Tami Chynn

Tami Chynn
Born Tammar Anika Chin
(1984-06-14) 14 June 1984 (age 33)
Kingston, Jamaica
Spouse(s) Wayne Marshall (deejay), since 2009
Musical career
  • R&B
  • reggae
  • dancehall
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, dancer
Years active2005-present
Labels Universal/SRC/Konvict Muzik (former)
Associated acts Akon, Sean Paul, Wayne Marshall, Tessanne Chin


Tammar Anika Chin (given birth to 14 June 1984), known by her stage name Tami Chynn, is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and dancer.

Early life

Chynn was created in Kingston, Jamaica. Her dad, Richard Chin, is normally of Jamaican Chinese language descent and her mom, Christine Chin, also a Jamaican nationwide, is of British and African descent. Her parents had been in a music group known as The Carnations and her youthful sister, Tessanne Chin can be a singer, most widely known for earning Season 5 from the American performing competition The Tone of voice within Adam Levine's group.Tami was raised in the parish of St. Andrew and went to St. Peter and Paul Preparatory College. She later went to Campion University in St. Andrew, Jamaica. In 1998, at age group 14, she transferred to Leamington Health spa, UK where she spent 3 years learning the executing arts and in 2001, at age group 17, moved back again to Jamaica where she done her music profession and documented her first one "Rock and roll U."This year 2010, Tami collaborated with Slovakian blessed Jamaica designer Lubica Kucerova to make the Anuna and Anuna Goddess collections. The collection debuted at 2010 Style Art Toronto: Choice Arts Style Week. Afterwards that calendar year, the duo will be nominated on the Jamaica Observer Style Honours and earn the Developer of the entire year Award.

Music career

2005–2007: Beginnings and Out of Many... One

Before pursuing music, she toured with fellow Jamaican artist Shaggy like a backup dancer on his Captured Crimson Handed Tour. In early 2005 she travelled to LA to execute for General Motown Information and in-may she was agreed upon to the main label,at age group 24, for the four album offer. Before releasing her debut record in america she made an appearance in recordings with worldwide Reggae superstars: Beenie Guy, Lady Noticed and Sean Paul on his record The Trinity for the monitor "All on Me".In March 2006, she was nominated for Best Brand-new Entertainer Award on the International Reggae and World Music Awards, but dropped the award to reggae artist Matisyahu. Before the discharge of her debut record, Out of several...One she toured night clubs around the united states for promotion.Afterwards in 2006 she released her initial US one "Hyperventilating" which became popular on the web that summer months but wasn't a mainstream achievement. During that summer months she released her initial album Out of several...The one that also didn't chart in america but were able to top at Zero. 41 on japan Oricon graphs. In 2007 her melody "Again and again" appeared over the compilations.

2008–present: New record label and Prima Donna

In 2008 Tami was observed by Akon, who authorized her up to his label Konvict Muzik and began production of her second album Prima Donna. Documenting of the recording started in January in Akon's Atlanta studios with Akon and RedOne professional producing the record. "Iced" (offering Akon), the lead one for the record, premiered in August 2008. In March she toured the united kingdom and came out on BBC Radio 1Xtra, on 22 March 2008 with Akon and performed Frozen.In Sept 2008, she starred within a Pepsi industrial alongside Verne Troyer, T-Pain and Shaggy performing a cover of Carl Douglas' traditional disco song Kung Fu Fighting with vocals from Akon. During Oct 2008 she opened up for New Children on the market on the New Kids on the market Tour alongside Female Gaga, Natasha Bedingfield and Colby O'Donis. She also made an appearance in the video "I'm Therefore Paid" by Akon. After reducing ties with General, Prima Donna continues to be unreleased; nevertheless, Tami Chynn provides stated she actually is currently at the job on the third album that's to become second release.In 2011, Jennifer Lopez re-recorded "Hypnotico," a melody Chynn wrote with Female Gaga and RedOne and documented on her behalf unreleased second album Prima Donna for Lopez's seventh studio room album Like? released 3 Might 2011 in america.By 2014, she functions as her sister Tessanne Chin's supervisor.

Personal life

Chynn married fellow reggae/dancehall artist Wayne Marshall in '09 2009. The few have two kids together.


Studio albums

Year Album Top chart positions Product sales Accreditations JPN Billboard US 2006 Out of several...One Debut studio room record Released: 7 August 2006 Label: General/SRC 41 — JPN: 80,000 — "—" denotes produces that didn't chart or weren't released for the reason that territory.


Year Single Maximum positions Recording US Dance Golf club Play US Dance Airplay JPN 2001 "Rock and roll U" (feat. Child Kurup) — — — Solitary Just 2004 "Hyperventilating (Stepz Medly)" — — — "Snow Breaker Medley (Gimme Great)" — — — "Why" — — — "Inform Mi Seh" — — — Out of several...One 2006 "Hyperventilating" — — — "Again and again" — — — 2008 "Iced" (feat. Akon) 3 17 80 Prima Donna 2010 "Qualified Diva" (feat. Tifa) — — — Solitary Just "Nevah Know (Wicked Inna Bed)" — — — Poor Suh Riddim 2011 "VERY LONG TIME" — — — Solitary Just "—" denotes produces that didn't chart or weren't released for the reason that territory. As presented artist Song Designer Album "NOT Proceed" Elan (feat. Tami Chynn) Collectively as you "All on Me" Sean Paul (feat. Tami Chynn) The Trinity "Snow Breaker Riddim Medley" (feat. Tami Chynn, Voicemail, Wayne Marshall, Child Kurupt, Christopher, Assassin, Busy Transmission) Single just "Hot Component 2" Le7is definitely aka Jonathan Edward Chisolm (feat. Tami Chynn) "Arguin" Wayne Marshall (feat. Tami Chynn) "Why" Wayne Marshall (feat. Tami Chynn) "Consider Me Back again Remix" Tinchy Stryder (feat. Tami Chynn, Taio Cruz, Sway and Chipmunk) "IS IT POSSIBLE TO Experience Me" Michael Bolton (feat. Tami Chynn) One Globe One Like "Sycamore Tree" Sean Paul (feat. Tami Chynn) Single

Music videos

Year Title Movie director 2001 "Rock and roll U" Ras Kassa 2004 "Hyperventilating (Stepz Medly)" Nordia Rose "Snow Breaker Medley (Gimme Great)" Nadia & Naylor "Why" Jay Hill "Inform Mi Seh" Nadia & Naylor 2006 "Hyperventilating" Tim Naylor "Again and again" 2008 "Frozen" Gil Green