Quindon Tarver (born on August 2, 1982 in Plano, Texas) is an R&B singer from the 90’s. He studied at the Quad C Theatre program at Collin College.

He was discovered by director Baz Luhrman and even appeared in Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” music video as a member of the church choir. After completing the Quad C Theatre program, Quindon worked with Chris Stokes. In 1996, Quindon appeared in the movie, “Romeo & Juliet” as a choir boy and contributed two songs to the movie’s soundtrack: a cover version of Rozalla’s “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)” and a cover of Prince’s hit song, “When Doves Cry.” During that same year, Quindon released his debut album on Virgin Records. It’s unknown how or if the album ever charted. itsyouthatsonmymindHis first single “It’s You That’s On My Mind” peaked at #35 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 14 weeks.

The follow-up single “Dream About You” peaked at #69 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 6 weeks.

In 1999, Quindon’s vocals from “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)” was featured in the chorus of Baz Luhrman’s song, “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen).”

Quindon auditioned for the 7th season of “American Idol,” but was eliminated in the Hollywood rounds.

In 2008, he made allegations that Chris Stokes molested him. These days, Quindon has his own YouTube page and is currently studying law.

To see the music video for “It’s You That’s On My Mind,” go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMJZOJxMpYc

To see the music video for “Dream About You,” go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzmsRQUf6Yw

[updated on 03-09-14]

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