Introducing to you Africa’s very own diva in the making, affectionately known as Tia and whose real name is Portia Njazi is a Zimbabwean artist. She burst on to the scene with her chart topping single Boy You Got to Know. The single caused a stir and easily dominated the club circuit. Itenjoyed heavy rotation on television and radio.
The first album released, titled Spice It Up, which featured renowned Zimbabwean music professionals; the late Fortune Mparutsa, Sipho“Playboy” Mkhuhlani and Reginald “Steppa” Njazi. The album showed off Tia’s exceptional song writing ability and mature vocals. Tia did videos which were aired on Channel O and MTV Base Africa. Tia was also awarded the Best Female Urban GroovesArtist award at the Zimbabwe Music Awards Ceremony that year.
Tia has dedicated herself to become a top rated R’n’B/POP artist in Africa. Her music is a fusion of the ever popular R’n’B/Pop sounds and a definite African flavour, giving the local music scene a new and exciting vibe which also appeals to a wider crossover audience both in and beyond the borders. Tia’s music, elegance and style have attracted the corporate world as she has received sponsorship from Regency Casino, Telecel, Dendairy, FedEx, Schweppes and Goldtech previously.
Tia is inspired by likes of the late Whitney Houston, Mary J Blige, Jethro Tull, Ryan Leslie, Timbaland, Marshal Munhumumwe. In addition, Tia has a degree in Communication and Media Studies which she completed at Monash University in South Africa. Certainly she is no pushover. Always an achiever Tia is currently working on material for her a 2019 EP release. The future looks bright for the diva whose mania seems to be just getting started.