Teeyah (born 23 March 1983) also called Teey is an Ivorian singer, dancer, and actress. Born in Boundiali, in the Savannah region, she met the music producer Kaysha. with whom she collaborates on the title On dit quoi a single that makes her popular.
In 2004, Teeyah released her first studio album, Metisse, from which the three hits are taken: Trop de Souffrance, Couper Decaler and Je T’aime, Je T’aime, Je T’aime. The album consolidates its success on the African, European and Caribbean continent. Teeyah released her second studio album I want to live in 2006 which spawned the hits We will win, Micka and C’est çaamour, Dans la peau. The album was honored as First Prize for Diaspora Music Album at the RTI Music Awards for 2006. The singer’s third studio album, Mise à nue, was released in 2009 and was a huge hit by compared to Teeyah’s first two albums. it contains the hit Bye bye in duet with Fally Ipupa, and Despite you.
Teeyah is a singer who is characterized by her musical pluriculturalism: she combines different musical variations such as dancing melodies with zouk tones with a little African touch1.
Teeyah is proficient in lyrical singing, gospel, pop and classical music. She is also gifted for her talents as a pianist and flautist. She practiced the piano and the transverse flute for ten years.
Besides its title We say what? sung in featuring with Kaysha, Teeyah is revealed to the European and Caribbean public thanks to the Métisse album released in 2004. In 2006, she consolidates her success on the African continent with the album I want to live. That same year, it brought together nearly 6,000 people in Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire for a legendary concert. The album was distinguished as the first prize for the album music of the diaspora at the RTI Music Awards for the year 2006, and its video clip was designated, during this same ceremony, as clip of the year. [Ref . necessary]
In 2009, Teeyah released the album Naked. The Ivorian diva performs on stages all over the world. From the American continent, the United States, Canada via the West Indies and Europe (France, Switzerland, Spain, England, etc.).
In 2014 she participated in the Femmes Fatales 4 project with Lynnsha.
Teeyah mostly features Nigerian singer, Wizboyy in her songs.
Teeyah’s net worth is estimated at around $550, 000 (net worth estimated in 2021).