Tammy Rivera Malphurs is a main cast member on season three of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
She appears as a supporting cast member in season four.
Before Love & Hip Hop
Tammy Rivera is a fashion designer and stylist, she was born in Tappahannock, Virginia to Ramona Smith, her African-American mother & Oscar Rivera, her Nicaraguan father who was incarcerated shortly after she was born; she was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She has a daughter, Charlie Williams (born July 1, 2005) with ex-husband, Brian Williams. She came into the public eye through her relationship with rapper Waka Flocka Flame, who she began dating in 2011.
Love & Hip Hop franchise (2014–2017)
Tammy joins the cast of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta in season three. The season chronicles her relationship struggles with Waka, including past infidelities and the suicide death of Waka's brother, Kayo Redd. Later in the season, the couple elope. After a violent altercation with Joseline at the third season reunion, Tammy is absent from the show, eventually returning as a supporting cast member for three episodes towards the end of season four.
She rejoins the main cast in season five. The season chronicles the launch of her swimwear line, T-Rivera. While searching for models, she is initially interested in hiring trans woman D. Smith, however the two clash over Waka's controversial comments regarding trans people. Later in the season, she reveals that her and Waka have separated due to his infidelity. The couple eventually reunite in season six and Tammy embarks on a music career. Since 2017, Tammy has achieved relative success as a R&B singer, with several of her songs charting on iTunes.
Tammy returns in a guest role in two episodes of season seven.
Tammy also appears in an episode of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live!.
After Love & Hip Hop
Tammy and Waka left the series to film their own spin-off Meet the Flockas, however, the spin off never made it to air. Waka and Tammy would instead go on to star in We TV's Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition, Waka & Tammy Tie The Knot and Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. Tammy and Waka ended up getting their own show on WETV called Tammy and Waka: WTF.
Green screen looks
Tammy has made a total of 44 appearances.
|Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (43 episodes)|
|3.01, 3.04, 3.05, 3.06, 3.07, 3.10, 3.11, 3.14, 3.16, 3.17, 3.18, 3.19, 3.20|
|4.12, 4.13, 4.14|
|5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.05, 5.06, 5.10, 5.12, 5.14, 5.15, 5.16, 5.17, 5.18|
|6.01, 6.03, 6.05, 6.07, 6.08, 6.09, 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16|
|Dirty Little Secrets 2|
|Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: After Party Live! (1 episode)|
- In the fan-voted 2018 Mona Awards, Tammy and Waka were nominated in the "#RelationshipGoals" category. They lost to Remy Ma and Papoose, receiving 19% of the vote.
|Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta main cast members|
|Joseline | Erica Dixon | Rasheeda | K. Michelle | Karlie | Mimi | Traci | Tammy | Stevie J | Tommie | Jessica Dime | Erica Mena | Spice | Scrapp DeLeon | Yung Joc|