Tanya Stephens

Tanya Stephens

Most Popular Songs

     Handle The Ride

     Yuh Nuh Ready

     Its A Pity

     These Streets


Birth name Vivienne Tanya Stephenson
Also known as Tanya Stephens
Born 2 July 1973
Origin St. Mary, Jamaica
Genres Dancehall, reggae
Occupations Deejay, singer
Years active 1994-present


Tanya Stephens was born in 1973 in St. Mary, Jamaica. Her real name Vivienn Stephenson.

Tanya Stephens was influenced by Smokey Robinson, the stars of R & B Us, but also classics like Bob Marley reggae … it debuted in various sound systems and released his first single in 1993 ” Is this for Real “on the Far East riddim.

This latest single, produced by Barry O’hare is the beginning of a beautiful collaboration. Indeed, a year later, Barry produced the first album of Tanya “Big Thing Gwan” on the label Xrated. Success is waiting for you. It connects various collaborations with top producers Yardies: Bobby Digital Dave Kelly.

Moreover, it is the latter that produces the famous “Goggle” that will make it known worldwide. This text is rather daring since records certain sexual experiences of Tanya. But the public likes and it connects with the album “Too Hype”.

A year later released his new album “Rough Rider”, with big tunes “Big Ninja Bik” still in the same vein salacious, “Draw fe middle finger” or “119”. She then went to Sweden where she recorded a cover album on which it will have relationship problems with Warner.

Tanya Stephens then fans could take comfort, however, with his appearances on riddims fashionable at the time as the “Diwali” with the title “Can not Wuk me no more,” the “Silicone” with “After Sex “the” Masterpiece “with” Own Man “but also the” Cure riddim “and” Baddis. ”

Recall for young collectors selectas and cakes she also asked the “Cuss cuss,” the “First Class”, the “Forever”, the “French Vanilla”, the “Marmalade”, the “Clappas” the “Headache”, the “Shanty Town”, the “Swing Easy” … enough to get everyone to agree!
But whether to retain title to the beautiful, it is certainly his worldwide hit “It’s A Pity “placed on the Doctor’s Darling Riddim Germans Seeed.

Piece that appears on the excellent album “Gangsta Blues” released in 2004, The Year of a turning point for Tanya Stephens , deviating a little dancehall and turns to the new-roots in which it does very well. At that time, it is the # 1 female artist in Jamaica.

The album “Rebelution” 2006 will be a lot less successful, despite the excellent single “These Streets”. The ex-dancehall queen is gradually forgotten. Blame it in part to the song “Do You Still Care”, present on the album “Rebelution” which supports gay rights, unfortunately frowned upon in Jamaica and reggae in general. Very little activity for her since this album.

Too bad, it looked like being a rising reggae star and mass have never forgotten some of these tubes. It is therefore with great pleasure that Parisians found her at the Zenith in 2011 when Rockers Rockers Festival.

Damn You

Its A Pity

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