January 30th, 2010

Tony T

In Washington, D.C., the unsung heroes of music are those with the soulful voices of R&B. tonyIn a culture of alternative music, these artists are often drowned out by the heavy percussion beats of Go-Go or outspoken by the newly emerging Rap and Hip-Hop artists. It is within those soulful sounds and meaningful lyrics that you find Anthony ‘Tony T’ McIver.

Tony T was born and raised in Washington, D.C. While in school Tony T participated in various choirs as well as played the piano and tuba in the band. Motivated by R&B legends who sang about real love and heartache, Tony T brings the same genuine and expressive lyrics and melodies to today’s generation.

Since relocating to Tallahassee, Florida for college Tony T has joined the Taliband, a band formed by D.C. natives that attend Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. Their love for Go-Go music inspired them to bring a revamped style of music, which includes a heavy percussion beat mixed in with Tony T’s smooth high tenor voice.

Vocal Influences:

Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, John Legend Maxwell and The Stylistics.

On the Scene:

Tony T can currently be seen at various clubs in Washington, D.C., as well and performing with the Taliband in Tallahassee, FL.

For Your Listening Pleasure:


For more information about shows and booking contact:

About the Author

Lynn McFail
Lynn was born and bred in Arlington, Virginia which is five minutes outside of the Nation’s Capital. Much like the artists she writes about, 22 year old Lynn McFail is also On the Rise.



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    First of all I can’t hear nothing he’s saying maybe its my speakers I don’t know, second of all are those the only two songs he has?? To me from what I’m “seeing and hearing” He hasnt put in much work maybe I’m wrong, like I said from what I’m “seeing and hearing” mmm hmm u get . Just my opinion don’t knock me cause of what I’m just “seeing and hearing”…WOW if yall doing it like this can I introduce yall to some people I feel is really doing it??

    I don’t knock nobodies hustle keep doing your thing bruh, you got on here for some reason…hmmmm smh

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