TOMI's debut project ALL FOR YOU has been nominated for three 2013 Independent Music Channel Awards. His sleeper hit HUSTLIN' was ranked 7 on Soulsorts Top 25 Songs of 2010 in the United Kingdom and is still in rotation. Now it has been nominated for Best RB Recording and Best RB Producer (Kevin Harrington). His 3rd nomination is in the Best RB Video (under 5K) category for FUSS OR FIGHT.
A prolific songwriter and singer Tomi started his professional musical career singing background on recordings for RB group Hi-Five on Jive Records. Tomi went on to work with Prince Markie Dee's Soul Convention Records which had major distribution through Epic Records. During his time with Soul Convention Records Tomi worked with artists such as Mary J. Blige Usher Miss Jones Craig Mac Mariah Carey High Five Joe and Hassan to name a few. He made a guest vocalist appearance on the highly acclaimed Tyra Banks Show.
It was only natural for him to pursue his musical destiny under the influence and watchful guidance of his multi-talented cousin world renowned drummer/composer/producer Kevin Harrington whose stellar list of credits includes Music Director for Freddie Jackson Associate Music Director for Queen Esther Marrow’s Harlem Gospel Singers and drummer for Nona Hendrix (LaBelle) Chico Debarge and Stanley Turrentine.
TOMI is slated to be included on the soundtrack of King Dog a film based on the true life story of Terrell Johnson the former leader of the Gangster Disciples who became the first convicted felon in American history to become a law enforcement officer. New videos and a new release are coming soon!
Check him out. We think you will be glad you did!