“In 2010 Tony T entered one of the UK's biggest music competition for singers and solo artists, Open Mic UK. He beat over 8000 other artists to reach the Grand Final at the indigo2 at London's O2 arena. Being the only rapper in his category this has proved to be a great achievement for Tony T. Ever since the Open Mic UK competition he has performed at venues all over London whilst collaborating with artists such as Vengence as Razor. He has now entered the Live and Unsigned music competition for another chance at competing at the O2 and hoped to make it all the way to the end. This is set to be a busy year for Tony T.”
“Tony T is back for second shot at Open Mic Title.
Aspiring rapper 'Tony T' has returned ro the stage with hopes of winning a renowned music competition.
Terminal 1 worker Anthony Martin has reached the Regional Final of the Live and Unsigned contest, and will now compete to land a spot in the Open Mic grand final at the O2 in July.
The Travelex employee from Hayes will battle against some of the country's most talented artists in the biggest music competition in the UK. He said: "A lot of rappers do the same thing, I try to bring in different styles and write about different topics to stand out. I reached the grand final of Open Mic UK in 2010, but I don't want to be overconfident. I'm a bit anxious but excited at the same time."
Tony's supporters will include friends and family and some of his colleagues from Terminal 1.
He said: " It's good to have some support there so the judges know you already have a following."”
“Final Beckons at TonyT raps it up.
A Heathrow worker has reached the Grand Final of one of the biggest singing competitions for unsigned artists. Anthony Martin, aka TonyT, who works behind the counter at Travelex in Terminal 1, has battled it out in live heats across the UK to land a place at the Open Mic UK Grand Final on January 15 at the IndigO2 in London. After his winning performance of What If and a remix of George Michael's Careless Whisper at the Area Finals, the aspiring rapper from Hayes will go head-to-head with the best of the country's artists in the 18-25 category with the hope of landing a recording contract. The final will be judged by industry professionals and celebrities, including Radio 1 DJ Ras Kwame.”
“Tony T bidding for rap stardom at Open Mic
A wannabe rapper who works at Terminal 1 is one step away from performing at the final of the Open Mic contest. Anthony Martin, who works for Travelex, goes by the name of Tony T on stage and has impressed judges and crowds in previous rounds. The aspiring rapper will go head-to-head with the best unsigned artists aged 18-25 at the area finals tomorrow (Saturday), with the hope of landing a place at the final and the chance of winning a recording contract. Watch his regional performance at http://www.muzu.tv/openmic/beautiful-nightmarewhat-if-music-video/780939. Follow him on myspace.com/wildcatmuzik, facebook.com/TonyT9 or visit youtube.com/TonyT16.”