Multi-talented Nigerian DJ Tonny Blaze makes the step up to creative prodigy with his debut single titled ‘Mad Over We’ featuring emerging Nigerian group Grip Boys(Endia, J Milla and Yung L). The single, which is his first offering as a recording artist, sees DJ Tonny Blaze showcase his creative alter-ego after a decade of providing premier entertainment from behind the wheels of steel. The club-ready song which was produced byBabso (a quiet but prolific producer with an impressive track record beyond the music in Nigeria) features rhythmic bass lines a midst heavy drums, which combine to produce an Afro pop-based, Pop -Dancehall influenced serving, which is sure to become a Friday night fan favorite. DJ Tonny Blaze, who became label mates with internationally acclaimed DJ Neptune when he only recently signed with music powerhouse Storm 360, has clearly mapped out his strategy for his takeover.
“DJ Tonny Blaze is a very hardworking, unique, and focused DJ with a global ambition. Here at Storm our strategy is to make global impacts with proudly Nigerian talents. DJ Tonny Blaze is a perfect addition to the team because he has a lot to offer and we are happy to have him”, says Tola Odunsi, Executive Director, Storm 360.
“Storm 360 is proud to welcome DJ Tonny Blaze into the fold, he possesses all the traits that we seek in our talent, and we hope to showcase his talent to the rest of the world. We believe he will be a perfect fit with the Storm 360 family, the industry needs to brace itself for the coming takeover” – Obi Asika, CEO Storm 360.
“I am excited to be joining the Storm 360 family, they are the leading entertainment brand in Nigeria, and the length of time they’ve been around for as well as their track record made it a no-brainer for me to sign with them. They have built some of the biggest careers in Nigerian music, and I know that this relationship will be just as successful”, says DJ Tonny Blaze.
With Mad Over We, DJ Tonny Blaze simply signals his intent to seize the reins as he takes the lead with GRIP Boys who give an absolutely vintage performance which belies their experience in music making.