Tiarra Monique is a multi-media Artist from Chicago, IL.
From a very young age, Tiarra Monique was exposed to various genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Pop, Alternative, Rock, Classical, and Gospel.
Around the age of six years old, she engaged in piano lessons, musically driven groups, and activities, including playing music by ear and performing solos.
During high school, knowledge of her talent spread, and by her Junior year, she lead performances in the school chorus, talent shows, stage plays, sang the National Anthem for most home sporting events, and was a Soprano member the choir, “The Warriors” of Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer.
Tiarra Monique completed undergraduate studies at Fisk university in Nashville, TN, majoring Psychology and Spanish, and was a member of the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers and the Fisk University Choir. Tiarra Monique graduated Summa Cum Laude, with several honors, including Phi Beta Kappa and accepted enrollment into in The Peabody School of Vanderbilt University for a Masters in Child Studies.
Despite much academic success, it was not until this point Tiarra realized that this was not the life she wanted to lead, and with the help of another fellow musician, she enrolled in the Audio Technology program of SAE Institute in Nashville to pursue her aspirations to be a recording artist.
Tiarra Monique has sneak released covers, freestyles, and original tracks, including 2 self-produced remake projects, but removed all projects for the sake of better audio quality.
She changed her stage name from Tee Tee, mostly adapted from her undergraduate career, to Tee for short, and soon to her actual name, Tiarra Monique, continuing her music career and business endeavors, hosting, managing, and performing at local events, interviewing with local radio stations and artists, as well as producing media content for artists including videos and pictures.
Tiarra Monique continued to build a portfolio as not just singer and writer, but a multimedia artist, networking behind the scenes with a variety of industry and business contacts, while remaining an independent artist, and building the multimedia production and entertainment corporation Creative Genius (Buzz Inc.) to support her career.
Tiarra Monique landed her first corporate deal, designed to expand and expose her talents, with continued anticipated public release and recognition for Fall 2016.