DBLACK: The hardest working DJ
Brand Name: DJBlack aka Toontoom
Brand Profile: Futuristic, young creative, crowd puller, crowd motivator, hot,
talented, great Voice Over artist, a good actor, creative copywriter and writer
• To be an Authority and synonymous with good music in Ghana
and Africa,offering quality entertainment in all dimensions that
will leave a lastng impression forever.
DJ BLACK - THE HISTORY
Kwadwo Ampofo aka DJ Blackaka Toontoom started to DJ in 1993 in Ofori Panin High School,
He joined the elite DJCrew, Prime Cut in 1995 along side veteran DJS like AzigizaJnr,
DJMagicSam, DJ Rab, DJ Kakra, DJ Kofi, Da Woodeman, etc.
1997 - DJ Black manages Dope Rhyme Studios in Nima cementing his clench on hiphop
and growing the new movement HIPLIFE working with early Hiplifers VIP, Bukbak,
Obrafuo, Reggie rockstone.
1997 – DJ Black joins Radio Univers giving birth to SPACE JAM which is still airing
2000 – Manages KRUSH GROOVE mentoring DJs E-double, Nii Ayi, DJ Master J
2001 - DJ Black wins the Rothman's West African DJ Championship and releases
the first Ghanaian mixtape, TOONTOOM MIVOL 1 the following year.
Quickly Jumping on technology, he has released the Afrohopseries of mixtapes, Ghana
ClubBangerz series, etc.
He has also hosted Coptic's Blackstarline mixtape with LeeKasumba of South Africa
and appeared on the’y3 fr3me Ritchy Pitch’album
DJ Black on JOYFM in Accra, Ghana is something else on radio; the Weekend Warmer keeps
a mature audience entertained whilst the OPENHOUSE PARTY on Saturdays keeps the
Youth informed with current music and trends.
DJ Black hosts Events, Concerts, Album Launches, Tours, Clubs, Mixtapes, etc.
and is the voice of the Youth in Ghana. DJ Black is the first and only Ghanaian judge
to be chosen for the first ever emcee battle in Africa.
Mr Black has made appearances at Boomerang, DejaVu night club, Liberia, Moloko (now
Hush),Johannesburg, Citizen Kofi
DJ Black founded Blaqbone Interna>onal together with partners Schwarz
Bless'on (RadioCardiff) and NortseA. Amarteifio and has helped put ar>stes and DJs such
as Dretonio, Philo, OkraTom, E--dBle, the blacksquad DJS, Ghana Djz etc
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DJ BLACK BRAND PERSONA, ACHIEVEMENTS AND CREDITS With a rich musical background
and experience, DJ Black’s trade mark rich Sonorous voice and ability to move the crowd
sets him apart from the rest. He can entertain all age groups and demographics.
www.toontoom.com is fast growing and has over 150,000 hits a month
www.djblack.podomatic.com has over 94,310 hits
@djblack on twifer has 18773 followers
Facebook has 40,569 likes.
•2011 Best radio DJ
•2010 no 2 rated African radio DJ
•2009 Interna>onal Redcarpet award winner
•2001 West Africa Rothmans DJ champ
•Official Smirnoff Brand Ambassador for2012/2013
•Official woodin Brand Ambassador
•2012 IRF ON – AIR Award winner(ChaleFM) at Zurich
Judge – BETawards, MTV and channel O, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Ghana’s only DJ to play in BigBrother Amplified back to back in 2011.