is an multi-talented artist. Not only is she a Grammy award winning singer,
she is also an accomplished dancer and a good actress. She recently appeared
on the show "NCIS," the highest rated episode of the season and she
has appeared in the films "Chicago," "Cursed," "Shall
We Dance" and "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights."
have seen Mya at industry events, she is extremely pretty with beautiful skin
and she carries herself with serenity, grace, elegance and class. She
is also approachable and modest with a dancer's carriage.
dance skills are phenomenal and extraordinary. She can shut-down a party
with her dance skills. If Mya would have been cast in the film "Honey," the film would have been a huge hit.
upcoming album "Control Freak" is scheduled for a 2006 summer release.
recently had the opportunity to interview Mya for this story.
How did you get started in the industry?
A: At the age of 16, an independent label by the name of "University Music" auditioned me in my living room after discussions with my father about my talents.
A: Stevie Wonder, Prince, Chaka Khan,
A: Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Jimmy Slide, Electric Boogaloos, Rock Steady
Crew, Sid Charisse, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Sammy Davis Jr.
Have you reached your ultimate goal in the industry? If not, what would your
ultimate goal be?
A: No. My ultimate goal is to maintain a career of 25 years in the entertainment
business-including theatre, film, TV, fashion, touring, running a record label
of my own, a performing arts school, charities, foundations along with a business
management firm with my brother Chaz Harrison.
A: I love to draw/paint, design clothes, dirt biking and boxing.
Favorite travel destination?
Q: Most memorable performance?
A: Kennedy Center Symphony Hall with Savion Glover 1993
Tell us about your clothing line?
A: In development.. Due in 2006. Tough, sassy, confident and bold with a sharp
definition. I am currently working on both urban & couture divisions.
You are in the latest Wes Craven movie "Cursed" and you appeared
in an NCIS episode, tell us about those experiences?
Wes Craven is nothing like his movies- he's so reserved & soft spoken, very
warm personality. As far as the movie"Cursed" is concerned, I've never
screamed so much in my life. As for NCIS- The cast was so entertaining
on break, but professional when taping. I'm a crime show addict, so to
be part of one was very fulfilling.
Not only are you an excellent singer, dancer and actress but I hear you are
also an excellent cook, what is your culinary specialty?
Entree: Manicotti, for dessert, I make the best apple-blueberry pies.
Who are you favorite actors and actresses?
A: Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Sanaa Lathan, Samuel L. Jackson and Al Pacino.
Q: Favorite male and female singers?
A: Prince and Minnie Riperton.
Favorite hip-hop artists?
A: Tupac, Biggie, Eminem, Snoop and Rah Digga.
Q: The rap artist "The Game" stated in a recent interview that you
and Ciarra are the two hottest females in the industry, how do you feel about
A: Opinions are opinions. I don't mind being a part of one, negative or positive.
What are you favorite foods?
A: Everything Italian, West Indian Curry, Sushi and Soul food.