After being mentored by Chicago’s Own Jerry “Ice Man” Butler, Terisa landed national exposure singing backup for Diana Ross on an “Oprah” telecast. Through her production company, My Naked Soul Productions, Inc., Terisa wrote, produced and stared in a series of “One Voice, One Woman” shows and she has successfully produced three albums. Terisa made her acting debut in Director Hill Harper’s movie “The Truth” and she wrote thetitle Song for the movie “Can’t Stop Loving You”.
Griffin’s Last Cd "Revival of Soul" made several appearances on the Billboard Charts and the single " Distant Lover" rose to #34 on Media Base Radio Charts. Griffin's Newest DVD / CD “Terisa Griffin Uncensored, Live At Chicago City Winery”, hits stores on November 6th. The much anticipated Live CD by Griffin is sure to ignite a Revival in the Souls of all who experience the sensual, soulful, sizzling DVD / cd. Known on the scene for her electrifying voice and dynamic live performances, Griffin has enraptured audiences and followers through her music internationally. This former contestant of Season 3 of NBC's "The Voice", is treating attendees to a Tribute to " Aretha Franklin". Supporting musical Cast is Ms. Franklin's Musical Director, Fred Nelson.
Through her production company, My Naked Soul Productions Inc., Griffin has successfully written, produced and starred in a series of one-woman show productions. These shows featured: One Voice, One Woman, Fantasy-A Tribute to the Divas of Song and Stage: Josephine Baker, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn, Queens of R & B- A Tribute to the Queens of Rhythm and Blues: Dinah Washington, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Donna Summers and Tina Turner, and Songs Divas – A Tribute to Famous Songs Audiences in her adopted home of Chicago as well as the city's lucrative, jingle industry are in a passionate love affair with the gifts she has to offer. She performs to both local and national venues around the country. With her unique style, Griﬃn has opened up concerts for the biggest names in music that includes: Will Downing, Crisette Michelle, The O’Jays, Roberta Flack, Patti LaBelle, Rahsaan Patterson and Musiq SoulChild- just to name a few.
“Life is too short to have regrets and to long to not try to pursue your hearts true dreams and desires”. This Louisiana Native who moved to Chicago to pursue her hearts dreams and desires keeps reinventing herself and truly surprising and satisfying her fan family. Terisa is an example of living your dreams at all cost. “There is simply no emerging singer in the soul music world quite like Terisa Griffin.” Quote from Chris Resnik of Soul Tracks.”