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CREATING AN INTERNATIONAL BUZZ, TEFF, born Travis Johnsonâ€™s, music has been surfacing on television and radio stations in the USA, UK, and Jamaica. TEFF is determined to give the world a musical breath of fresh air. With his Modern Reggae/Hip pop sound, TEFF has performed with some of the most creative and talented forces in both the Reggae & Hip Hop industry today. Artists such as KipRich, Marlon Asher, Richie Spice, Aidonia, Jr. Demus, Hollow Point and The King Of The Dancehall aka Beenie Man to name a few. His expansive talents and humble nature has caused him to earn the respects of well?known Reggae Artists such as Sizzla, Busy Signal, and The King of The Dancehall aka Beenie Man who has taken to the liking of his tunes.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, TEFF was partially raised in Jamaica to his musically gifted parents Doreen and Noel Johnson. TEFFâ€™s unique versatility has been compared to that of Hip pop icon â€śKanye Westâ€ť with a Reggae and African flair. Full of vivacious rhythms and conscious lyrics, promoters and show coordinators could not help but open the doors for â€śTEFFâ€ť to perform his single â€śTop Topâ€ť and â€śHop Upâ€ť from his upcoming album â€śYoungest Veteranâ€ť. Wooing the crowd with his latest performance at the KipRich Show in spring of 2009, TEFF is not only known for his fierce flow but also for his entertainment skills and dynamic stage presence.
At the age of 11, TEFF turned to music as an outlet to ease the pain of his parentâ€™s divorce. Music became a solemn interest forcing his peers to acknowledge his outstanding talent. TEFF creates each piece pulling from his greatest influences such as his mother, Bob Marley, the world experiences, and political entrapments. â€śI make music that inspires people to enjoy life, not to stress about what they do not have in life or to go out and take someone elseâ€™sâ€¦Music is life. Itâ€™s the voice of the world, so I compose music for both the young and matureâ€¦to listen, learn and enjoy for years to come.â€ť