Me in a Nut Shell
Taryn Manning is a go-to favorite of the entertainment industry, in all of its facets. Juggling a cohesive acting career, launching into a solo album that will be dropping in Summer 2012 and whose single ‘Turn it Up’ has already topped Billboards Dance charts, and flying coast to coast and border to border smashing her DJ sets for some of the hottest and most exclusive events on the lines, Taryn Manning has proved herself time and time again to be more than just a ‘triple-threat’. An original trendsetter, Manning continues to be recognized in her career whether it be for her music, her mixes, her fashion or the roles she chooses.
Boasting a love for music in all of its incarnations and a regular on the club music scene, Manning has been eager to explore the entirety of her music career. With an exceptional ear for music, DJ Taryn Manning has emerged as the club scene’s golden child. Manning has booked gigs including high profiled events such as the Rolling Stone Bacardi Event, House of Hype’s Sundance and Coachella parties, Rock The Vote Friends & Family Grammy Party, and Richard Bransons Rock The Casbah, to name a few. From swanky parties to New York Fashion Week and top premier clubs to gritty festivals, DJ Taryn Manning has worked along side some of the hottest names in the game including Diplo, Rick Rude, DJ Spider, Mia Moretti, Michael Stonerock & Ross One.
Manning is continuing to show her longevity within the industry as a not only and actress and celebrity but a true musical force. Performing live in between her DJ sets is not uncommon for this front-woman. Taryn will be releasing her solo record in coming months and has received accolades and acclaim for her Turn it Up Remix EP, which featured top producers and artists.
Always one to have multiple projects in the works, Manning is a true force with her sultry vocals as the front woman of Boomkat which parallels the saucy electronic beats on her solo tracks. She has a history with topping charts, between her 2011 solo release “Turn It Up” topping Billboard Charts and Boomkat’s “The Wreckoning” which made its debut as #1 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and closed out 2003 as Billboard Magazine’s #5 Hot Dance Club Play Artist of the Year. The demand for her musicianship to accompany her acting expertise, has proven relentless. Whether it be various tracks of hers requested for soundtracks, such as the soulful single “Wastin’ My Time”, personally licensed by Eminem, featured on the 8 Mile Soundtrack or Boomkat’s remake of the Blondie song “Rip Her to Shreds” that can be heard in the opening credits of the film Mean Girls to “The Wreckoning” that was used i n the opening scene of The Italian Job, and a number of solo-tracks landing on episodes of The CW’s Melrose Place and Hawaii 5-0, Taryn strives to keep her music career hand in hand with her acting career.
Manning is fearlessly versatile and her work is ever-changing. She is known for exploring a range of diverse roles in television, independent films and major studio productions and has graced the screen in cinematic hits such as Hustle and Flow, 8 Mile, Crossroads, Crazy/Beautiful, Cold Mountain, Dandelion, White Oleander, Love Ranch and most recently The Perfect Age of Rock N’ Roll. Not only a force in film, Manning has been favored in roles on Televisions’ major hitters, Hawaiii 5-0, Melrose Place and Sons of Anarchy and Law & Order: SVU for which she garnered critical acclaim.
Taryn Manning is a true entertainer and an original artist always creating her own rainbow-wake along the way.