Published on September 4th, 2012 | by Ramon Trotman3
Tiona D presented by LD
We got some one on one time with the very talented singer/song writer Tiona D. She let us in on what it was like to be Ms. Tiona D, everything from her style of music, inspirations and even her newest hobbies.
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Growing up in Buffalo, NY, singer/songwriter Tiona D. spent a lot of time perfecting her soulful, melodic sound while singing in her church choir.
A pivotal moment in her early career happened in 2001 when she preformed for the swearing-in celebration of Senator Hillary Rodham-Clinton, in Madison Square Garden Theatre.
It was at that moment she realized that the stage was where she wanted to make a permanent residence. “I felt such a rush after singing that night, it really solidified that singing was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.”
Since moving to New York City, Ms. D. has featured in numerous duets and has also preformed in various R&B showcases around the New York City area.
Over the past year Tiona D. has traveled to Los Angeles to work on writing projects for artists like Jennifer Hudson and Amber Riley, and now more recently she has been working on her own material.
By working with producers like Brian Kennedy, (“If This isn’t Love”-Jennifer Hudson) and writing camp, Rock City (“If This isn’t Love”-Jennifer Hudson and “When I grow Up”- Pussycat Dolls), Tiona D’s project it sure to deliver strong vocals and a heavy hitting production /songwriting marriage.
Tiona D. describes her sound as classic and sexy with a nostalgic R&B flow. “R&B music is all about feeling, and I want my fans to feel the connection from my life experiences and their own personal lives. Most of all I want my sound to be a timeless creation.”
Check out Tiona D’s new mixtape titled “Beautiful Suicide”
Instagram: Tiona Dee