Authenticity and advocacy: Introducing the trailblazing artistry of Tana

Tana, a genre-blending artist, draws inspiration from the diverse and vibrant spectrum of gay culture. With Italian and Nigerian roots and a base in London, she represents a powerful, unapologetic, and liberating queer voice. At the core of her artistry is a celebration of diversity.

Her journey in music has seen her sign her track ‘Savage’ with Sony US and Babygrande records, an achievement that earned her a place on the A3C compilation album. Beyond her own music, she’s penned songs for Chinese artist ‘Jike Junyi’, showcasing her distinctive talents as both an artist and songwriter. Tana’s lyrical finesse and captivating melodies set her apart in the industry.

Tana’s impact extends to live performances. Notably, she graced the main stage at UK Black Pride 2022, where she delivered a memorable performance to a crowd of 25,000. Her work has garnered recognition from publications like ‘Gay Times,’ while her music has found a home on various radio platforms including BBC Introducing, Reprezent Radio, Soho Radio, Pulse 88, Gaydio, and Trace Urban. Additionally, she was a finalist selected to perform at the Paramount Studios Music Showcase powered by MTV, NXNE Festival, Tallin Music Week, and London Pride.

Tana - photo by Kathryn Ashley

Her influence continues to ripple through the music world, resonating with a diverse and ever-growing audience. Tana is more than an artist; she is a voice for others, an advocate for change, and a beacon of authenticity in the music industry.

Tana’s latest release ‘Face Value’ is available now via all major platforms.

Connect with Tana

Website | Instagram

Credits: All photos by Kathryn Ashley

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