Tierra Destiny Reid







"The beautiful thing about living your truth is that there is no right or wrong. It's your truth. How you express it is where the choice comes in to play."



Meet Toyiah Marquis

TDR Brands International spotlights Power Moms who show inner strength and courage, while simultaneously loving and nurturing family, during the pursuit of their dreams.


LaToya “Toyiah Marquis” White, was a singer in the nationally recognized R&B singing group Che. A group that traveled throughout the US with many reputable artists such as The Chi-lites, The Emotions, The Stylistics, CeCe Peninston, Twista, Public Announcement  and many more acts in their 14 year history of being in the music industry. Additionally, LaToya “Toyiah Marquis” White is a SAG accredited actress with credits ranging from TV to film, best known for her role in the motion picture "Barbershop" where she played "Samir's Wife." Also a published co-author of two highly-acclaimed children’s books “Not Fat because I Wanna Be,” & “Stand Up! Bully Busters....Coming to Town” which she wrote with her then 6-year-old daughter, award-winning author, LaNiyah Bailey. She is also responsible for the development and success of RCA Records recording artist Jawan Harris; whom she managed from the age of 5 to 12 years old alongside multi-platinum, super-producer “Kaygee” from the legendary hip-hop group “Naughty By Nature.”

Currently, LaToya “Toyiah Marquis” White is the Executive Director of The G.L.A.R.E (Girls Loving And Respecting Everyone) Club which is a not-for-profit organization which mentors teen girls throughout the Chicagoland area and co-owner of Custom Bling N Things which is a custom t-shirt business. LaToya is also chairman & co-founder of So She Cosmetics, Inc and Crown Kandy Hats. 

Known to many as an "Entrepreneurial Hustler" LaToya “Toyiah Marquis” White, has many notches in her belt which range from experience in Artist Management, Writing, Import/Export, Cosmetics, Retail, Marketing and Publishing.

Latoya has two children, ages 10 and 2.  Her favorite way to pause is to spend time alone and envision herself traveling through a journey for peace. "My goals are to be successful in anything I touch. I want to create a legacy for my daughters. I want to have enough power to help people deal with their struggles, help empower them and create self -confidence to help people achieve their dreams and goals in life. I want to make a difference in the world", exclaims LaToya when asked. 

Tune in July 14, 2015 at noon for a live interview with Toyiah and TDR-.

Dial In Number: 770-744-1657

Connect with Toyiah:

Instagram: MsEntrepreneurialHustla  

Twitter: ToyiahMarquis  

Facebook: MsMillionaire 

LinkedIn: Toyiah Marquis


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