Singer and Songwriter from Atlanta GA I have had my music placed on several networks such as VH1, MTV, Vice & UFC, Freeform and other Viacom owned Networks. I've worked with notable producers, writers and music executives I specialize in R&B Pop HipHop and Afrobeats Feel free to reach out if you need me for your project! Lets work!
Singer and Songwriter from Atlanta GA
Specializing in Full Songs, Hooks and Production
for R&B HipHop Afrobeat and Pop
Worked with producers who have worked with Jidenna, Mr Eazi, Daramola, Jadakiss, Fabolous Trey Songz and Kid Cudi.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
6 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Tolu Ade
I really enjoyed working with Tolu !
Tolu? Definitely professional. He works faster than I could keep up. Some of my team want me to push this song to the front as priority. He exceeds in EXCELLENCE! Thank you so much, Tolu!
Tolu is very polite and efficient. He delivered a hook that even the younger generation loves.
I'd highly recommend Tolu. Working with him was a great experience. He is professional and extremely talented. Took my song to the next level for sure.
Quality vocalist, excellent to work with.
Great experience working with Tolu. Quick response and got the song back to me faster than I expected and it came out great. Makes quick changes and is flexible.
Interview with Tolu Ade
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are you looking to accomplish with your project? What is your overall goal after completing the project?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: There is none. create! create! create!
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I feel like I bring a certain vibe and energy to a song that is universal that everyone can understand and relate to.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: The most common work I do is hooks and full songs that are hiphop R&B or afrobeat related
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I would say producers such Pharrell, Hitboy, Jay Z, Wizkid, Davido, Chris Brown just a name a few.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have simple set up Rode NTA2 Condenser Mic with Duet DIW Interfact and Rokit 5 Output speakers
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually take a listen to the beat or instrumental and vibe out come with concepts and ideas. The melody usually comes about during this process and the creativity just flow from there.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I believe my strongest skill is being to learn how to create or even mesh genres in songs and just overall learning and absorbing from other creatives
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on HipHop and R&B Songs as well as Afrobeats.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: I would say always stay true to yourself if it doesnt feel right musically or you feel something is off go with your gut feeling and make changes there is nothing wrong with going back to the drawing board
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would like to work with Travis Scott and Kanye just because their energy is unmatched when it comes to production and music and plus I feel like I would learn alot.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I would describe my style as mesh of afrobeats and hiphop with moments of R&B.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Ive been professionally recording since I was 15, interned at Island Def Jam and got the see behind the scenes Ive worked on projects for Disney, Freeform, MTV VH1 and just enjoy and love the after product and creation process of creating.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My studio equipment, which probably like 4 right there and some food for munchies lol.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Just be clear and open about what is needed and I'll try my best to make the process fun but also deliver a great product in the end.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How do meet deadlines? I work to best of my ability and try to complete the work done as soon as possible so that edits and additional add ons can be made if necessary.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love meeting new people and connecting with other creatives because there is always an opportunity to learn and grow
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to deliver quality work in a timely fashion that you will love!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: At the moment no but looking forward to connecting with new creatives!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Working on a Afrobeats Catalog at the moment as well as HipHop
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I particularly proud of working on the Jadakiss project T5DOA because I grew up listening to Jadakiss and was a huge fan and being able to be on the project was a huge blessing and shock!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Ehh this is hard just because it depends on the environment in which your recording. These days im digital just cause I can take my work on the go.