Grammy-nominated singer Tamia was awarded an honorary Physician of Music diploma from Morris Brown School, an HBCU positioned in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday.
“Yesterday was the fruits of an unbelievable month within the realm of upper schooling for our household,” Tamia wrote in an Instagram caption on Sunday morning. “I used to be lucky to obtain an honorary doctorate in music from @morrisbrownatl at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. Thanks @drkevinjames and all the @morrisbrownatl group for this unbelievable recognition.”
In a separate Instagram submit, Morris Brown’s president Dr. Kevin James, wrote, “I’m so happy with our Morris Brown School 2023 graduating class! I’m additionally grateful for the highly effective phrases of our graduation speaker Nzinga Shaw! Additionally proud to confer an honorary doctorate on Nzinga in addition to Tamia!”
Tamia famous in her submit that her husband Grant Hill obtained an honorary doctorate from Fisk College earlier this month. The submit features a photograph of her at his ceremony, alongside together with her longtime collaborator Claude Kelly of the musical duo Louis York.
“Earlier this month, my husband obtained an honorary diploma of humane letters from @fiskuniversity, the oldest establishment for greater schooling in Nashville. He additionally gave the graduation handle at their ceremony, the place he gave inspiring & participating remarks filled with knowledge to the graduating class of 2023. #Fiskites.
She continued, “We’re each proud and grateful to be honored and celebrated by these 2 superb HBCU’s, as we sit up for persevering with to help them and their educational missions.”
It’s been practically 5 years since Tamia final launched an album. Her 2018 mission, Ardour Like Fireplace, was launched in September 2018.
The album included her hit single “Go away It Smokin‘,” produced by Salaam Remi, which reached No. 1 on the R&B radio chart (previously often called city grownup up to date).
Ardour Like Fireplace additionally hosted its different standard monitor “It’s Yours.”
In April, Tamia celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of her self-titled album, which included her signature track “So Into You.”
“Blissful anniversary to my first album. I like singing these songs in the present day as a lot as I did 25 years in the past,” she wrote in an Instagram caption for a slideshow of the album cowl and singles.
Whereas it’s unclear if there’s new music on the best way, Tamia does have some exhibits lined up. On July 28, she is going to carry out in Detroit, Michigan, at The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre. Then, on Sept. 30, she is going to play at Mable Home Barnes Amphitheater in Mableton, Georgia.
Tickets can be found on Tamia’s official web site.
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