“To be at Sixes and Sevens means to be at a state of total confusion…Love is confusing,” explains Tiana Major9, who has been giving fans a glimpse into the making of the EP through an autobiographical, four-part miniseries. BEHIND AT THE SIXES AND SEVENS explores the evolution of Tiana, with each episode melodically chronicling the expansion of her sound, artistry, perspective and journey since signing to Motown. Watch the first episode of Behind At The Sixes and Sevens here, second episode here, and third episode here. The EP’s first single, “Think About You (Notion Mix),” has already amassed more than five million combined global streams.
Praising her as an ”artist on the rise in a lane unique to her,” LADYGUNN observed, “‘Think About You (Notion Mix)’ shares a story of unrequited love, showcasing Tiana’s lyrical edge and sonically borrowing from her Jamaican background, as she seamlessly interlaces the chill of reggae with the soul of jazz.” AT SIXES AND SEVENS also includes “Collide,” her collaboration with EARTHGANG, which has earned over 32 million combined global streams to date. Named as one of the Best R&B Songs of 2019 by VIBE, it was the lead single from the acclaimed Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack. Tiana and EARTHGANG performed the track on the “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” at theSoul Train Awards ’19 and at Billboard “Women In Music 2019.”
Premiering “Lucky,” another track from the EP, SPIN said, “The enchanting track…channels the best of early ‘00s R&B: crispy harmonies, a flex of percussion and a voice we’re glad made its way to the U.S.” Tiana wrote the song with Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman (J. Cole, H.E.R., Anderson .Paak), who also produced, and PRGRSHN (WSTRN, Stormzy, Wizkid).
Earlier this year, Tiana featured on “Rainfall,” a track from Stormzy’s new album, Heavy Is The Head, which topped the Official
Albums chart in the U.K. A Vevo DSCVR artist, Tianaroots her bold blend of future-facing R&B, enduring soul, and hip-hop attitude in boundless jazz eloquence twisted up with saucy East London inflection and a touch of Jamaican spirit. Billboard declared, “Tiana Major9 is one to watch in 2020” and Marie Claire said, “the rising songstress is one to watch and take notes from…”