Biography

Nationality Swiss/Croatian
Height: 5’5″
Eye color: Green
Hair color Brown
Languages: German, Croatian, English

Personality

I am a very driven and strong minded person who doesn’t believe in failure. I believe that with hard work and patience, the impossible will become possible.However, I always remain humble and open to learn, and try something new. One of my biggest passion besides Music is to fight against any form of cruelty/abuse. Especially when it comes to animals and children!

Goals

– Have a platinum record in the next 3 years

– Have my own clothing line

– Have my own perfume line

– Have my own Make up line

– And whatever else comes my way to be the next big entrepreneur

BIO

At the age of six, I was discovered by a local newspaper, which gave me the chance to be in a national beauty contest, which I won. When I was twelve, I worked with a fashion designer and promoted his clothing line for about one year. By the age of thirteen, I started to get into dancing and modeling at hair fashion shows for the hair line “Strauss”. Then I started to rap and sing, and I was the first local female rapper in St. Gallen, Switzerland, while I continued to do local shows. In 1997 I won my 2nd beauty pageant. I was on Swiss national television singing a Swiss traditional song with three other girls. I also performed on a late night talk show in Switzerland. In Germany, I performed in a live-musical. After that I was on my way to the United States to attend the L.A. Music Academy. Ever since then, I have been working in the studio on different projects, and singing for about 3 years every Sunday at the West Angeles Church Choir. My proudest moment was the release of my first album TENA’CIOUS in April 2007. In 2008 I launched my first clothing line. As a Model I was ranked top 100 Hottie by NextorNot (out of 120,000 people), continued to make various radio appearances promoting my album Tena’cious: WWW.THAT RADIO.COM IN CANADA/TORONTO and R&B Live (Radio Commercial Switzerland). You can also find me in various magazines: URBAN MAINSTREAM MAGAZINE – ISSUE 36 -Tenaj – Tena’cious REVIEW BY WWW.TRESPASS.CH. OSTSCHWEIZERIN WILL IN L.A. GROSS HINAUS (REVIEW BY TREND MAGAZINE). As far new music goes, I have been back in the studio working on new songs. My first single, “What’s your Status”, will be released January 2009. What’s your status and Can’t buy my love was co-written by Laura V and Jack V. Laura is famously know for her song Drowning with Armin van Buuren. Ever since the release of my single I have been performing all around Los Angeles. Also I was a principal in a Trailer called “The living live of a supermodel” Got on the Cover of LAX Magazine.Continued working as model/singer .I was feat. www.Pancaldities.com, and Interviewed at a live taping for Neshia’s Radio Show in Burbank CA. Performing at “The Rhythm Lounge” Long Beach. Back in Switzerland I had various media Interviews FM1 Radio and several different newspaper s like St. Galler Tagblatt/Rorschacher Tagblatt, Trend Magazine,Tresspass. DJ Mircolino and I performed at Club Elephant. One of the coolest moments was when I did a guest appearance at club glow the DJ Crazy played my song and it was so cool to see how people loved to dance to one of my songs. It was a great moment! Back in LA 2010 I got signed to Devante yes the one the legend Devante Swing from Jodaci. I continued performing places like Da Poetry Lounge sponsored by MTV.Also released my Swimsuit calendar/Comic Book and a whole new Line of Fashion. I got a 1 page spread in Nifty Magazine. MR.Da-Nos the biggest DJ in Switzerland if not Europe did a hot remix of my song which was released November 2010 on the compilation Album Kingshouse Vol. 16. This also landed on the Swiss Music chart on place 3 for 2 weeks straight. I defiantly got a lot of press in Switzerland for the Mr.Da-Nos remix. In 2011 I filmed for 2 Realty shows Baggage GNS and Excused CBS. I released my new single L.O.V.E I continued performing all over West Coast. Places like the House of Blues on sunset strip Hollywood, The Key Club in Hollywood, Complete Actors Place, Farm the Animal Rights Convention 2011, Sagebrush, The Summer White Party a Charity Event, The Summer Series Fashion Show which I was the Highlight as a Model and Singer, Evolution in San Diego. Me and Ropatt collaborated on songs called Special Queen, Be Myself. The songs got some air play on major radio stations like KIIS FM here in LA and many other major Radio Station thru out USA. My recent high moment was that I have been nominated for the Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2011, which I ended up winning for the best Dance Music Category. Smokey Robinson got the same HMMA award for his life time achievement which made me feel even better receiving my HMMA award. With no slowing down I was feat.in the Bizmag winter /2011 issue and Dangoures Curves magazine spring /2012. I was a fashion model for the Wollemi expo 2011 where I also performed my songs. 2012 taking of in style by releasing 2 singles Out Of Line and Army of Love. The song Army of Love got nominated for HMMA for best dance song 2012.I also released my Music Video for Army Of love. Toured on the west coast with comedians where I was the halftime highlight and performed at FARM Animal Rights convention with The Vegan Vixen. As far the print media I was feat. In The Vegan Fitness and Health Magazine/ the Wheels Magazine/Save the Seal Campaign. Since I’m very versatile I collaborated with Chriss Floren on Give it 2 me song which has been getting a great buzz in the nightclubs and collage scene. QRock (Cape Town) and I collaborate on my next single You Lite up my Fire. 2013 I release my album “Voyage” . Turn it on ended up a great success. It was on the radio charts #1 for 8 weeks in a row. On the major side it reached #34 and on the international side #21. Turn it on is a great dance song as well the video. In 2014 I took my time to reinvent myself and created a new website/picture and the first release was “Dream” and followed by “Dream” DJ Martino version. “Trouble” was the 3rd single in 2014. Now in 2015 my new album is about to come out in fall. I’m also very happy that I just won the Akademia music award for best Dance-pop song “Drive me crazy” Martino Rmx.

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The plan 2015 is to keep working hard to bring you great music you can enjoy!

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