In the official video for “Love Cycle” (with Summer Walker), Toosii plays an operator on the Love Cycle Hotline who gets the call of his life from none other than Summer Walker. Edgar Esteves (Chris Brown, Pedro Capo x Alicia Keys x Farruko), Toosii’s frequent collaborator, directed the video, skillfully capturing both the sensuality and the humor of the situation. View HERE.
Today, Toosii shared news of his signing to Capitol Records, which will release his music in conjunction with South Coast Music Group (SCMG), the North Carolina-based label that stunned the world with the 2019 release of DaBaby’s Baby on Baby.
“I couldn’t see myself anywhere else. It’s like it was fate, “explains Toosii.” To meet Jeff three years ago as an A&R and then, three years later, he’s the president of Capitol Records and I’m the next big thing, I couldn’t see it no other way. I’m happy to be a part of the FAMILY.”
“Toosii possesses that rare combination of creativity, intelligence, and ambition you only find in the greats,” says Jeff Vaughn, President, Capitol Records.”We are excited to welcome him and our partners Arnold Taylor and South Coast Music Group to Capitol Records.”
Arnold Taylor, CEO, South Coast Music Group, recalls, “The first time I listened to Toosii I knew he was a Megastar, which is why I did not hesitate signing him to South Coast Music Group. Knowing Jeff Vaughn’s history of developing artists, I knew Capitol Records would be the right partner for Toosii and South Coast Music Group!!!”
ABOUT POETIC PAIN
HotNewHipHop said, “Toosii and Summer Walker make a great team on ‘Love Cycle’ a perfect song for a mood playlist.” “Love Cycle” (with Summer Walker) is from Toosii’s new project, Poetic Pain. Poetic Pain debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 chart and has crossed 50K US adjusted sales. Download /stream Poetic Pain HERE. Today’s video is the latest in a series of recent clips to accompany tracks from Poetic Pain, including “Sinners Prayer,” “Right Now” and “Poetic Pain.”
Poetic Pain further reveals the 20-year-old’s gift for matching introspective lyrics with unforgettable hooks. It is the follow-up to Platinum Heart, which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart and launched Toosii into the top 10 of Rolling Stone’s Breakthrough 25 chart. Toosii has amassed over 250 million combined global streams in 2020 alone.
Born in Syracuse, NY, and raised in Raleigh, NC, Toosii has won acclaim for his poignant, melodic flow and autobiographical storytelling. A compelling live performer, Toosii has supported such artists as DaBaby, Summer Walker, Polo G, Moneybagg Yo, Money Man, NBA Young Boy, Yung Bleu, City Girls and more.