Tambra Cherie is a Radio/TV personality, Entertainment News reporter and host on 97.7 FM. The Midday radio personality, who is also the weekly host of Relationship Hour, can be found on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube at Tambra Cherie and

Known as the Midday Diva, Tambra Cherie’s career success has landed her interviews with a plethora of comedians, actors, R&B, Rock and Rap artists; namely Russell Simmons, Sean Diddy Combs, Magic Johnson, Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Kenny Latimore and Chanté Moore. Additionally, she has had the pleasure of covering The BET Awards, the Grammy Awards, Ozone Awards, VIBE Music Festival and the Essence Music Festival.


Recently, Southern Laced had the opportunity to conduct a Q & A interview with Tambra Cherie. Here’s what she had to say….

97.7 FM Midday On Air Talent/Entertainment News/Host/On Air Commercial Talent/Promotion Director – Tambra Cherie, Photo Credit: Will Sterling, Sterling Photography

Question: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this week?

Answer: Honestly, I’m cleansing and doing a fast. So this week the Bible has been my best friend! I’ve been all into it!

Question: What brings you the greatest joy?

Answer: I love to see people happy. I have a passion for people and I love what I do. I love my job and I love hosting events. I love to see people at those events having a good time.

Even on the radio, I love when listeners win something they really want and they’re filled with excitement. That makes me happy! That gives me joy! If I can be a part of someone else’s joy that day, my job is done!

Photo Credit: Will Sterling , Sterling Photography

Question: What’s on your bookshelf?

Answer: The Wait, Life Application Study Bible, Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge and Back to Eden.

Question: What do you like to do in your spare time?

Answer: I love traveling and spending time with my mate, family, loved ones and friends!

I love to eat too! I’m a foodie. I love trying new restaurants.

Question: What is the best advice you’ve been given?

Answer: I think the best advice I’ve been given comes from my dad. He preaches, “Be who you say you are. Let your actions speak for you. Not only talk about it, but back it up with your actions.” He always preaches strength as well saying, “You’re a ______  (using his last name)!” He also preaches, “Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.” You can apply that in all areas of your life!

Read our other interviews with Lalah Hathaway, BLUSH, Trick Daddy and Dru Hill!


Poised and personable, this full-time Radio/TV Personality, Entertainment News Reporter and host is striking. Tambra Cherie brings excitement and imagination to every role she carries out. On and off the air, Tambra Cherie is motivated and enthusiastic about the growth of her profession and her roles in it. This Midday radio personality discovered her passion for media hosting and the entertainment industry upon graduating from Jackson State University. It was during an internship with WRJH, she began to live her dream and fulfill her goals within the entertainment industry. Her passion for people and community service sparked her interest and ultimately her call to membership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc in college.  During her radio internship, Tambra Cherie embarked upon various entertainment related ventures, serving as television host for the once highly anticipated #1 entertainment television show in Mississippi and Louisiana, Admission Granted. Admission Granted previously aired on UPN, CW and CBS affiliates for over 5 years and throughout Oakland, California. Through this media, Tambra Cherie’s interview guest roster included a multitude of Comedians, actors, R&B, Rock and Rap Artists and Moguls such as Russell Simmons, Sean Diddy Combs, and Magic Johnson. Throughout her career, Tambra has covered countless major events and tours including The BET Awards, the Grammy Awards, Ozone Awards, Vibe Musicfest, Essence Music Festival, and a host of others in addition to consistently hosting various events and concerts throughout. She also previously performed duties as a contributing writer in the industry for the most widely read hip hop entity, and Ozone Magazine for a number of years. Her interviews with artists including Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Kenny Lattimore and Chanté Moore can still be viewed on the site. She was also a contributing writer for The Clarion Ledger entertainment and weekend style section.

Tambra Cherie, better known as the Midday Diva, currently holds down Middays on 97.7 The Beat of the Capital. From 10am to 2pm, you can catch Tambra Cherie dishing out the latest entertainment news and gossip. Not to mention, she hosts the popular highly discussed & controversial Relationship Hour featured weekly.  Tambra Cherie has been featured in several publications and received a number of awards, including Boom Magazine’s Most Influential Young Person in the City of Jackson and the 2014 Woman of the Year Award, the youngest to receive such a prestigious honor, alongside the late Mayor of the city as Man of the Year. Tambra Cherie enjoys traveling, hosting, spending time with family, and trying new foods at various restaurants.

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