Tellyah & Mayyah

Tellyah & Mayyah

BandWorld

Our music is a smooth mix of melodic Lover's Rock over a hard chant of cultural roots. An easy feeling with a deejay force.

Biography

TELLYAH

Hailing from Dominica, West Indies, Tellyah introduces a unique, yet hot new sound of conscience reggae music. Rather he's singing about the injustices in the world (The System) or expessing his universal love for everyone (Blackness), his firm and forceful voice always manages to convey his appreciation and gratitude for being blessed with the ability to express himself through music.

Born and raised in Grand Bay, Dominica, Tellyah was drawn to music at an early age and through his determination and love of music, he taught himself how to play several instruments, including the bass guitar and the drums. Receiving his inspiration from great legends such as, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Peter Tosh, and Yellowman, Tellyah continually creates potent and personable lyrics and rhythms that are sure to captivate your mind and keep your feet moving.


MAYYAH

Born in the hills of Dominca, West Indies, and blessed with an innate gift for music, Mayyah brings forth a smooth, sultry and vintage sound that is sure to grasp your attention as it resonates through your soul. As a result of the inspiration he received from great artist like Michael Jackson, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Percy Sledge and Bob Marley, Mayyah has developed a voice that is truely geniune and unique.

Mayyah was introduced to reggae music by his mentor Paul, aka " Tikki", who recognized his abilities, and decided to train him vocally and teach him how to 3-4-5 part-harmonize. It was also during this time, that Mayyah taught himself to play the keyboard and the drums. Ever since those days, Mayyah has been engrossed in an ongoing mission to take the world by storm, as he continually hones in on his vocal training and his natural musical talents.

Tellyah and Mayyah made their debut performance at the "Early Door Festival" in Grand Bay, Dominica in 1988. Throughout the years, they have performed at many clubs in Dominica ( Fredus Disco, Thirsty Thursdays and Mattus Park). Tellyah and Mayyah have also traveled to the French Islands (Martinique and Guadalupe) and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where they received praise and admiration for their talents.

To further their musical careers, the brothers relocated to the United States, which has enabled them to perform in various venues in Chicago, New York, Miami, Connecticut and Arizona.

In 2006, they released their debut album entitled "LONG ANTICIPATED" on an independent label, and the 4th track on the CD (Never Cheat On You), flew to the top of the charts, in Dominica, due to the numerous airplay requests it received. Right now, the two are in the process of recording their second album and are diligently working on furthering their music careers.

Iyahndra Entertainment---South City Productions

Discography

"Never Cheat On You" has been on the top of the charts in Dominica, West Indies since it hit the airwaves in 2006. The album "Long Anticipated" has been receiving airplay in Connecticut and New York.

Set List

Songs: Crying Over You, Blackness, Street Hustling, So Divine, Another Dance, The System and Rocky Road.

Set Duration: An hour and a half.

We do not do cover tunes.