Mya Marie Harrison is an American recording artist, songwriter, and actress. She was an exceptional tap dancer and performed at the Kennedy Center. One of her tap groups was called T.W.A., or Tappers With Attitude. She was born into a musical family, she signed with Interscope Records in 1998 and released her eponymous debut album the same year. The album was a commercial success in the United States and produced the top ten single “It’s All About Me”. Fear of Flying, her second album, was released in 2000 and became a worldwide success, boosted by the success of its second single “Case of the Ex”.
Aside from a music career, Harrison branched out into acting; making her feature-film debut in 1999’s thriller In Too Deep starring LL Cool J and Omar Epps. She continued to score supporting roles in films such as Chicago (winning a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast); Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004); Shall We Dance? (2004); and Cursed (2005). She has endorsed several brands such as Coca-Cola, Gap, Iceberg, Tommy Hilfiger, and Motorola.
Harrison won a Grammy Award in the category for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for her rendition of Labelle’s 1975 hit “Lady Marmalade” alongside with P!nk, Christina Aguilera an.d Lil’ Kim.