“ToBy’s vibe is so real and relatable I can’t help but get sucked into his poetically poignant world. It’s a moody and melancholy production but the vocals oscillate between resigned despair and visceral angst.”– Nest HQ
-ToBy- is the musical alias of, Reggie Baril, a multimedia artist from Miami and member of the BARIKUDAxDEATHWISH rap crew. He graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Theatre and various collegiate level awards and nominations for his acting, playwriting, and directing.
ToBy began in high school during his junior year where he recorded tracks for fun with his soon to be Grammy nominated producer friends, SMLE
In 2016 his music video "Gold", produced by Los Angeles producer CRAY and directed by Andrew Garcia, caught the attention of ZYON MGMT, home to the award winning musical pioneer, Aleksander Vinter (Savant, Datakrash, Blanco).
ToBy followed this effort with The KUDA Live Band assisted El Prado Blvd https://open.spotify.com/album/02os3Si3yL7ftu62AJD05b?si=t3V27OgRSHO0_2kcxu1xCA.
In Feb 2018, ToBySeason Vol. 1 produced by Datakrash dropped and ToBy was selected as an official A3C performing artist by his fans.