Biography of Multitalented Nigerian Artist, TOFs
He is a multi-talented Nigerian artist, songwriter and rapper widely acclaimed for his Afro Swing style and indigenous rapping.
The Kwara State native developed a flair for music by following the rise of local Afro-beat and trap/drill legends such as Gucci Mane, migos, Assistant, Burna Boy and davido. His early absorption of the sounds of artists like Dagrin, Olamide, Skepta, Storm, Tory Lanez, Tupac Shakur, Ilbliss, Fashion 9, Bobby Cadwelland Fela among many others, motivated his signature Afro-swing sound.
TOFs shot into the professional spotlight in 2019 with their debut single “FATASI” which proved to be their signature track and inspired their next single, BAMISE ft. Seyi Vibez in 2019.
His music career went on a brief hiatus after leaving the shores of Nigeria in 2020. Returning to Nigeria the following year, he teamed up with music producers Extreme Beats and three more singles followed: Lekki, Soke Soke and Militia.
In February 2022 he released SOKE SOKE ft SunkkeySnoop and another Banger titled MILITIA ft QCD, MILITIAwhich is currently airing in Nigeria and beyond, was shot by Presh films and features one of the top Nigerian rappers in the game, CDQ Olowo.
The multi-talented entertainer has shown no signs of slowing down with his latest project, Atmosphere & Lifestyle.
The five-song EP features single “Militia”, an addictive Afro-fusion banger ft CDQ, other tracks include Juru, Rock your Body, VIP and Crypto Money with collaborations from Soft, tenderpsychology PJand Ezzie Wonder.
Produced by as-Nigerian producers, Egarboi, extreme beatz, The sound of Africa and X-Breeze. The feel-good, club-banging release cements TOF’s creative freedom and distinctive voice.
The message revolves around TOF’s humble beginnings on the streets of Lagos in Johannesburg, reflecting its struggles and triumphs in creative, fun and groovy ways.