Born in Winston-Salem, Tia grew up in a multicultural household. Her father, Japanese and African American, and her mother, Shoshone, Indian, exposed her to a diverse range of music beginning at the age of 4. Her father would play hip hop's elite artists ranging from the old to the new school and her mother would play the greatest hits from pop and rock. Thus, Tia's unique music style was born in the fourth grade, Tia began performing at local talent shows and started taking flute and piano lessons. Knowing the importance of education, she attended Winston-Salem University, a historically black college and university. Though she took a small break to raise her beautiful daughter, Zoe, she re-enrolled and graduated at the top of her class with a degree in Exercise Physiology. Tia released hersingle, "Lotto" and caught the attention of local radio stations, DJs, clubs, and started growing on the internet, which spread her name across the U.S. Tia has released 3 full length projects since 2020 and has caught the attention of various label partners all looking to work with her. This is only the beginning for the young artist as the best is yet to be seen.