Born in New Jersey of Jamaican parents, Tanta was raised deeply rooted in Jamaican culture. She found the most influential part of her culture to be in the sweet reggae music that constantly flowed through her home as a result of her father's own passions as an avid collector and DJ of reggae music. Though schooled in reggae music, Tanta also quickly became a lover and accumulator of a wide variety of other genres including light rock, rhythm & blues, and oldies.
Though having traveled a great deal throughout her life and retaining several different influences, Tanta T remains true to herself as an artist and carries a style that is reflecting of her own complex persona. In her songwriting, Tanta incorporates knowledge and self experience to create a message that is as real as it gets. With ultimate goals of becoming a successful contributor in music and a positive energy in the world, Tanta offers a word of advise to all those who are following a dream:
“Don’t let anyone tell you what you can and cannot do with your own life. You won't get anywhere listening to people who have never been where you're trying to go."
"As you can see. Drake of shook of Tony Yayo's lyrical prowess. One will never see Drake come at Yayo because he knows that he will be lyrically massacred by the "Talk of New York" on his next mixtape. Make sure to download Yayo's…"
"I don't know about this s***, but he got some sweet lines on "Draft day"
- sometimes I laugh with god on how u can't stop me (jay z devil signs)
- you should follow all my moves you won't realize till after (jay z trying to…"