Inspired by artists like Beyonce, Toni Braxton, Selena, Mariah Carey, and Ariana Grande, Tea hopes to join her idols as a vocal powerhouse. With raspy vocals and “high C’s” created in musical theater, Tea is on the way of being the next pop sensation. Tea is also inspired by producers like Timbaland and Pharrell, is never afraid to experiment, creating beats that fit her unique pop sound.
Also inspired by her roots, Tea hopes to inspire other young girls who look similar to her. Although her sound is mainly pop, Tea tries to find ways to incorporate her culture, especially in her stage costumes and persona. Tea is passionate about her art and vision, and hopes to be the first Samoan/Black American popstar, and is only getting started.
Tea Elani also has experience in writing, film, directing, and musical theater.
Tea Elani currently has four self-released EP’s; “Seasons” (2018), “Mood Board" (2019), “Movement” (2020), and "Thick" (2021) ; and two self-released albums; “Tea Elani” (2020) and “For Me/For Me Deluxe” (2021) on all streaming platforms.