about - Althea Brown, North Lauderdale, FL
Born in St. Catherine, Jamaica, the distinguished musical career of Althea Brown began at an early age of 10 while listening to the records that was played by her father who was a prominent musical connoisseur. Her childhood was influenced by different genres of music that was played in the home and it was during this time she realized her love and passion for music.
In 1984 the family migrated to Florida and that was when the musical journey continued. She would follow her brother Charlie whenever he played music at any family functions, parties, etc. It was not long after that she started spinning records on her own and became good at it.
In 1994, she was approached by Marcia J. Ball to become her manager and in the early part of 2003, she was involved in the launching of Marcia's new single called “Drive Me Crazy,” arranged by Dr. Paul and produced by Rupert Graham (Silver Dove Records) and Althea Brown (Popsgirl Production). In the latter part of 2003 she continued to assist in the launching of Marcia's first album “Right on Time” produced by John Samuels of Tabbath Production.
In 2005, Althea found her true calling when she produced Marcia's second album “Choices and Changes”. Some of the songs featured on the album are written by her and these songs convey to people who have loved and those that have lost loved ones.
Althea has worked with some of the best singers in the reggae industry such as Hopeton Lindo, Sammy Dread, Frankie Paul, Fiona Robinson-Sterling, Marcia J. Ball, Empress Uneek, Kulcha Cally, King Banton, Endel I, Sista Time and many, many more.
Althea Brown also known as Lady Tia, strives to perform good music which will be enjoyed by a broad range of audiences all over the world. With the release of her new single “Words” produced by Richard Grant of Poorman Red Hill Production and Dwayne Hoillett of Inbound Production, she is well on her way to greatness. With this being her first official recording, she was able to maintain the #1 spot for two consecutive weeks on the Clinton Lindsay's influential Foundation Network Chart in South Florida.
Her second single “Still Be Here” produced by Samuel Dyett of One Harmony Music was released in England on May 17, 2018 on the Riddim Train, Volume 4 – Gee Baby Riddim-various artist compilation be album. Her third single “Come Back Home” also produced by Samuel Dyett of One Harmony Music was released on December 14, 2018. She is currently working on her fourth single “No Joke Ting” which will be released in Jamaica in the next few months.
Since the launching of her career in February 2018, Lady Tia has ended the year with a bang. She has made appearances on 7 events including the VP Live Showcase in Miramar, FL and the Space Coast Harley Davidson show in Palm Bay, FL.
To sum it all up, two of Lady Tia's singles are featured on The Foundation Network (NY) Top 100 Songs for 2018 and “Words” holds the #23 slot and “Come Back Home” holds the #84 slot and she was also named as the #6 Top Female singer for 2018. Her singles were also featured on The South Florida Top 100 Songs of 2018 and “Words” holds the #13 slot and “Come Back Home” holds the #92 slot and she was also named as the #3 Top Female singer for 2018, #7 in the Top Ten Artist category.
The incredible and distinct voice of Lady Tia has come a long way over the years, and she pays her homage to passionately singing at countless karaoke events and all the other female artistes that have paved the way for her.
“With persistence and strong determination only, you can make the difference” says Lady Tia, “and I think that this was long overdue and now I am ready for the world to see what I am truly made of.”
Her songs can be found on all digital outlets such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and all digital outlets.
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