Hometown: Durham, NC
Label: Cardigan Records
Sounds Like: J.Cole, Kendrick Lamar, BIG SEAN, Big K.R.I.T., Drake
Professor Toon is a record producer/Rapper, song writer/musician born in Baltimore, Maryland. He discovered his love for the stage while attending North Carolina's Durham School of the Arts. His style of production channels electro-pop/Trap influences and modern Hip-Hop. He has made a name for himself with high energy performances at several major music venues including notable shows alongside De La Soul,Juicy J, Meek Mill, Mike Posner, Big Sean, GZA and many more national acts.
“..."All I can say is that this kid’s energy is off the chain."...”
BWPW Photo - Scenes from my lunch hour.
“..."Durham rapper Toon combines intricate detail in lyricism with a sharp delivery"....
..."In an area and a time where the pickings are slim for inventive new local rap, Toon has risen to the challenge to bring you what you need"...”
James Hatfield - Hopscotch Music Fest
“......"beneath Toon’s upbeat tracks were painful memories and emotions"...”
Ned Phillips - Clarion Content
“..."Meet Toon, rapper and fashion philanthropist from Durham, NC"...”
Cintra McGauley - TheCampusStyle
““His performances are freaking awesome,” Harmon said. “He just entertains. He jumps on bars, he gets in people’s faces…. The energy—you feel whatever song he’s singing at the time"”
matt iles - the playground