Zambian musician Tiger man real/full name is Teddy Sichone. He was born in Mongu district of Western Province of Zambia on 21st September
1977. He was brought up from a Catholic Christian family on the Copperbelt Province.
He did his primary school
at Justin Kabwe in Kitwe and qualified to Grade 8 at Kitwe Boys, then went to Luanshya Boys and completed his
secondary education in 1996 at Roan Antelope. Thereafter, he changed from being a Catholic to a Pentecostal
because he wanted to be communicating more with God at personal level.
Tiger Man started writing dancehall music in 1990 whilst his friends were busy
mimicking MC Hammer and Vannila Ice. He wrote his first dancehall track ‘Negative Rude’ (still in his lyrics
book) whilst at Kitwe Boys .When he moved to Luanshya in 1993 he wrote his second song ‘Neighbourhood
Watch’, which earned him a nickname ‘Neighbourhood Watch’.
Others, like his wife who was his girlfriend by
that time, nicknamed him Igalala because of his tongue twisting skills.
After completing secondary education, he concentrated on running his late father’s business (Mpandwa
Investments Limited dealing in transporting and food supplying) but still mastering the art of dancehall. In
1998, Tiger Man pursued his Accounting career at ZIBSIP in Kitwe and graduated in 1999.
Thereafter, he was
engaged in as an Accounts Assistant at Total Zambia Limited in the year 2000 and rose through rankandfile to
an Accountant with Techzam Limited.
Whilst working he mingled with the likes of DJ Cosmo and W.Star.
Tiger Man has also worked with Kayombo,
Master Flow and Roony G. In developing his music career, Tiger Man and colleagues to sharpen sharpen their
voices in Libala south, and wrote some songs with Kayombo.
Later on, he joined Zampost 2005 and resigned in
2009 to incorporate his own business Divine Investments Limited. Tiger Man has done songs produced by CB
the DJ under Home Sweet Home records. Among these songs are: Kolyokolyo featuring 2Jack and Wellrich,
Open da Way featuring 2Jack and Wellrich, Ndalama with 2Jack, Number One etc. Currently, he is with
Loudmouth Studio and has come back to take over dancehall in Zambia in a booyaka booyaka and kowtow