A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Tonya began singing in church choir as a child. Recording with Jean Knight on the "Queen" record in 1999 inspired her to pursue singing as a career.
Her band features keyboards, guitar, drums, and bass playing adult contemporary R&B. Tonya's original songs feature catchy hooks, smooth jazz backing tracks and positive messages. Listen to Tonya's music on ReverbNation here.
Tonya's talents include acting. She is appearing in The Wiz produced by Dillard University Theater Department in New Orleans over the summer 2014.