Tenza A.K.A The Boss Lady hailing from Kempshot of Montego Bay, Jamaica, is a musical angel in disguise. Born and raised in a family of fifteen, which consisted of nine brothers and 5 sisters, she grew up in a life of struggle and disappointment so she certainly knows how to appreciate all of her blessings that she has been given and her musical talent was definitely one of those blessings not taken for granted.
Tenza left Jamaica when she was only fourteen to reside in the UK, in the town of Slough. For Tenza it was a difficult time, leaving all her friends and family, and begin a whole new life in England. At first, she found it hard adjusting to the new culture especially in school.
As time goes by Tenza starting to make new friends where she started attending the slough youth centre music classes. Tenza then felt at home as she now found her joy, which is music., Tenza started attending dance classes, singing classes and entering competitions, put on my the slough youth centre.
Tenza has always retained a strong passion for Dancehall and Reggae; music that was so prominent in her life. Living the life she lived back in Jamaica, it was the empowering and highly uplifting sounds of Bob Marley, Yellow Man, Beres Hammond, Bounty Killer, Denis Brown, Lady Saw, Super Cat and Beenie Man that kept her faith and hope strong throughout all these years to make it and become what she has become today.
Overcoming many obstacles, Tenza’s skills had created an opportunity for her to become a member of the electric trio ‘Fya’ – the formerly Def Jam signed female dancehall group. ‘Too Hot’ and ‘Must Be Love’ being a couple of the many hits Gold selling ‘Fya’ released.
Tenza is set to release her debut solo album and has been working vigorously day and night in the studio to complete, the album which will be featuring a number of top Jamaican artists and will have different twist to reggae music in a more enjoyable fashion. Tenza has not only been working with top European producers but top Jamaican producers as well, with all her effort to re-launch her career as a solo sing-jay in the industry, so far Tenza has been getting heavily air play on a number of Internet radios, FM and digital radios and also feature and a number of mixed tape and other compilation Cd’s around the world, plus doing countless dubs and jingles daily. Tenza have surrounded herself with positive group of people who have been pushing countless promotions in there bit to get Tenza message across to the world.
Music has always been a part of Tenza’s family. Other members of her family are also in the music business. Her cousin, Eddie Fitzroy, is a famous singer in Jamaica, he had a hit song with ‘Prison Life’, so don’t expect nothing less from Ms. Tenz; the trio Fya might be gone but Tenza is still blazing hot with music.