Welcome to today’s interview, where we have the pleasure of speaking with the sensational singer and songwriter, Tammy Mariah. With her latest single, “Go Away,” she delivers a powerful message about standing up against those who bring us down.
Tammy’s innate vocal talent combined with years of training have allowed her to explore a wide vocal range, captivating audiences with her expressive performances. Beyond her musical pursuits, Tammy also harbors a passion for acting and dreams of launching her own fashion line.
Today, we dive deeper into her artistic journey, her inspirations, and the story behind her new single. Join us as we uncover the many facets of this talented artist.
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What is your stage name?
Is there a story behind your stage name?
That is my real name I was named after tammy Wynette and Mariah Carey by my parents after they realized I reacted to music even before I was born.
Where do you find inspiration?
I find that a calm walk with my Dogs Sapphire and Zeus fuels my inspiration to write lyrics. All of my songs started like this.
What was the role of music in the early years of your life?
Music became a way of expressing myself, a song with the right message could change my mood instantly ,
Are you from a musical or artistic family?
I have five siblings and they are all artistic in different ways. However we all share a love of music and its something we bond over as a family.
Who inspired you to be a part of the music industry?
Every opportunity I had to perform I took it, from the age of 2 till now . I don’t believe I ever wanted to do anything else it has literally been my life from the get go. Louise Porter was the one who inspired me to go that step further. With the help of Tony Byrne , DJ Movada, Brett, Cat Hockley and Jo Heart all helping me to reach my full potential and I will forever be grateful.
How did you learn to sing/write/to play?
I was fortunate to be born with a voice at birth, but with training I was able to expand my range. Writing lyrics was common for me since I was a child, but it was only recently I put them to music.
What was the first concert that you ever went to and who did you see perform?
My first concert was ‘the Big Gig ‘ which was put on for the Girl Guides in the UK. We were lucky as we got to see a wide variety of artists, But the ones that stood out to me were ‘Little mix’ and ‘Olly Murs’.
How could you describe your music?
My music I would describe as Dance- Pop
Describe your creative process.
I start by writing a word or phrase that speaks to me, then I begin to write lyrics around that word/phrase inspired and written while on my walks. Then with the help from the amazing producer and composer Janski who helps bring my music to life.
What is your main inspiration?
My songs are based on personal experiences with people & their actions and how they make me feel.
What musician do you admire most and why?
I would say Mimi Webb, although a new artist, I admire her drive and how relatable her songs are. I can see why she is loved by many.
Did your style evolve since the beginning of your career?
Its so early days at the moment but I’m sure as time progresses my music will develop .
Who do you see as your main competitor?
Honestly, I don’t see anyone as competition. That’s not what music is about for me. everyone has a different style and different experiences that inspire there music and so do I.
What are your interests outside of music?
I enjoy dancing which I hope to bring to my performances. Acting is also something I explore on TikTok and is definitely something I would like to do professionally, but music is number 1.
If it wasn’t a music career, what would you be doing?
If not singing and music I would drift more towards being an actress and starting a fashion line .
What is the biggest problem you have encountered in the journey of music?
Last minute outfits. No matter how prepared you are . Things can still go wrong.
If you could change one thing in the music industry, what would it be?
Its still early days for me , so far nothing comes to mind , but who knows what the future may hold
Why did you choose this as the title of this project?
Because it’s the message of the song. People who drag you down for their own amusement will continue until you take a stand and tell them to go away.
What are your plans for the coming months?
Releasing my next single !!
Do you have any artistic collaboration plans?
As of now I am focusing on my music, however its something I would like to see in my future . I would love to work with David Guetta or galantis
What message would you like to give to your fans?
I would say thank you for supporting me on this journey I couldn’t be where I am without you. Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Love yourself.
you are perfect the way you are.