Hailing from Inglewood, CA Tia P. is a driven, passionate and charismatic talented artist, producer, musician and songwriter whose lyrical prowess is unmatched. Influenced by the likes of Missy Elliott, Pharrell Williams and Lauryn Hill, Tia P.’s soul embodies the essence of Erykah Badu, the funk of D'Angelo, the storytelling of Bahamadia and the brashness of Jean Grae.
Now, imagine all of this wrapped up today in a 25 year old Howard University Graduate who has been making music and writing lyrics since the age of 6. Unafraid. Honest. Unique. Next. You don't have to imagine and more, Tia P. is here.
Rapper/Singer/Song writer/Drummer/Producer/Actress Tia P. is an extraordinary artist. Tia P. has taken on the challenge to be the Voice of the New Generation. She possesses a huge presence and commands immediate attention when performing. She has opened for KRS 1, Bootsy Collins, DJ Quik, Kelly Roland's female group June's Diary and a host of other well-known acts. In fact, in 2010 it was KRS 1 who officially welcomed her into the world of Hip Hop and earlier this year, the legend herself, MC Lyte praised her for knowing her craft and NOT sounding like anyone else. She has won several major songwriting competitions and in 2017 won the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Competion and performed at NAMM. Tia P.'s goal is to defy the odds of expectation and not be limited to the boundaries of a particular genre. She definitely has the content to fulfill the aforementioned: to date, she has written and/or co-written over 1,700+ songs.
In addition to the above, she can be heard every day at 4 PM PST on KJLH's radio station singing the the theme song for radio personality Tammi Mac's radio show "The Tammi Mac Show" She can also be seen in a several national commercials; Sprite feat. LeBron James, Verizon iPhone 6 feat. A-Trak, Pepsi feat Pop sensation Tori Kelly, Kia Rio and Amazon Echo-Alexa, Barefoot Wine, Macy's "Time to Shine"
On May 8, 2018 Tia P. released part one of her long overdue, but highly anticipated EP Peek-A-Boo trilogy - The Wake Up. With clarity and resolve, the message is clear, "The Wake Up" is for the NOW.
Later this year, you can catch Tia P. as one of the rising stars on BET's new music docuseries "The Next Big Things"
Tia P is a trailblazer, making history as a multidimensional artist using her voice to entertain with a purpose, asking critical questions and pursuing real answers. A true artist and creator whose motivating influences begin with fundamental truth and unambiguous objectives, Tia P. is a powerful voice to be heard. It’s time to change the game and Tia P. is no doubt a forerunner for her generation and the next, advocating for the most important audience of all…humanity.
Be sure to check out Tia P.'s new video "Christmas in Cali"
Off the heels of her smash single, Tia P. drops a holiday single "Christmas in Cali" that's sure to become a classic. Available on iTunes, Spotify and other online music outlets.
Unafraid. Honest. Unique. These are bold words- but there’s no better way to describe Inglewood, Calif. native and Howard University graduate Tia P. Driven, passionate, and charismatic, her talent as a producer, musician, and songwriter is unmatched. Taking influence from Missy Elliott, Pharrell Williams, and Lauryn Hill, Tia P.’s music embodies the essence of Eyrkah Badu, the funk of D’Angelo, the storytelling of Bahamadia and the brashness of Jean Grae.
Determined to be the Voice of the New Generation, this 23-year-old rising star has been making music and writing lyrics since the age of 6. Tia P. has opened for notable acts like KRS-One and Bootsy Collins and been seen in national commercials for Sprite (feat. Lebron James), Verizon iPhone 6 (feat. A-Trak), and Pepsi (feat. Tori Kelly)- oh, and she’s written more than 1500 songs to date.
Tia P.’s latest single is “4 Seats From Beyonce”, a track that embodies the idea of reaching for the stars, as raps about being up close at a Beyonce concert but wishing she was up there performing: “Cuz I got good seats/ But it ain’t good enough to be/ I’d rather be on stage with her.” In the video, we see Tia P. at the hair salon while “Beyonce” (played by Donna Glytch) is a few chairs away under the dryer. Tia again sees Queen Bey while going out to eat, and the clip ends with the two in celebration, walking together towards an arena.
Tia P. is scheduled to appear in BET's new music competition show "The Next Big Thing" Stay tuned, more information to follow.
Thanks to The Math Club, Tia P.'s song that she performed on has been licensed to Showtime's hit show "Shameless" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xltTcpCLvI
Tia P. will be serving as one of the judges for the Annual LA Taste of Soul "Starquest Talent Competition"
Since Chistmas is right around the corner, why don't you get a head start by downloading my Christmas single Christmas in Cali. Please click the following link to purchase https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/christmas-in-cali-single/1309126735
Be sure to go and download Tia P.'s new EP Peek-A-Boo - "The Wake Up" available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and all other online music retailers. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/peek-a-boo-the-wake-up-ep/1376303280
This inspirational song was written by Tia P. to let other know that no matter how bad things seem, God's grace allows you to "Shake it Off" so that you can get to that next level.