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Tessanne Chin
Background information
Birth name Tessanne Amanda Chin[1]
Born (1985-09-20) September 20, 1985 (age 31)
Kingston, Jamaica
Genres

R&B
reggae
soul

Occupation(s)

Singer
songwriter

Instruments

Vocals
acoustic guitar

Years active 2006 â€“ present
Labels Republic Records, Universal Music Group, Justice League Music Group
Associated acts Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy, Adam Levine, Tami Chynn
Website tessannechinofficial.com

Till this day, people stop me in the supermarket, and they're like, 'Oh, we're so proud of you!'
Tessanne Chin
A great song is one that is around even when I'm not.
Music for me is not just being on a stage and singing. It's my coping mechanism.
Tessanne Chin
I can put in Bob Marley's music now, and it's still relevant.
I think on stage there's a side of me that comes out that's very fierce and confident.
Tessanne Chin
What I love about Beyonce is she's not a slave to a genre of music.
I think a part of being successful or trying to be successful is staying true to who you are. Be genuine.
Tessanne Chin
There is always something wonderful about a live audience.
I think a lot of my dreams have come true, and my next dream is to have a No. 1 selling album. A Grammy-award-winning album.
Tessanne Chin
I just want to be a wife.
Own the stage, command the stage, and don't be afraid to be the best you can be.
Tessanne Chin
It's lovely to be recognized in your own country, but I feel that there's more.
Tessanne Chin
I want to make the music that people remember, and it doesn't need a trend; it doesn't need to be constantly hyped. There's no time period for it. That's the type of music I want to make.
Tessanne Chin
I do have very solid reggae roots based on the fact that I'm Jamaican, and so that is a part of myself; even if I never do all reggae, it has to come out in some way because that's who I am.
Tessanne Chin
I think anything I do will have an island feel, but I don't want it to be just that; I don't want to be put in a box.
Tessanne Chin
I really hold on to my culture because it is what made me.
Off stage, I'm very quiet and very reserved and kind of shy.
I get extremely nervous before performances. I pray and try to look at it as, 'I'll go out there and have fun,' but it's very nerve-wracking for me. I don't think that will ever change.
Tessanne Chin
When you talk about me having a favorite singer, it's Celine. She is not only one of the most amazing singers, but she is just an amazing person.
Tessanne Chin
A great song is a great song.
I think when you are a cool guy but also a hot guy, that makes you even more sexy.
Tessanne Chin
Being born in Jamaica, race was never an issue. It was always about the type of person I wanted to be, not the colour of my skin.
Tessanne Chin
My mom always said if you have a gift, it is absolutely not about you. So I don't get twisted and think for one second it's all about me.
Tessanne Chin
I want to make an album with just great beats and big vocals and just amazing lyrics.
Tessanne Chin
I can work my butt off and create an album that's wonderful, but if it's never played and never given the outlet, it won't succeed.
Tessanne Chin