He was born TONY WILLIAMS in HARLEM,N.Y. His mother told him she knew he was special due to the date of his birth. Born 5/15 at 5:15 weighing in 5lbs 15oz. T.N.T fell in love with music at the age of 5. His step dad a artist/singer in his own right played a influential role in his life. His dad purchase a guitar for him to strum to his own tunes. Groups like KISS & QUEEN influence his musical taste and brought him into the world of Rock-n-Roll. Later he became influence by Hip Hop and formed a rap group with his brother and cousin after relocating to DAYTONA BEACH,FL.
There in Daytona Beach,he became known as one of the founders of the local Hip Hop scene. Shortly thereafter, he then ventured off on his own becoming one of the most feared mc’s on the microphone. Disappointed by so many hopeless promises, TNT took some time off to learn more about the business. After raising a family, he rediscovered his passion for HIP HOP. He started his first label “FRESH KRUSH ENTERTAINMENT”.
It was then that he release his debut album “DA SILVA TONGUE DEVIL” acronym = define all sins in lies versus all truth over negativity, gives us every dream every venture in life. More determined than before, he started separating himself from the pack. His word play is vivid and make you feel like you are watching a music video. Throughout his solo career as a independent artist, TNT has performed with some legendary acts like Salt-N-Pepa, Kwame, D.J. Magic Mike, Starrpoint, Keith Sweat, Johnny Kemp, B.B.D, Public Enemy, the late great Heavy D, C&C Music Factory and L.L. Cool J. to name a few.
Nominated for the best soul/rap award for 1993 at the Florida Jammy Awards, then went on to win the Britist Knights rap contest and then the 2007 battle fest in central Florida. He’s a breath of fresh air and his style, voice and music is a great marriage to HIP HOP.
How did you hear about us?
i was googling labels when i came across poze productions
What is your profession (singer, rapper, songwriter, poet, dancer, model, music fan, etc.)?
I work at a recording studio and produce tracks for local artist
How many members are in your band?
What is your style of music?
I'm old school,new school and true school.hip hop to the purest form.been compared to legendary artist ll cool j,heavy d,big daddy kane and will smith aka fresh prince
Who are your influences in the music industry?
i grew up in the era of hip hop in harlem ny. so there are too many to name but i'll try lol.
run-dmc,whodini,ll cool j,treacherous 3,beastie boys,kwame,big daddy kane,kool g rap epmd,rakim,heavy d,doug e fresh & slick rick,big l,gangstarr,grandmaster flash and the furious 5,mc lyte to name a few