Teairra Mari, is the 16 year old, 17 or 18 by now, with no daddy around that landed on Roc A Fella records. Her debut album Roc A Fella Reocrds Presents Teairra Mari came and went like a thief in the night. But since we respect the Jigga man's opinion, SOHH decided to see just how Soulful lil mama really is.
SOHH.com: How did the whole 106 thing come about?
TM: When I was on 106 & Park just you know performing and interviewing. When I got back. They asked me to come back and host. I guess, you know, they liked my personality so they asked me to come back.
SOHH.com: How has the experience been so far, you like it?
TM: Yeah, itâ€™s very fun.
SOHH.com: How did the [record] deal come about?
TM: I started with a local production in Detroit and they put together a demo.
SOHH.com: Whatâ€™s the name of the production company?
TM: Kiss Productions.
TM: Kiss, like kiss, (smack, smack, makes kissing noise twice)
We put together a demo, shopped it around and L.A. Reid got it. he signed me and then I was signed to Def Jam for like a year. He wanted me to meet Jay. And when I met Jay he was like, â€œI want her to be on Roc-A-Fella.â€ So you know, I moved over to Roc-A-Fella.
SOHH.com: Whatâ€™s your relationship like with the guys at the Roc?