Though Anita claimed to know the perfect man for her, Tamia lived in Canada at that time and did not meet Grant until six months later after bumping into friends of Grant's while attending a talent show in Los Angeles. After a three year courtship, Grant and Tamia were married on July 24th, 1999.
They lived the dream of a life full of love, success won through hard work, and looked forward to a beautiful home life.
Her mother and Godmother decided that the arts program at Walkerville Collegiate Institute in Windsor would best suit Tamia's musical talent.
Along with attending high school at Walkerville, she made several appearances in local theater and choral concerts before winning Canada's prestigious YTV Vocal Achievement Award in 1993.
Tamia studied piano and voice with renowned Windsor musician, Eugene Davis, who was also instrumental in encouraging her to pursue her vocal passion.
Though they tease each other about Grant's singing and Tamia's basketball prowess, the love is always evident.Black love can be beautiful, inspiring, even radical -- from couples like Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee to Will and Jada Smith, it's proof that we can endure and support each other no matter what comes our way.Chisolm broke major barriers when she became the first black congresswoman in 1968.Their first daughter, Myla Grace, came into the world in 2002 followed by Lael Rose five years later.One of Tamia's greatest joys in life is watching Grant playing with their children.Tamia and Grant Hill are living a love story worth honoring.