Lia Caribe, birth name Dahlia Thames (born 5 April 1994) is a Reggae/ Dancehall singer/songwriter from Mandeville Jamaica. Lia Caribe attended The Belair Preparatory and High school and later went on to graduate from Hampton School for Girls. While in high school, Lia Caribe developed a love for the arts and sports, where she won various awards.
She is influenced by her mother who is a professional classical singer. Lia’s main goal is to take her music world wide. “Music is more than a passion; it’s been my whole life. As a dancer, musician and a singer, I can truthfully say that without music, I would be incomplete”.
In 2012, she arrived in her mother’s birth land of Trinidad and Tobago to gain more experience in the music business. Lia Caribe worked with top producer Mevon Sodeen of Xplicit Entertainment and released her first Soca collaboration and video with artiste Mark Hardy.
Her releases include: “Girls Time”, “Roll Up”, Rude Bwoy Loving”, “Control”, “Nuh Talking”, two collaborations with Christopher Martin “Show dem yuh nuh Lazy” and “ If The World Was Ending”, as well as, “Hold Yuh” featuring Razor B, to name a few. She has worked with a number of top producers in the reggae and dancehall world, including Robert Livingston (Big Yard), Suku (Misik Musik/ Ward 21), Nuh Rush Records, Zj Chrome, New league Music, Marlon Easy (Just easy Productions) and Frankie Music.
Lia Caribe has performed on numerous stage shows across Jamaica, but was mostly honored to be a part of the Pepsi Road show, which helped to push her brand.
She did a summer tour in Canada in 2017 and Guyana has welcomed Lia Caribe into their country to perform twice. As her brand is being fully promoted, she is receiving airplay on radio and getting recognition.
For 2021 and beyond Lia Caribe has a lot of work in store new music, new videos and new business ventures.