Tamika Joy Harris-Russell (born January 2,1979) in Occoquan, Virginia is known professionally as Tamika Joy. She’s a singer, songwriter, philanthropist, founder and President of her organization Stars Performing Arts. Tamika has been in the music industry for over 20 years. She started in church and was inspired to sing by the tender age of 3. Whitney Houston was the one who touched her heart and gave her a different type of love for music. Tamika leads with a 7- octave range.
Tamika took a hiatus from being in the spotlight for some time to raise her 6 beautiful children. She’s manage to do a lot of things in the background over the years that has helped keep her passion alive like background vocals for gospel artist Andrea Dumas, onVonnie Blackshears’ debut album “Total Praise” and many others, consulting artist, managed her two childrens career DJ Cash and singer Treasure Joy along with The Capital Kidds an urban Mickey Mouse Club group. In 2005 she became the 1st lady of DC’s own lengendary gogo band Junkyard and was the casting director for Chuck Browns video “Block Party” just to name a few.
Tamika has recently released a single with VMG Band called Be Free” and S.O.S Band called “What about us”, she’s performed with other recording artist such as Frank McComb, Kima from the group Total, and the X Factors David Correy. Made history singing in 2 gogo musicals: “Wind Me Up Maria” (2016) Gonda Theatre at Georgetown University and “ The Giz” (2018) the Theater at MGM National Harbor as “Glenda” the Good Witch of Georgetown. Tamika was an extra in the BET premier movie “Angrily Ever After”. ( 2019) directed by actress Terri Vaughn. Performed at Felt Lounge & Bar at the MGM National Harbor, and the Carlyle Club in Alexandria, Virginia for the “Da Golden Girlz” dinner theatre with DC Blackbroadway.
While currently performing at different venues, making guest appearences and most importantly… writing and creating again. Tamika is looking forward to making a come back like never before. New single to be released in the early 2020.
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- Website: www.tamikajoy.com
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- For booking contact Tamika Joy (202) 330-1747
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