Being a member of the ever growing Wu-Tang family
tree automatically endows you with a great deal of respect,
history, already established fan base and street credibility, but
while few might already know of Tekitha and Blue Raspberry,
there have always been complaints that not enough females are
represented within the Wu circle, in steps the latest sensation,
Tash Mahogany, adding on a new chamber to the bee hives, a sexy
and attractive model, actress, singer, rapper and entertainer.
She’s the girl you have definitely seen but not sure where or
who she was, perhaps it is because you have seen her on Jay-Z’s
“excuse me miss” video, or caught her seducing Juelz Santana on
“Dipset Anthem” and getting it poppin’ besides Big Gipp, C.C.F.
Division and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard in The RZA’s “We Pop”
video. Signed to Wu-Tang, and working closely with the RZA, she
was featured on his last album “Birth Of A Prince” singing Hooks
with Ghostface in “Fast Cars” and throwing darts with lyrical
Masta Killah on “Koto Chotan” and going on to complete a 14 city
re-union tour of the almighty Wu-Tang Clan.
Her Wu-Tang affiliation and initiation did not just start in
2003 on the “Birth Of A Prince” album, but goes back to Iron
Flag album recording sessions and stretches further back to
Killarmy’s highly sort after unreleased side project “The
Orphanage”. She was discovered by Beretta 9 aka Kinetic from
Killarmy while performing at an open mic in New Jersey, having
worked with Kinetic she was invited to record on a killarmy
project, which the RZA heard and invited her to the “Iron Flag”
sessions and the rest was history from there.
producer Arthur Jones admired Tash’s drive and featured her on a
one hour segment entitled, Video Honeys. This show followed here
everyday hustle and showed her on the recording booth at 36
Chambers Studio with 9th Prince, to a Lifestyle photo
Honeys aired quite frequently and still shows to
this day, two years later. Still not satisfied, she
caught the acting bug and after auditioning
successfully landed spots on Law & Order, and the
Chappelle Show. She has worked with a number of film
and television directors such as Spike Lee, Dick
Wolf, Richard Benjamin, and Kirsten Sheridan.
unique creativity and Super Work Ethic landed Tash a
production deal with the Rza. He produced 12 tracks
for her upcoming solo album entitled "Barely Legal",
and have just completed a track with Raekwon for the
highly anticipated “Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II”. Read what the talented Tash had to say
about her life, Wu-Tang's affiliation, music, The RZA, Hip-hop,
Killarmy, and her future endeavours when Wu-International
recently caught up with her. Enjoy!
I like to say thanks first and foremost for
taking the time to answer these questions, highly
appreciated, and will also point out that nothing will be
altered, edited or changed when this is published online.
Wu-Internationals: Hello Tash, how are you?
Tash Mahogany: I'm doing well. Missing the summer, it’s
starting to get cold in Jersey and New York now.
Wu-Internationals: Please introduce yourself to us,
name, where you are from and currently located?
Tash Mahogany: Yeah, yeah! Its Tash.., Ms. Mahogany. A Wu Killa
Honey, A.K.A. Ta-Ta-La-Licious! Comin live from New Jersey.
Jersey made me, New York paid me, & North Carolina raised
Wu-Internationals: We only just caught on to you due
to your Wu-tang affiliations, what is behind the name 'Tash
Tash Mahogany: Well, you know, I admired Diana Ross in her role
as Mahogany. She was very natural.. I as well keep my looks
and even hair natural even while under constant pressure to
change in my modelling endeavours. Just as Mrs. Ross I am
Natural but Killer.
Wu-International: Are you the same person as Lady
Platinum as featured on RZA's last album? If not are there
other names you go by?
Tash Mahogany: No, Lady Platinum was another artist that used
to frequent the camp. My close friends call me Tash. Guys
like to call me Mahogany. ( I think I remind them of
Chocolate.) They see me and say Miss Mahogany. When they say
me "MISS" Mahogany, I always think like Janet.. Miss Jackson
if you’re Nasty. (Laughs)
Wu-International: What was it like growing up in New
Tash Mahogany: In Jersey you gotta have a car to go anywhere,
there are no $5 Cab rides, Subways, and it is not easy to
get anywhere that you really want to be. Like this when you
have friends you develop a tight bond because you are always
together. In Jersey where I'm from it's not like a heavily
populated city where you can juggle between a few groups of
nearby friends. So most likely your friends have known you
forever and you know them pretty well. This is something I
have come to appreciate as I have begun meeting new people
that are sometimes not worthy of being friends with..
because everyone does not value the same things as you and
the click you grew up with. This is also one of the things I
admired about the Wu when I began to come around. They have
a bond that has also been there for years, and it reminds me
Wu-Internationals : What albums did you listen to
Tash Mahogany: I listened to everything the Jacksons made.. I
think I was even in the Michael Jackson Fan Club. Queen
Latifah, My sister had me into Prince, and my older cousin
Darrell had me rockin Adidas and Kangols copyin him while he
blasted L.L. Cool J and Whodini from his room in my aunt’s
apartment upstairs from ours. I wasn't allowed out of my
crib too much but at that age I was living Vicariously
through my older cousins. We Stayed in Jersey City, New
Jersey then. "Chilltown" . The Force M.D.'s used to live
across the street.
Wu-International: Which would you say is you favourite
album, artist and track? and why?
Tash Mahogany: I always liked Nas. Always. And not just on some
commercial… every body listenin to Nas so, so will I. His
stories were deep. His tracks followed his lyrics like a
Lemon after a shot of a Nasty Drink. I don't really have one
artist and one track. I am a music Junky. In any mood I
encounter, there is always a song that helps me to sink
deeper into mode. There is a song to take me back to each
stage of my life. For instance at one point in my life I
dedicated a whole wall in my room to Wu-Tang Clan, all I
knew was, "where is the Wu".., and "how do I get to the
Wu-Tang Store". If you play me M-E-T-H-O-D Man it takes me
back to ridin on the back of a school bus with this Mini
Gang they called the "Stunt Dogs", they was supposed to be
the hardest thing on our roads.. (we didn't have blocks, we
had courts, and lived at 15 Such and Such WAY etc.) We used
to all meet up at the Park and they would fight and play
ball and people would take turns making out. I had my first
Crush at this time. But on the bus it never failed that
M-E-T-H-O-D Man would play and we would all be screamin it
at the bus driver. "You don't know me, and you don't know my
style". If you play Mariah Carey, that was around the time
that I decided I wanted to be a singer. I also love Outkast
cuz they dare to be different.
Wu-Internationals: Thanks, so when did you first realize
you could sing, and what made you pick up the microphone?
Tash Mahogany: My older sister used to sing in school plays
and things. She used to watch this group "Menudo" a Latin
group All the time like clockwork. Their shows were
exciting, there was always a lot of movement they always had
some creative set in the background, I think one time they
came off a plane. I liked the excitement. I thought there
was some way I could climb in the TV set and be a part of
the action. Then my sister bought this Tape of a group
called the Jets. I liked it and used to Lip Sing it until I
learned how to get their notes right. Then I just wanted to
be on TV, I think.
Wu-International: Were you always a solo act?
Tash Mahogany: Yes I was always a solo act. When I was Nine,
me and my neighbours two female twins started this group
called Sweet Sensation. But they tried to "Beyonce" me, you
know, take over the group, and eventually kick me out. So I
quit first. And kept it movin to song writing. My songs were
cute. I ventured into poetry then became more aggressive
(from Teenage Stress) and turned it to rap.
Wu-International: How did you get your break in the
Tash Mahogany: I was always comin at the music industry from
some angle. I sang at school talent shows, weddings; hoping
one of the guests was a label exec or someone with a
connection, I wrote my Michael Jackson fan Club about how I
could sing. I even went on 106& Park's, "you got 30". I did
Music videos with my homegirls telling them if you get a
connection make sure they invite us to the studio. We got to
the studio and on a few backgrounds as well. But it wasn't
until I was performing at open mic in New Brunswick, NJ that
I met Beretta 9 of Killarmy. He invited me to record and
when Rza heard the Recordings he invited me to a Wu-Tang
"Iron Flag" session and eventually put me to work on "Birth
of a Prince".
Wu-International: Cool, so would you say you were
discovered by Beretta 9 Of Killarmy, or were you already
doing your thing before meeting Kinetic?
Tash Mahogany: I was doing my thing in the modelling and acting
game. I already had a few music connects but Beretta was the
most effective in helping exploit my talents. In fact he was
one of the realest contacts I had. He wasn't just trying to
take me for a ride as some of the other people I had been
working with, or rather, trying to work around had done.
Much Love for that.
Wu-International: It is gathered you were invited to
work with Beretta 9 on a killarmy project, what project was
Tash Mahogany: Killarmy was doing a new Album, at the
same time they were stagnated as members were travelling out
of town, or being put on Lock in the middle of recordings.
He called it "the Orphanage" album. Because we had all been
staying up in the studio, eatin, livin, and cookin day by
day. So it was as none of us had a home, even though the
studio was in his house.
Wu-International: Oh, word? yes I have heard
about that lost Orphanage project, cool, next
questions, we always ask everyone this, what was/is
it like working with The Abbott (RZA)?
Mahogany: Everytime you think you know what the
Rza is about he reveals, yet, another Chamber. When
I first met him I didn't know what to expect. I know
everyone's heard Domestic Violence and all that. And
though Wu artists were my favourite, I did not know
how I would be treated. I thought he might be rowdy.
But No. He was calm and collected, listenin to old
skool Soul Jams, in fact, as we rode to the Studio.
Working with other Producers they tend to be Snobby
and closed circled....
Sneering down at you like why do you deserve to be
here. Rza would just be like, "Yo, get in the Booth"
and I would wonder after leaving, how, I got in the
Booth. Then there was a time when I thought he just
used a Computer for all his tracks. Til, I tried to
fall asleep on one of the couches in a Booth no one
was using, and was awoken by Rza on the Drums, then
Rza on the Guitar, and then Rza on the Piano.
Between temporary lapses of Insomnia, I was like Oh,
he really knows his ish. Then I was taken aback one
day to hear him play a Classical Piece on the Piano.
One after the other. I was thinking these other
so-called Super producers don't study the game like
this. That's when I realized he was more than Just a
Genius of the Hip Hop kind. That he was very well
studied in his craft and that he would always
continue to grow in his Love for the art. He is a
great friend as well. Always down to Earth and
Wu-International: Thanks for that, well most people who
work closely with The RZA or are discovered by the RZA are
normally officially referred to as Wu-Tang Killa Beez or
Bees, do you consider yourself to be one?
Tash Mahogany: Nah, I 'm a Killa Honey. When I make
an album, go Diamond I'll call myself a Queen Bee. Until
then, This Mahogany Honey is a Killa Honey.
Wu-International: Who else within the Wu-Tang family
tree are you very close to?
Tash Mahogany: I spent alot of time with Killarmy,
they became like Brothers, from our time in the Orphanage.
(Smiles) It's like I'm still developing bonds as I
spend more or less time with the other members while working
on different projects. They are all still all learning of me
as well because they don't know what to expect either. A lot
of female artists have came and gone from the Wu Camp and I
know they are watching me like is this one gonna flee hive
like the others? Recently I had the opportunity to tour with
the Group. It was like 15 of us on a bus. That was a good
bonding time as nobody has anywhere else to go farther than
a couple of people down from you.
Wu-International: Yes speaking on that tour, you were
the only woman on tour with the clan some time back, what
was that like?
Tash Mahogany: I'm sure some girls wouldn't have been
able to handle it. But most of my best friends have been
guys. So, I'm not a Prissy chick so lookin for the Neat and
Sweet Button either. I wasn't worried about how I would deal
with the situation I wondered how receptive they would be to
me. I had so much fun. I got to see each of them in action
as I was there onstage when they grabbed the mic. I was able
to study the skills which helped me to hone my own. As we
sat on the Bus Raekwon initialized my lesson in Wu-101. He
said, "you wanna be an Emcee". In his Mafia Style
questioning voice. You wanna be an Emcee, you watch each and
every one of us. Each one of us has a skill that we have
mastered. So and so got the most energy, such and such got
the deepest lyrics. "You wanna know how to flow you listen
to me", Meth chimes in. And watch I did. They set off the
show with a meeting and then went Crazy on stage. I started
my entry with a bottle of Somethin. Moet, Grey Goose,
something. I always had something in my hand, sipping. I
would do my part of the hooks and in between be sippin and
dancing. I don't even think I was sippin to sip as much as I
was sipping for the stage action. I didn't realize how much
I was sipping and would often come off the stage feeling
Nice (not drunk) I'm responsible. (Wink) ;) But from there I
would just watch everything that went on. U-God started
callin me "eyes" I think cuz I wouldn't say much but every
once in a while I'd make a face like, this is Crazy! I loved
it. I saw all the energy they put out into the crowd and I
saw all that energy pours right back on the stage from the
crowd in double. It makes you feel good when you can affect
people in that way through your music.
One thing I did encounter, while not from the group, but
from members out of town friends and outsiders was them not
knowing who I was, and just because I was a girl assuming I
was someone’s "Jump Off" . I would hear things in the Hotel
Lobby like "Umh, Shorty, you fine, who you here to see"? And
I'd be like, "Myself". Dummy. (as I walked to my own room).
I'm here to break the mood, so forget that you aint seen a
lot of girls in here before. I'm Here! I'm good on the
Wu-International: Are you signed under the new Wu Music
Group as an artist?
Tash Mahogany: For now we are keeping our game plans
under strict political wraps, in order not to spoil our
catch. But wherever, however, by whatever means, Tash
Mahogany is gonna make a Big Splash.
Wu-International: You have collaborated with a number of
people on various projects, which would you say was your
most memorable experience, and who would you say you have
enjoyed working with the most?
Tash Mahogany: When Joe Budden's came through the
studio to do my joint, "You must be Crazy", the song called
for Joey to act as though he was beefin with a girl, as
she's sayin you must be crazy, I'm not your baby, in other
words don't play me, etc. He was getting a little bit of
that action over the phone from his lady which I think made
his verse a little more Real.
Wu-International: You are currently working
on the album, "Barely Legal", any meaning behind the
title of the album?
It's about a girl growing up, going through the ups
and downs of life. Sometimes women go through a
little more than others Early. It’s about love, and
life, all that a girl has been through that some
women have never experienced, all while being Just,
" Barely Legal".
Is this your first official album or do you have
previous work or projects stacked away some where?
will be my first official album.
Wu-International: I have had the chance of
sampling some of you songs on myspace, quite
impressive, you also rap as well as sing? Are you
more of a singer than a rapper or vice versa?
Tash Mahogany: Well I'm a Libra. I think my
sign is a scale. I see that, that reflects in my
personality because everything has to be even. I
have to be balanced. In everything. For instance I
can’t go to sleep until I feel I've been completely
productive, if that means I've got to clean my room
at the end of the day before I lay down, I come in
straight Tired at 5AM from a Party, Tipsy even, and
Clean my room. I must feel complete. I don’t think
it would be fair if I were to sing love songs like
everything is always sweet. I lose my temper when
disrespected, I get really aggressive sometimes. I
can be a Southern Sweetie and you can sleep on me
because I look sweet, but don't mistake I am no fool
and if I feel disrespected or like someone is trying
to play with my emotions that sweet side of the
scale is overthrown and my Anger will be there
alone. Rhymin is how I vent this emotion. In singing
a song I show you my heart and make things seem
easy, but everything aint easy and I'm just
representing my Self by showing both sides. Like I
said before I must feel complete. If I showed you
everything positive about me and acted as though
this Other side didn't exist I would not feel
How would you describe your style/sound, if any?
Tash Mahogany: I describe my sound as
something new. Not Rhythm and Blues.. there’s
nothing blue about it. I call it R& P Rhythm and
Pop. Cuz it Pops!
to the album Barely Legal, when will it be released?
Tash Mahogany: I say it
will be ready for Release in Dec., but we are
working on deciding which track we will release as a
single prior to that time.
know you've already done tracks with Joe Budden and
The RZA, any more guests featuring on the album?
Tash Mahogany: On this
album we tried to keep it light. A lot of artists
right now do not represent what it is that I am here
for. I didn't want to affiliate myself with the
influences other artists might have added to the
album. Like one guy I tried to feature on a track
wrote about crime and disrespectin chicks when the
rest of my album encourages self embetterment, It's
just a conflict of interest sometimes.
RZA produced 12 tracks on the album? Wow, is he the
main and only producer on that album or are there
Tash Mahogany: He is
the main producer. I have compositions from a few
other producers such as Cochise, who has worked on
the Biggie Duets album, and Q.C. my man from Ghana.
But Rza is highly involved in making decisions of
which tracks make it to the album.
types of concepts, issues or topics are covered on
your new album?
Tash Mahogany: Love, Deceits, Loneliness,
Overcoming Hurts, Losing Yourself, Finding yourself,
Growing, and Succeeding in life.
Please tell us what your creative process is like?
How do you approach a song?
Tash Mahogany: Sometimes I have something on
my mind that I can materialize without a beat or
melody. When I hear a beat first I try to think
about how that music makes me feel and write a song
off of that emotion. But I feel the track more when
I happen to already be in the mood that the song put
me in. Like if I want to go to a Party and the
Hottest club song ever comes on I'm gonna write the
mess out of that song. But if I'm sad and you ask me
to write Happy, your gonna get a generic feel. I
prefer to be able to really feel the track I'm
writing to. I hate when I go to meet a producer and
he plays me his "C" beats. We would only be makin C
music and chances are I'm not going to work with you
unless by chance I had been completely bored before
I came to meet you. It's a waste of time. Come at me
with the best and I give that back. I'm a Libra
are you favourite song(s) on the album so far?
Tash Mahogany: We have
a song called "School" it's about being a flirt. I
like the energy in that. I have a song called
"Impeccable" it's about having the confidence in
your relationship. The love becomes impeccable, no
matter what happens around you. I like that because
that is what I'm looking for, someone to be
Impeccable with me.
there any artist not on your album you would like to
Tash Mahogany: I wanna
work with Rick Ross. Snoop Dogg, Pharrell. Pharrell
has that good flirty energy I was talking about.
read in a recent interview that you listen to earthy
music like that of Erykah Badu and Majestic 12 etc,
Majestic 12 is also part of the Wu-Tang family tree,
do you know Madam Majestic or Carlos Bess personally
and are there any plans of you working with them in
the near future?
Tash Mahogany: No I
have yet to meet them. I am definitely feeling that
Vibe. I would look forward to any collaboration we
might work out.
category would you fall into? Rap, Soul, R&B, etc?
Tash Mahogany: R&P Rhythm N
Pop. Cuz We keeps it Poppin, no matter what.
Who/what would you say are your influences musically
Tash Mahogany: Other
Soulful Music, Of course Wu Tang, MJ, Jackson 5, Al
Green, Billy Holiday, Mrs. Jill Scott .?., Queen
Latifah back in the day, The South, Nas, Outkast,
L.L., Anita Baker.
Do you feel female emcees/singers get as much
respect as they deserve or do you think they're
Tash Mahogany: I don't think female emcees
get as much respect as they deserve but it is
partially because of the number of Female Emcees who
have stepped into the Game with no purpose but to be
famous.. Like those who don't even write, or cant
write about nothing interesting. Some Capitalized
off of their looks briefly but fell off in the end.
I'm not here for that. I write my own stuff, and it
How would you reply to the critics who say that hip
hop and its videos portray women in a negative
Tash Mahogany: Not all of Hip Hop but some of
Hip Hop portrays Women in a negative light and
unfortunately they are to often successful in
exploiting their ideas to the rest of the planet. It
just so happens that some of the most listened to
artist have used the negative exploits of women to
gain recognition. I would mostly say that these
artists do a good job at exposing the women who do
not act as ladies, they cause the most controversy.
They don't expose respectful women, we never see
them. But because that's all viewers see, people who
take in way to much T.V. begin to believe that loose
women are the only kind of woman there is.
What makes you stand out or differ from the rest of
the acts out there?
Tash Mahogany: Because I didn't come in here
following some fad the label said was hot. Because I
am coming to the table as myself. Because I have
personally lived through my topics, wrote my album,
and came out of the situation successful, but most
of all because Rza and I were able to sit down own
creatively put our ideas together without relying on
ideas from the outside. Because both of us
Tastemakers, not followers.
A common trend is the release of mixtapes before
dropping an album or vice verse, is that something
you would be interested in doing?
Tash Mahogany: I don't feel that I need to
drop a Mixtape. I would do it more as a fun project
and use it as a vessel to get more material out
there in a lesser amount of time.
Wu-International: Who are you currently
listening to at this moment in time?
Tash Mahogany: Actually
I've been listening to Kelly Clarkson Break Away,
I've been in the process of a break-up and her
lyrics make you feel whole again, as she takes you
through her break-up. I like music you can feel. But
a few years from now if I hear "Since you been Gone"
again it will remind me of my break-up. I'm listenin
to Meth's "4.21 the day after" album, waitin for
Raekwon, and I am Lovin O'marion, "Entourage".
Wu-International: You got quite a resume,
actress, Musician, and Model, how do you hell do you
manage all those roles?
Tash Mahogany: I am
staying on top of my Game. When I finish one project
in one area, I pick up where I left off in another.
I'll go hard in the studio, then go hard on learning
a script, than go hard at getting a Print Job.
which role do you prefer out of the 3?
Tash Mahogany: My heart
has been with Music. Music Raised me. Maybe
Modelling or Acting will guide and continue my
growth. I love to conquer barriers.
Wu-International: Who would you say is the
most influential person in your life right now?
Tash Mahogany: God,
because everytime I make a mistake God reminds me to
get it right.
are Gorgeous!!! hope you dont mind me saying that,
but if the shoes fit..., It is said you have been
known to turn heads such as that of the ex-
president of the united states, Bill Clinton, can
you shed more light on that?
Tash Mahogany: One time
I was hosting an event for the NYPD in New York. I
was the person in charge of escorting guests onto
the stage and bringing out the awards. I had on this
cute little black cocktail gown and had just
escorted James Earl Jones to the podium onstage.
Upon my return backstage I was blocked by a large
group of Men in Black Suits. I paid it no mind as I
was in a rush and just needed to get through the
crowd. As I pushed my way to the Award Table I heard
a familiar voice saying… "mh Hmmh… Thaaaats Nice"
with a Southern drawl. When I looked up it was
President Clinton (after his term) he was referring
to my dress as he gave me the once over and then
looked up at my face to confirm with a smile.
Hillary was not to far from his side either, she had
her face in the monitor that was backstage of the
did you get into modelling and then acting?
Tash Mahogany: Well, as
a result of a bad break-up… (Laughing) I was upset
one day while driving. I didn't notice the Pick Up
truck that was headed toward me at an intersection.
I had a very bad car accident that left me on bed
rest for a whole month. I was upset that I let
something as little as a break-up affect me so much
and decided I needed a change. I had been working
for a Big Pharmaceutical company in its legal
department. I was balling on that pay check too.
Somehow though this didn't allow me to use my
creative skills. I said when I get better I am going
to try something new. While I was on Bed rest I read
the paper a lot. There was an ad for auditions to be
on T.V. Long Story Short I went for it and had
success in landing acting and modelling Gigs from
then on. I lost a Brand New Car in that accident and
gained a new way of living.
Please tell us a little about the MTV Video honeys
project with Arthur Jones?
Tash Mahogany: Arthur was casting for this
Project he was doing on Video Models. I was working
on something else at the time and hadn't heard
anything about it. Believe it or not I was in
Another MTV building taping a brand new pilot. I had
seen one of my other video model friends outside on
my way in, she was on her way to the other MTV
building off of Times Square. She asked if I was on
my way to the casting. I'm like I don't know about
any casting. She was like Tanya (Not actual Name)
didn't tell you? Tanya was one of my close friends
at the time, and she usually asked me, or so I
thought, to come to any audition she knew about.
This time, though we had even spoken the night
before, Tanya didn't mention anythin. So when I
couldn't get in contact with the girl who told me
about it I called Tanya. I said, "Tanya, where’s the
audition"? She goes, "What Audition". I'm like no
she's not playing dumb. It turns out that not only
was she playing dumb, she was already there. So
Anyway, I figured it out on my own and went in to
see Arthur. I had no idea really, what he was
looking for, but decided I was going to go for it
anyway. He asked me questions about the Music
Video's, Modelling work, and other interests I had.
I left and didn't expect much. Days later Arthur
called me and asked if he could feature me in a
special about the Music Video Models. For the next
couple of days he would record my Hustle. I took
them to a photo shoot which I did with John Ricard
who shoots for Black Men’s Magazine and a few other
Publications and then we did an on Camera Interview.
I brought them to 36 Chambers Studio where the Great
Early Bangers from the WU were created. I recorded
two songs on Camera and began to play a song I knew
on the Piano. I wanted Rza to watch me play now. It
was Funny, I messed up quickly on the Piano. They
also got me and 9th (9th Prince killarmy) in the
booth while we recorded a joint together.
The show aired everyday on MTV2 for Month's. Then it
transferred to MTV and it still comes on. People
always come up to me like you're the girl that Raps
and Models right? Other Aspiring models say that I
made them want to be a model. And I let them know
that all models weren't Stupid. That makes me feel
good. Shouts to Arthur Jones. (He's a Libra too!)
Shout out to 9th Prince currently locked down, on a
different note, I always thought Dom Pachino from
Killarmy was one of the hardest working dudes in the
industry, seems I am going to have to add you to
that list, any future side projects in the mix (e.g.
movies, commercial, tours, adverts etc)?
Tash Mahogany: I have recently shot a
Calendar that should be finished soon. I performed
on a track that's comin on Rae's Hot new Album
(Cuban Linx II). I'll keep you posted as to what new
joints I'll have coming out and I'm also working on
getting some new movie scripts in.
It is cool you have a have a myspace account, do you
also have an official site fans can log onto to and
keep up to date with Tash Mahogany?
Tash Mahogany: I've been having some problems with
my web builder and will be replacing all of the
content on TashMahoganyWorld.com, for now that's on
hold. Keep Checking on my Myspace for new tunes and
photographs, I update them personally.
Myspace.com/TAShMAHOGANYMusic I also have a
modelling Portfolio at
Musecube.com/TAshMahogany Drop me some notes and
let me know what else I should include.
Very few artist browse or use the net on a
regular, I see you are in tune with the online buzz
and community, what are your favourite sites that
Tash Mahogany: Real-HipHop.com, my man DT is
involved in that site. They have reliable current
Info. I love to see what Rap Fans are chatting or
beefing about on
WuTangCorp, MYSPACE, Just gotta say that and
nothing else. Everybody knows what you mean. I like
to visit Websites about music and makin money. One
Well, make sure you add Wu-International to that
list :-) You should have a number of fans by now in
Europe, have you ever toured or been outside the US?
Tash Mahogany: Not yet, I almost made Rza's
tour but did not have my Passport right. Aspiring
Artists, Keep your Passport Correct! Please.
So what are your hobbies when you are not modelling,
acting or singing?
Tash Mahogany: I
like to play my Guitar, Practice Piano, Paint, and
try out New Gourmet Food.
If a younger sister or brother wanted to get
into acting, modelling, or the music scene, what
would be your advice to them?
Tash Mahogany: Stay real to yourself. Because
people will try to take that from you in hopes that
you will become their personal puppet.
Wu-International: No doubt, The Clan recently
performed at the "Rock The Bells" event in
California around august, where you there?
Tash Mahogany: No, I
was not able to make the event, I had a conflict in
scheduling. I did however attend the show in Philly.
They get better and better. It was Amazing.
Thanks very much for your time Tash, we and the fans
asking about you will appreciate you taking your
time to answer these questions, anything else you
might want to add that we missed? Any last words for
your current and future fans, shout outs etc?
Your Very Welcome I enjoy being able to interact
with fans. Keep me on top of my Game. I will be
International soon and will keep everyone posted on
the places I visit. I will visit the Country and
town that hits me the most, online, first.
I have a Question. What do you the Fans look
forward to seeing from a Female Wu Artist? Hit me on
Myspace.com/TashMahoganyMusic Leave a comment.
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