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Frederick Tabiyus Nah IV is an award-winning Liberian-American music artist, movie maker, producer, and actor. He is a native of Atlanta, GA who is hailed as one of the rising 21st century entertainment stars, and he is the son of Bishop Frederick and Pastor Karen Nah. In 2016, his parents were given the Lifetime Achievement Award by former President Barack Obama for their service in the Ministry and Missions in Liberia.
He has collaborated with One Billion Rising, Make A Wish Foundation, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), and Kimberly Burse, the director of celebrity music, which includes: Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Ciara. This year Tabiyus has produced & directed over 20 productions, including four music videos reaching over a million views each. His film work including recent entry “Artifice” can currently be streamed on Amazon Prime.
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By continuously creating his craft and persistently manifesting his love for art, he does not allow the pandemic to stop his momentum. Tabiyus will release four diverse short films focusing on the Black, Hispanic, and foreign markets in 2021, and Breathe, his directorial feature film will also be coming out. Hollywood’s next generation of actors, Brandon Butler (Netflix, Trinkets), Aaron Dominguez (Hulu, Only Murders In the Building), Allison McAtee (OWN, The Have & The Have Nots), Blue Kimble (STARZ, P Valley), Terayle Hill (BET, House of Payne), and Danube Hermosillo (SHOWTIME, Shameless) to name a few, star in Tabiyus’s films.
Still shot of Allison McAtee and Ottavio Lobefaro from the film Breathe, releasing 2021
Tabiyus is also the CEO of Phoenix 4 Productions & Entertainment, where he narrates coming of age stories. Phoenix 4 is a full-service entertainment, production, and consultancy company with one purpose: to make an impact on the world through their work in film, music, and the arts.
“What drives me is the vision of showing young people across the world,” Tabiyus says. “I believe that nothing is impossible. In a society that undeniably has its preferences and offers privileges to a select few, I want young people across the globe to know that they are possible.”
Tabiyus firmly upholds his conviction that the dreams of an individual can come true even during a pandemic. Tabiyus sees that a person can still break the paralysis chain and frequently represent imagination and beauty even in a global health crisis
In his debut EP I Am Now, which can be streamed on Spotify and Apple Music, his musical appeal can be easily noticed. He expects to release new music at the top of the new year as well. With these aims, Tabiyus will become a next global hit-maker and artist. He attempts not only to be consistently creative, collaborative, and charming; but he also intends to be unexpected, unforgettable, unstoppable, and in a league of his own.
“Don’t wait for anything in life to happen,” Tabiyus emphasized. “You have to make it happen. Create your yes.”
For more information on Frederick Tabiyus Nah IV, visit his Linktree profile.