Tamara Johnson better known as Dream was Born in Dallas, TX but moved to 6 different states before entering high school in the Oklahoma City area. After high school, she headed to Prairie View A&M University and graduated with a Bachelors Administration in Marketing.   In 1999 Tamara began a publishing company where she produced poetic customized pieces for various occasions.  The name of the company is For You Poetry for All Occasions, which is home to an impressive lyrical, poetic, and musical portfolio.  Poetry being her first love, music doesn’t fall far behind. Tamara has been singing since the age of three and finds the church as her greatest influence.  She started playing the piano around 8 and since then she has experimented with a variety of instruments.  Dream co-produced her first single, “What Would You Do” and  her artistic influences range from Prince, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, and Quincy Jones to Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Chaka Khan and Sade amongst others..  She can be found performing original songs and poetry often in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

 

Producer for Tom Joyner Morning Show

Lone Star Wind Orchestra Black History Tribute Concert
Opened for Erykah Badu

Opened for Tommy Davidson
Performed at Exposition Park Café
Producer the “Writers Walk”segment for DCCC’s African Amercian Read IN
Celebrity Reader for Tulisoma Literary Festival
“Grace, the Kenyan Experience” album  Nairobi, Kenya

Performed at Back to School Fair with Mayor Kirk
Performed at the Dr. Emmett Conrad Intern Leadership Program for State Senator Royce Williams
Hosted 17th Annual Deep Deuce Jazz Festival
Hosted & Introduced Nancy Wilson in Concert
Hosted & Introduced Tremaine Hawkins in Concert
Hosted Louis Armstrong Tribute concert featuring Marcus Belgrave
Hosted Gospel Music Concert featuring Donna Cox
Recited Poem for the OKC Metropolitan Area Projects Board on Live Television

Named Artist of the Year/Star Elementary
Named Teacher of the Year/Star Elementary
 Hosted the National Association of African American Design 1st Annual Opal Awards
Performed for the Cornerstone Christian Women’s Network Christmas Party Gospel Showcase
Performed at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas, TX 
Performed the lead role in “Imitation of Life” (Screenplay by Donna Mitchell)
Judged oratory contest for Africare Academy
Participated in choosing Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Recipients


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