Monday, May 09, 2005
Gospel News: Tonex Hits the Big Screen “XXX: State Union Movie
Producer, songwriter, actor, and Jive/Verity Records recording artist, Tonex, has music being featured in the current sequel to the action packed blockbuster ´XXX: State Of The Union ´ starring Ice Cube and Samuel L Jackson.

The movie features over a minute of a remake of Tonex´s 1997 classic tune called ´The Good Song´ from the critically acclaimed debut album, Pronounced Toe-Nay. The full-length version of the song can also be found on the soundtrack to the movie in stores now.

Tonex’s music has been featured on previous films and soundtracks such as “Off We Go” on Sony Pictures J-LO /Ben Afleck Film ´GIGLI´, ´Cry No More´ on the HBO Film “PRISON SONG” starring Q-Tip & Mary J. Blige and a theme song on UPN/Paramount Pictures “ONE ON ONE”. He has also been seen on various BET programs, TBN, NBC, CBS, ABC, Motown Live, Hollywood Access, BET Style, TV One, Soul Train, and Showtime at the Apollo. Additionally, he has appeared in publications such as Billboard , USA Today, Ebony, Jet, Right On, Black Girl, Vibe, Sister 2 Sister, Jet, Upscale, Essence, Entertainment Weekly, and Black Beat Magazine.

The artist extraordinaire has shared the stage with numerous other phenomenal artists such as Patti LaBelle, Shiela E, Brandy, Boyz II Men, Missy Elliott, 50 Cent, Jay Z, and Beyonce. Tonex’s most recently recorded album entitled, “Out the Box” received a Grammy nomination and six 2005 Stellar Awards. It has also garnered #1 status on the Billboard Top 40 Gospel chart, #5 on the Contemporary Christian Chart and also appeared on Billboard’s Top 200 and Top R&B Chart.

Tonex is a multi-talent artist and actor reaching new dimensions. He is the next upcoming artist to hit mainstream. Stay tuned for his next break in film!
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