Iconic R&B Historian, distinctive radio host, motivational speaker, and philanthropist Tyrone DuBose hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. Growing up wanting a career in entertainment, he began his lifelong pursuit in 1985, when he became the host for a television program in the South Bay area of Southern California.
Having a distinctive bass-baritone voice, DuBose quickly became a highly sought-after announcer for many events, phone auto-attendant for Fortune 500 companies and voiceovers for many national commercials. Tyrone ventured into radio where he was heard live on air at KHWY-FM in Barstow California for over 7 years. This is where he
began developing his on-air skills and working on his craft that would later open the doors for him to other radio stations across the nation and eventually television.
Because of his incredible knowledge of R&B history and the national R&B singles charts, DuBose created and host the radio program “Timeless Traxx”, a syndicated radio program that reaches over 40 stations and has went aboard to the International market in five
Emerging from the show is “Do You Know”, an award-winning YouTube webisode series that gives fans a visual of the radio show, with trivia about history of R&B.
His extraordinary knowledge of R&B history landed him a job as a show contributor for the popular TV One program “UNSUNG”. UNSUNG is the acclaimed award-winning series of one-hour biographies that celebrates the lives and careers of successful artists or groups who,despite great talent, over the years have been under-recognized or under-appreciated. On the show he shares unknown facts and commentary about legendary artist such as Martha Wash, Kashif, Hi-Five, The Manhattans and others.
DuBose earned the title of R&B Historian after astonishing fans as well as producers with knowledge that took devotion and exploration to discover.
In 2015, DuBose became a four-time award winner, including “Outstanding Host” for his webisode series “Do You Know” at the Los Angeles Web fest, the “R&B Historian” Award from Rare Grooves Radio, the GIRO award from WRLR Radio in Lake County Illinois, and
“Best Voice Over” award from the Mayan Awards in Atlanta Georgia.
In 2017, DuBose was added to the highly successful Sheryl Underwood radio program as a daily contributor as “America’s R&B Historian, with a segment called “A 60 Second moment in music history".
In 2018, DuBose received the Lifetime Achievement Award from UVIEW Media Group in Los Angeles. He had numerous acting appearances in both movies and stage plays, and became the official voice of the Wynn Network based in Nashville, Tennessee, hosting for various events, and receiving several awards, including being an historic 3-time winner of the Black Music and Film Awards, being the first in the history of the Awards to win back to back in a year for his R&B knowledge, and becoming the Official Voice of the Hollywood African Prestigious Awards. The year of 2020 was not a year that slowed him down, as he placed his award winning show “Do You Know” on HBCUgo.tv, the official
television station for the HBCU Colleges. And, he capped off the year by winning one of the biggest in Hollywood, for “Best Voice Over
Actor” at the Hollywood African Prestigious Awards.