(born Tammar Anika Chin
) is a Jamaican singer, songwriter and dancer.
Tami Chynn (born 14 June 1984) was born in Kingston, Jamaica. Her father, Richard Chin, is of Chinese
descent with Cherokee
ancestry and her mother, Christine Chin is Afro-Jamaican
. and her younger sister, Tessanne Chin
, is also a reggae fusion
singer and former member of the group 'Mile High'.
Tami grew up in the parish of St. Andrew
and attended St. Peter and Paul Preparatory School. She later attended Campion College in St. Andrew, Jamaica. In 1998, at age 14, she moved to Leamington Spa, UK where she spent three years studying the performing arts and in 2001, at age 17, moved back to Jamaica where she worked on her music career and recorded her first single "Rock U".Planet Urban. Planet Urban
. Accessed May 4, 2008.
Tami Chynn married fellow reggae/dancehall artist Wayne Marshall
2005-2007: Beginnings and Out of Many... One
Before pursuing music, she toured with fellow caniamaJ artist Shaggy
as a backup dancer on his Caught Red Handed Tour. In early 2005 she travelled to Los Angeles
to perform for Universal Motown Records
and in May she was signed to the major label,at age 24, for a four album deal.<ref... Read More