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Sunday, January 10, 2016

TIFA Nominated for 4 Youth View Awards, & Creates Major Buzz With 'Stay Away' [WATCH VIDEO]

After releasing 'Stay Away', one of the most sort after and talked about mixtape of 2015 Dancehall star Tifa is already off to a great start for the New Year.

Last week at the launch of the 2016 Youth View Awards  (YVA) the multi-corporate brand ambassador walked away with four nominations making her one of the top female contenders for this year's staging.

Her nominations included 'Favourite Local Female Artiste Of The Year', 'Fashion Icon Female', 'Young Hot & Hype Female of the Year' and 'Favourite Music Collaboration Hit Song for 2015' the latter for her hit single 'Jealous Ova' featuring 2015 breakout star Dexta Daps.

A jocund Tifa said, "it's always a good thing when you're acknowledged and celebrated for the hard work you put in. Thanks to all who nominated and gave me consideration."

The year's staging of the YVAs slated for February 20th at the National Indoor Sports Center will feature performances from International pop sensation Pia Mia!, bolstered by local entertainers Dexta Daps, Vershon, Christopher Martin, Vanessa Bling among others.

Meanwhile, the highly controversial 'Stay Away' mixtape [LISTEN MIXTAPE] which appears to have left  no stones unturned has been garnering some major buzz in the local entertainment space and on social media. The project was mixed and assembled by noted radio jock and producer ZJ Chrome, the project dons a parental advisory warning due to its explicit content.

Alluding to the aforementioned Tifa added,

"There is no right timing really! I started it, it's finished, so I'm letting the world have it. There will definitely be tongues wagging!", explaining her decision to release the mix tape at this time. "Not everyone will be happy about what I had to say! People will view me differently after this! Things will never be the same. But change is inevitable."

In closing Tifa explained that she did not release the tape to start any lyrical confrontation but was merely used as an outlet to speak her mind on a number of topical issues surrounding her life.