Princess Elivava (a.k.a.Tina Mensah) is the singer and song writer of her own music. She is managed under her own recording management company, Elivava Productions. Elivava is from New Baika, Buem District of the Volta Region in Ghana, West Africa. She is currently based in Ghana's Capital city Accra.
Elivava's music style is a potpourri of Afro Rock, Afro Beat, and Soul with an underline easy listening World Music approach. Elivava’s album “I Live 4Ever” is a collaboration of rhythmic, upbeat, as well as ballads of contemporary music styles which are performed in English, French, German, and the Ghanaian tongues of Twi, Ga and Ewe.
Elivava's role models are South Africa's most successful performer and vocalist Mariam Makeba, for her singing style, depth and boldness, in particular Makeba's ability to immerse herself into her songs. she also respects musical legend Billy Holiday, who Elivava used as her study piece whilst learning jazz techniques and skills, her admiration for the outstanding jazz singer grew from then.
After working as a background singer and choreographer with most of the top and popular artists of Ghana, Elivava's debut as a soloist came in June 2005 at Fete de la Musique, a music event held at Alliance Francaise Ghana.