Ali at the Streamy Awards on April 11, 2010
|Birth name||Tatyana Marisol Ali|
|Also known as||Tatyana M. Ali|
January 24, 1979 |
North Bellmore, New York, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Actress, Fashion Modeling, singer|
Is America truly a democracy? Has America ever been a democracy with the institution of slavery?
Combine that with the fact that we only had one week to get everything taken care of and to get to know one another, whereas most shows get two weeks. It looked like we would never have a chance.
Before high school ended, I started applying to college. It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents.
I never set out to be a role model, but I guess parents like it because I am dedicated to school.
Videos are more like photography. It's not as much about trying to tell a story as it is creating images.
I'm going to go to school. It doesn't matter what the outcome is as long as I did it. I can say I did it.
I even lived on campus to get the college experience. I had five roommates and I still keep in touch with them while I'm on the road.
I'm doing a play, a musical. The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept. It's my first LA theater project.
I was only 11 when we filmed the pilot. The idea of a rapper being a star on a sitcom just wasn't heard of.