Toosii’s real name is Nau’Jour Lazier Grainger. He is a 24-year-old American rapper and singer. He is widely known for his TikTok-viral song “Favorite Song”, and his debut studio album, Poetic Pain (released in 2020), which peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200.
Toosii is originally from Syracuse, New York, where he was born but he spent the better part of his early life in Raleigh, North Carolina, and this is where he nurtured his art as a rapper.
Having discovered his musical talents at a young age, Toosii has been determined to leave a mark in the music industry and has since become a popular rap artist with several hit songs. He is famous for his hit songs such as Love Cycle, Red Light, Love is.. and others. Here is a read on all you need to know about the South Coast Music Group’s breakout superstar.
Summary of Toosii’s Biography
- Full Name: Nau’Jour Lazier Grainger,
- Nickname: Toosii
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: 9 January 2000
- Toosii’s Age: 24 Years Old
- Ethnicity: African- American
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Religion: Christian
- Marital Status: Single
- Toosii’s Children: Ezrah (son)
- Toosii’s Height in Inches: 5 feet and 8 inches
- Toosii’s Height in Centimetres: 176 cm
- Toosii’s Weight: 64kg
- Body Measurements in Centimetres: 176cm
- Toosii’s Net worth: $700,000 – $1,000,000 estimated.
- Famous for: Hip hop music, Trap music, Alternative R&B, Hip-Hop/Rap
- Toosii’s Instagram: toosii 2x (@toosii)
- Twitter: @toosii2x
- Facebook: Toosii
What is Toosii’s Real Name?
Toosii was named Nau’Jour Grainger when he was born on January 9, 2000, in Syracuse, New York, United States of America. Information on his parents such as their names, occupation, and religion is not known to any source as the artist chose to keep that aspect of his life private. He is African-American and is an American by nationality with his zodiac sign being Capricon.
Toosi is not an only child. He has an elder brother and a sister with who he grew up. He was raised in his birthplace in Syracuse, New York, until his family moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, when he was 13 years old. From the information gathered, the rapper had a tough childhood as his parents were not rich.
In the aspect of his educational background, reports have it that Toosii finished his primary and high school education at a local school, but the name of the school offis not known. He was part of his high school football team while still trying to figure out his career path. He later took his education further by getting enrolled in a local college where he received his diploma.
He Began His Music Career at the Young Age of 16
Toosi first started recording music at the age of 16 after he was inspired by his brother and father. He took up the stage name Toosii which he got from his childhood nickname “Toota”. He began to seriously pursue his musical career in Raleigh and his efforts paid off really well. He made his debut on Spinrilla in November 2016 with the EP titled ‘Blessings’.
This was followed by singles he dropped at different times in the years that followed. In 2019, he signed with the record label South Coast Music Group and went on to get his big break with the release of Red Lights, a single that was streamed over a million times.
In the same year, he released the mixtape ‘Who Dat’, which was closely followed by the 13-track Platinum Heart mixtape on February 7, 2020. The mixtape made it to the number-one spot on the Billboard Heatseekers Album chart.
On September 18, 2020, he released his third mixtape, a South Coast Music Group-affiliated project called ‘Poetic Pain’. His first Capitol Records project, the mixtape made it to number 17 on the Billboard 200.
On September 30, Toosi announced his signing following the release of his official video ‘Love Cycle’ with Summer Walker. At the time of this release, Toosii was credited with 50,000 US-adjusted sales and over 250 million combined global streams in 2020.
On January 11, 2021, the Recording Industry Association of America certified ”Love Cycle as a US Gold single. On May 29, 2020, a deluxe edition of ‘Platinum Heart’ was released. It includes seven more singles among which are ‘Stars’ and ‘Inside Out’.
Toosii has opened for acts such as YoungBoy Never Broke Again, City Girls, and Money Man, to name a few. He has 35K+ SoundCloud followers and 400K+ monthly Spotify listeners. His Instagram and Twitter handles are toosii2x.
Some of his popular songs are Red Light, Love Cycle, Poetic Pain, Sapiosexual, Karma, Right track, You’re Still Mine, Back Together, and many others. He has also collaborated with several artists that have helped his rise in popularity such as DaBaby, Key Glock, Yung Booke, G Herbo, Skeme, Sada Baby, Summer Walker, Latto, Five Foreign, and Hotboii.
Toosii Has A Unique Music Style
Toosii makes different genres of songs. He sings hip-hop music, Trap music, alternative R&B, and Hip-Hop/Rap. He is known for combining melodic sensibility with thoughtful lyrics. His songwriting partners are BRS Kash, Hagan Lange, Luke Clay, and Palaze.
Toosii hopes that his music will inspire the next generation. He aspires to be in a position to support his family and community through his work.
Toosi Has a Broken Heart Tatoo On His Face
The broken heart tattoo on Toosii’s face stands for all the pain and trauma he experienced during his days growing up. It signifies how the experiences left him brokenhearted. Also, the empath tattoo, according to Toosii, alludes to someone who has the paranormal ability to comprehend the emotional character of another. This means that he is able to adapt and can play any role that people need him to play in their lives.
Toosii Is In a Relationship With Social Media Personality Samaria Joyce Davis
The rapper is not all about his music as he also has a love life. Information gathered shows that he is in a relationship with Samaria Joyce Davis who is a social media personality. Toosii’s girlfriend has a popular Instagram account with the username @samariajdavis. She is also popular on TikTok where she has over 60,000 followers. One of her most popular TikTok videos shows her performing onstage at her boyfriend’s concert.
The duo announced that they were expecting their first child together on April 16th, 2022. Two months later (in June 2022), the birth of their son named Ezrah was announced.
Toosii’s Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Toosii is a handsome man with a lively personality. He stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches and weighs approximately 64 kg. He has a good-looking face and an impressive physique which he shows off at any given opportunity.
Going by how ripped his abs are and how often he performs shirtless, there’s no doubt that the rapper works out to keep fit and maintain his body structure. He has black hair and eyes that are a dark brown in color.
What is The Rapper’s Net Worth?
His net worth is estimated to be between $700,000 -$1,000,000. His major source of income is his career as a rapper and singer. The rapper has done well for himself such that fans have already begun to compare him to big names such as Lil Baby and Roddy Ricch.