Tee Grizzley is a renowned Detroit American rapper who became popular following his hit single,” First Day Out,” released in 2016. His success can be attributed to the impressive viewership of his video on YouTube, with about 63 million views. After that release, Grizzley recorded other hits like No Effort, Colors, and From the D to the A featuring Lil Yachty, Meek Mill, and Lil Durk, respectively. In addition, he has garnered the recognition as well as appreciation of stars such as LeBron James, Chance the Rapper, as well as DJ Khaled. However, Grizzley is not just a rap artist but a caring and devoted husband to My’Eisha Agnew, who has been his lifelong girlfriend and mother of his son.
He began to rap as a child, and along with his colleagues, they created an “All Stars Ball Hard” ensemble. He went to Michigan State University but dropped out after he was arrested for armed robbery in 2014. He stayed roughly three years in jail and composed for his first mixtape titled “My Moment.” Upon release, he posted the video for “First Day Out” on YouTube, where it received more than 2 million views within 3 weeks. In 2018, he signed a deal with 300 Entertainment and Atlantic Records and released his first studio album, Activated, which ranked as No. 10 on Billboard 200. In response, he released another three albums, Scriptures in 2019 and The Smartest in 2020, among others, which garnered praise from critics and followers.
Early Life and Career
Tee Grizzley (Terry Wallace) was born on March 23, 1994, in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in the Joy Road area of the city and had a difficult childhood. His mother was in and out of prison, and his grandmother raised him. Tee Grizzley was also involved in criminal activities and spent time in juvenile detention centers and prisons.
Tee Grizzley’s journey into the music world began when he was released from prison in 2016. He recorded a song called “First Day Out,” which quickly went viral on YouTube. The song became a hit and helped Tee Grizzley gain recognition in the rap world.
Tee Grizzley’s Music
Tee Grizzley’s debut mixtape, “My Moment,” was released in 2017. The mixtape featured collaborations with other artists, such as Lil Yachty and Meek Mill. The mixtape was a commercial success and helped Tee Grizzley establish himself as a rising star in the rap industry.
Tee Grizzley’s music is known for its rawness and authenticity. He often raps about his life experiences, including his time in prison and the difficulties he faced growing up in Detroit. Some of his most popular songs include “From the D to the A,” “Win,” and “Satish”.
Tee Grizzley’s Personal Life
Eisha Agnew has been Grizzley’s long-term girlfriend, and they have a son together by the name of Terry Sanchez Wallace III (b. 2021). In addition, Agnew doubles as a rapper under the pseudonym My’Eisha. He has worked with her on many songs, including “Ride or Die,” “loyalty,” and “real love”.
Grizzley’s wife not only promotes his career but often travels within his career performances and tours. They grew up together in Detroit, and after six years, they are still strong as a couple. They have been through a lot of hardships together, including when Grizzly was in jail when his aunt died, and when he had an accident. They have equally experienced joyous occasions that include their son’s birth, their engagement, and their wedding.
In January 2022, Grizzley marvelously proposed to Agnew through roses, violinists, and an enormous diamond ring. He shared the video of the proposal on Instagram and wrote: Hey girl, you said yes. Baby, I love it; you make me a better person, and thank you for always being by my side. Agnew also expressed her joy on social media and wrote: “I said yes!!! Baby, you are my everything. Thank you for making this the happiest day of my life.”
In September 2022, they sealed their union in a romantic wedding held in Detroit. Their wedding took place in the presence of their close relatives, as well as their son, who acted as a ring bearer. They also sang their song “Real Love” as a duet during the reception.