Tobi Toun


Tobi Toun is a Nigerian Rap Musician and Spoken Word artist, independently writing his stories through music and promoting conscious and positive art. Tobi Toun brings an alternative style to rap music and spoken word poetry that undoubtedly displays his uniqueness and versatility. He has featured on international platforms like Rapzilla and numerous local platforms. His debut was in 2015 with an EP titled WHISPERS; after which he played gigs, collaborated with artists and developed a growing audience. He is described by fans to have a unique voice, sound and message for this generation and continues to wow listeners with every appearance he makes. He is known to pronounce his difference and is definitely an artist to look out for.






What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music provides a platform and opportunity to speak for myself and for people like me. We are broken people and as music gives me an opportunity to heal through expression, it gives my listeners the strength for the same healing.

What is your music dream?

The Grammys today; whatever occupies the space tomorrow.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

The mind of people; show them how love is the biggest solution to all the world's problems.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Safe by MI Abaga

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?


What inspires you to make music?

Social ills.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

1. There's hope 2. I'm fighting and I want people to fight as I show them my journey 3. Love over everything

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Like I'm doing something right.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

We're living in the best time so far.

What do you think of Drooble?

Great platform.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Numbers; being unable to reach so many people already

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yeah, putting everybody on as much as I can.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Consistency and continuous promotion.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Lekan Salamii, Oluwanifise, Angeloh, Manolo, Gaise, Limoblaze, Jo Deep, Ellie Scotte.