TALI - Lyric on my Lip
Tali is internationally renown as one of the most prolific Female MC/Vocalists to emerge from the Electronic Dance music scene - particularly for her work and groundbreaking achievements within Drum n Bass.
After moving from NZ to the UK in 2001 to pursue a career in MCing and Drum n Bass music, She went on to work with some of the genres biggest names, including being signed to Drum n Bass legend Roni Size's 'Full Cycle' Imprint in 2004 and releasing the first ever MC driven album in Drum n Bass.('Lyric On My Lip').
Tali has with worked with some of the biggest names in DnB and toured the world several times over as both an MC and with a live band. She has released six studio albums, numerous singles both as a solo artist and collaboratively, has won three Drum n Bass awards, had a UK top 40 hit and is one of handful of Female artists to ever grace the cover of DJ Mag International.
Classically trained from a young age in both piano and singing, Tali was inspired by Jazz, Soul, Blues, Show tunes and Rap music, creating a unique concoction of material that has influenced her songwriting and more recently - her production.
Her last album 'Wolves' (2015) is a self produced effort of Electronic Soul infused with Hip Hop elements which went to #14 in the NZ album charts. Her latest release 'KETA' (2016) is a collaborative EP which features vocals from Kings and a cameo from Bailey Wiley, and contains production from both NZ and International producers.
Over the years Tali has combined her experience as a professional touring artist, songwriter, producer and trained teacher, to become a music mentor both through the NZ Music Commission In - schools program and independently. She is the music co ordinator at Sylvia Park School, a guest tutor at YAMI in Wanaka, and is also a sought after inspirational speaker, aiding in the development and support of Women in Electronic music.