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Vivienne Tanya Stephenson is most known for her hits "Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet" "It's a Pity", which achieved Tanya international recognition. She began recording for producers such as Dave Kelly and Philip "Fatis" Burrell. Her 1996 single "Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet", produced by Kelly, and she had further success with singles such as "Draw fi Mi Finger", "Freaky Type", and "Cry and Bawl". Her debut, Big Things a Gwaan, was released in 1994 (featuring Yami Bolo on a cover version of Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Diner" and Prezident Brown on a remix of the title track), and second album Too Hype followed in 1997.She moved to Sweden, where she signed a record deal with Warner Music Sweden and recorded the 2001 pop album Sintoxicated. After returning to Jamaica she released the critically acclaimed Gangsta Blues album in 2004. Her album Rebelution was released in August 2006, and the first single "These Streets" was a # 1 hit in the Caribbean and on Tempo's Chart for 4 weeks. The album was totally sold out in Jamaica and other parts of the Caribbean. The track "Come A Long Way" is a dedication to black leaders.Her latest album Infallible, was released in 2010, initially given free with the Jamaican base German magazine Riddim then made available for free download for more than a year.In 2006, Tanya sued American rapper Lil' Kim for plagiarism on her song "Durty" from The Naked Truth asking for all rights to the song, past, present & future. Stephens claimed that Kim used the lyrics from her song "Mi and Mi God", stating that "she even used a west Indian accent". She claimed that in 1999 Tanya was flown out to New York by Kim, who claimed to be a huge fan & owned her albums, www.crsradio.com - call to chat on 661-467-2407 go #Tessanne Chin
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