Forumspotz Meets ‘Toby Grey’


  • Toby Grey

Toby Grey, born Adeyemi Tobiloba Maryam, in Ogun State in 1994, is a Nigerian singer, song writer and performing artiste. Her talent for music was discovered at the age of 16 and a year later in 2011 with heavy influence from Nneka, Asa, Leona Lewis, Ciara, she recorded her first track and has since gone on to record several more with performances at various showcases and events such as the City People Entertainment Awards, Kennis Music Easter Fiesta and More.

Mr Gbolahan of Forumspotz Media Caught up with the fast-rising artiste for an interview which she revealed more about her Career and More About Herself.

Read Full Interview Below:

 Who Is Toby Grey?

– Toby Grey is a singer, song writer and a performing artiste.

Tell Us More About Your Family and Educational Background?

– I’ve got two sisters, I am the first child. My dad is a sales man while
my mum is a journalist. I attended the University of Lagos and bagged my
Bachelor of Arts in French Language. I am from Osun State (ikire precisely).

Where Did You Coin The Name ‘Grey’ From?

– I Picked the color cos it sounded cool, then I gave it a meaning. “Grey
is an intermediate color between black and white..black for me signifies
local or African while white signifies international or foreign…this
means that my music serves as a balance between the two and cuts across
borders “

When Did You Kick Off Your Music Career?

– late 2011

Toby’s Voice Is Nice, Where You Once In A Choir Group?

– Yes I was…in a school fellowship

Where Do You Get Your Inspirations From?

– Everything and everyone .

What Your Best Colour?

– Blue

What Can’t You Leave Your Home Without?

– My phones

One Male Celebrity You Crush On?

– Vector

Wizkid, Davido Or Olamide?

– Wizkid

Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade or Seyi Shay?

– Seyi Shay

Who Are Your Role Models?

– Nneka, Asa, Rihanna.

Is Toby In A Relationship?

– No

How Are You Coping With The Little Fame You’ve Acquired?

– I’m coping normally

How Do You Handle Male Lovers?

– ees God. Lol

How Is Your Latest Works Doing In The Market?

– So far, so good. I thank God

Is Toby Releasing An Album or EP soon?

– An EP, most probably before the end of the year

Who/Who Would You Love To Work With or Feature?

– Rihanna

One Word For Your Fans Out There?

– iloveyousomuch! Thanks for supporting me always ❤️

One Word For Our Blog, Forumspotz?

– You’re doing a great job, keep it up.

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