Tifa

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  • country:Jamaica
  • region:Caribbean
  • style(s):Reggae
  • label:not signed
  • gender:female
  • instrumentation:vocal
  • artist posted by:Headline Entertainment

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Jamaica's upcoming dancehall &singing sensation, Tifa, interest in music developed from a very young age, listening to musical legends such as Earth Wind and Fire, Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin. Growing up with her stepfather, Sampalue, the reggae producer who assisted in the building of several music careers such as Lady Saw, gave her a deep rooted love for dancehall music. Also in 2008 she did an extensive tour of Europe with her label mates and mentors Ward 21, which was very successful from which she became the first female reggae/dancehall artist to perform in the Czech Republic. The year also saw here acquiring an endorsement from www.majesticwigs.com. 2009 was even better as it became Tifa's breakthrough year which brought about her most critically acclaimed piece of work, that being "Spell it Out," a hard hitting dancehall single also produced by Ward 21, this song also became a chart topping single and street anthem. A slew of other hard hitting tracks were released, including "Tick it Like a Clock" on Stephen McGregor's Boasty Riddim, "New Man" on the Mash Up Riddim Produced by Christopher Birch, "Sick" produced by Equiknoxx Music, "Boasty Wid It" on the Style & Swagger Riddim Produced by Ballaz Production, and "Why," just to name a few, which is a dancehall ballad revealing Tifa's versatility, not only as a DJ but also as a singer, which was produced by Don Corleone on the Feminine Riddim. 2010 started off with a bang for the artist, as January held Coke Zero's Sean Kingston massive show which displayed her owning her own among upcoming and the established greats of dancehall and reggae. Tifa also walked away with five awards for her 2009 efforts. The E.M.E.'s (Excellence in Music & Entertainment) awarded her with the "Most Improved Artist." Stone Love awarded her "Best New Artist" and The Youth View Awards awarded her "Female DJ of the Year," "Best Female Artist" & "Young, Hot, & Hype Female of the Year." The year started off a bang music-wise which saw her releasing a cover of Junior Tucker's "If I Could Fly" to rave reviews as well as eight other dancehall and one drop tracks. Tifa also was featured on Ludacris' "How Low" Remix which also featured her mentors Ward 21 & rapper Teff. In present times, she has been busy spreading her infectious rhymes and captivating performances in the Caribbean, North America, and worldwide.