Tamika Scott Biography
Tamika Scott is a singer and songwriter from the United States. She is best known as a member of the multi-platinum-selling R&B group Xscape, which rose to prominence in the 1990s. She is also a music producer and actress, including a role in the film There is a Stranger in My House. Tamika, who was born in Atlanta, Georgia, began singing at the age of four.
Tamika Scott Age
On November 19, 1975, Tamika Scott was born in College Park, Georgia, USA. She is 47 years old.
Tamika Scott Height
Scott stands at an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches/1,68m tall.
Tamika Scott Husband
Scott is blissfully married to her loving husband Darius Byas. They have a daughter named O’Shun Reney as a result of their union. Tamika previously has three grandchildren. In 2014, her daughter Oshun married her middle school sweetheart Aaron. O’Shea gave birth to her first daughter Aveyah in 2018, followed by her second daughter Aria in 2020. Cason, Reney’s first son, was born in 2021.
Tamika Scott Family
Tamika is Reverend Randolf Scott and Gloria McFarlin’s daughter. Her father was a member of the R&B trio Scott Three. She also has a sister, La Tocha Scott, with whom she formed a band. Scott also has a sister-in-law named Rocky Bivens. However, details about her mother are still unknown.
Tamika Scott Net Worth
Tamika’s amassed net worth is $3 million.
Tamika Scott Career
She would occasionally perform at local talent events, churches, and weddings. She had only recorded her first song alongside her sister Latocha when she was nine years old. She later attended Tri-Cities High School of the Performing Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, before transferring to Tri-Cities High School in East Point, Georgia, where she graduated in 1993.
Tamika and her friend and sister La Tocha Scott started singing together in school and founded the band Xscape. The ladies were introduced to record executive Ian Burke, who later became the group’s manager, after their significant debut performance at BET’s Teen Summit in 1992. Xscape quickly drew the notice of Jermaine Dupri, who signed the group to his So So Def Recordings label.
Furthermore, the band’s debut album, Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, debuted at number seventeen on the US Billboard 200 and number three on the Top R&B Albums chart. It was their first commercial triumph in a year and allowed them to create two hit singles, “Just Kickin’ It” and “Understanding,” which both reached at number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and were also charted in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100.
Following that, it was followed by the publication of other singles albums, including “Love on My Mind,” “Tonight,” “Freedom,” and “Off the Hook.”Jermaine Dupri produced the majority of their album, which included guest vocals from MC Lyte. Tamika went on to star in Donald Gray’s musical stage dramas “Man Of My Dreams” and “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” after Xscape’s dissolution. She played the spunky Milay in Tyler Perry’s smash hit “Meet The Browns.” Tamika wrote and produced four songs for Tyler Perry’s “Daddy’s Little Girls” soundtrack, which is now available in shops.
She also has a song on the soundtrack called “Greatest Gift,” which is considered the love ballad of the century! Tamika’s successful songs have been recorded by Xscape, Jaheim, Musiq Soulchild, Anthony Hamilton, Yolanda Adams, and Letoya. She also contributed to Jim Carey’s “The Mask” album, wrote and produced for the “Hard Ball Soundtrack” starring Keanu Reeves, and wrote and performed the title song for Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married” soundtrack. She also performed the song “Greatest Gift” on the soundtrack for Daddy’s Little Girl.
Prior to that, she appeared in the second season of R&B Divas on TV One in 2013. After reuniting in 2017, Xscape revealed plans to release a biography on the band. Scott’s kid will play her in the biography. However, Bravo accompanied the band as they prepared for the Essence Festival. Tamika released her first solo project since reuniting with Xscape in 2019. On her official SoundCloud and YouTube channels, she released the tune “Tonite.”Following the release of her brand-new single “Almost Over,” executive producer Shaun Cairo Pitchfork announced on TV & BroadwayWorld that Scott has joined season two of the drama series Conframa.