video premiered on Channel AKA and Clubland TV on 8 September and uploaded on YouTube by AATW records that day. the final three singles from Love. Of life. Life is a "Girls", "So Alive" and "Morning Star". Love. Of life. Life became the third platinum N-Dubz 'selling album. On March 16, 2012 over Twitter row with his cousin and bandmate Contostavlos Dappy N-Dubz announced that it has, in fact, split up and not break as set out in 2011.

2011-present: The X Factor and Young

On August 2011, revealed that N-Dubz has parted ways with Def Jam record label, which states that they "Never going to work with them when they decide to change what we are". With the literature of taking a role as a judge on the eighth series of The X Factor and Dappy released his solo single "No Regrets", N-Dubz gig 'on 18 September 2011 was described as "their last show in the future".

On May 30, 2011, the literature has been confirmed as a judge for the eighth series of The X Factor, with Louis Walsh, Kelly Rowland and Gary Barlow.The first public auditions began on June 23, 2011, with a new jury panel to look together for the first time . Contostavlos mentored and guided the Group 2 category Shoes, Nu Vibe, Risk, and Rhythmix (later renamed Idol) during live performances. After three of four measures he knocked out in the first five weeks of competition, Constostavlos abandoned by Little Mix. The group then went on to become the most successful girl band in the history of The X Factor, after the inevitable final every week and won the event in the process, making them the first group to do so in the eight-year history of the event.

In 2011, the literature asserts that he began working on a solo album to be released on September 17, 2012. The literature has also recently confirmed by twitter that the first single to be released from this album called 'young', the video promo for 'young' was filmed on March 2 in Miami, this song was produced by 'Fazer' Rawson Richard and written by Peter Ibsen, Ali Tennant and Fazer. On 29 April 2012 released a single literary "young" as part of the remix EP, which charted at number five in the Irish Singles Chart and number one in the UK.

Contostavlos named at number 15 in FHM '100 Sexiest Women in the World list 'in May 2010 issue.The singer received top rankings in the 2012 edition of FHM in May

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