TobyMac is known as a Christian hip hop artist, music producer, and author. He is most famous for having 20 solo singles on Billboard's Christian Songs list.
Toby McKeehan was born on October 22, 1964 in Fairfax, Virginia. In 1987, Toby shaped DC Talk with Michael Tait at Liberty University. He and Tait released Christian Rhymes to a Rhythm in 1988 with their friend, Kevin Max Smith. After they released their first collection in 1989, DC Talk, the three set out on tour.
DC Talk released their first gold collection, Nu Thang in 1990. After the Nu Thang tour, they recorded their first platinum collection, Free At Last. They were welcomed to play on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Arsenio Hall Show, getting great consideration and attention. They released their first single for their next collection, which immediately turned into a hit single. Jesus Freak, the collection, which they released in 1995, went multi-platinum and prompted the amazingly well known Jesus Freak World Tour.
They eventually released the visit tour, Welcome to the Freakshow. "Between You and Me" came to No. 29 on the Hot 100 of 1996. The tour finished in accomplishment in time for Supernatural, which would be their last collection. The collection would sell platinum.
TobyMac released his first independent solo collection in 2001, titled Momentum. McKeehan created and recorded the tune "Outrageous Days" for the 2001 Truth Builder Productions film Extreme Days, which was featured on the Momentum collection. The melody "Extraordinary Days" was utilized in the motion picture Hangman's Curse, based on the prominent book by Frank Peretti. His tune "Kick This Party Off" was featured on an episode of the TV show Roswell.
TobyMac and his better half Amanda Levy McKeehan were married in 1994. Amanda originates from Jamaica and is the little girl of Judy and Robert Levy, of Jamaica Broilers' fame distinction. He and his better half, Amanda McKeehan had a group of five children, including adopted twins.
In October 2019, the Christian rapper TobyMac's 21-year-old child Truett Foster McKeehan passed away all of a sudden at their Nashville home. The hopeful rapper had teamed up with his father on tracks. A rep for the family said Truett passed away at home. The reason for death has not been resolved yet the Davidson County Medical Examiner's office.TobyMac left during the middle of his week-long tour in Canada as sad news on the disaster broke to be with his better half and children. Fans were advised the Grammy victor needed to drop from the concert because of a family crisis.
Last Modified: Oct 10, 2021