Kwadwo Ampofo a.k.a. DJ Black aka Toontoom started to DJ in 1993 in Ofori Panin HighSchool, He joined the elite DJ Crew,Prime Cut in 1995 alongside veteran DJS like Azigiza Jnr, DJ Magic Sam ,DJ Rab, DJ Kakra, DJ Kofi ,Da Woodeman, etc.
1997-‐DJ Black manages Dope Rhyme Studios in Nima cemen>ng his clench on hiphop and growing the new movement HIPLIFE working with early Hiplifers VIP, Bukbak, Obrafuo, Reggie rockstone. 1997 –DJ Black joins Radio Univers giving birth to SPACE JAM, which is still airing today. 2000 – Manages KRUSH GROOVE mentoring DJs E-‐ double, Nii Ayi, DJ Master J 2001-‐ DJ Black wins the Rothman's West African DJ Championship and releases the first Ghanaian mixtape, TOONTOOM MIX VOL 1 the following year. Quickly Jumping on technology, he has released the Afrohop series of mixtapes, Ghana Club Bangerz series,etc.
He has also hosted Coptic's Blackstarline mixtape with Lee Kasumba of South Africa and appeared on the’ Y3 fr3me Ritchy Pitch’ album With a rich musical background and experience, DJ Black’s trade mark rich Sonorous voice and ability to move the crowd sets him apart from the rest. He can entertain all age groups and demographics.
2013 -African Global DJ Awards 3X Nominee 2013- Best Ghana DJ,Best Male radio DJ,Best Event DJ •2011 Best radio DJ •2010 no 2 rated African radio DJ •2009 International Red carpet award winner •2001 West Africa Rothmans DJ Champ
• Official Smirnoff Brand Ambassador for 2012/2013 •Official Woodin Brand Ambassador 2012 • 2012 IRF ON –AIR Award winner (Chale FM) at Zurich udge – BET awards, MTV and channel O, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 • Ghana’s only DJ to play in Big Brother Amplified back to back in 2011 in the house and at the finale • Headline DJ for Ghana Rocks Concerts in 2011,2010,2009 • Performed alongside DJ Waxxy,etc at Moloko night club(RSA) in 2008,2009 and at Fashion TV during the 2010 world cup • Represented Ghana in Hiphop Outernational ft Ghana, France and Germany • Performed at Motorola parties in 2007 • DJ and organizer for Channel O emcee Africa in Ghana in 2007 • Performed at Emcee Africa finale in 2007 in RSA • Host and DJ for Ghana Music awards in 2008,2009,2010,2011,2012 • Official Ghana DJ for Channel O • DJ for Launch of Lord Kenya’s ‘Medo’ album • Official DJ for Launch of VIP’s debut album at Secaps • Official DJ for Rhian Benson album launch at Citizen Kofi • Official DJ for Malta Guinness street dance 2009 • Official host DJ for Ghana vs. Naija 2011, 2012 • Host DJ and performed alongside Akon, Busta Rhymes, Wayne Wonder, Shaggy, BoyzIIMen, Fabolous, Ludacris concerts • Performed with FOKN Bois and Just a Band, Soul Squad at the International Jazz Festival at Nijmegen and Moers in 2012
DJ Black has partnered with artistes to promote talent and skill through the DJBlack cyphers, mixtapes and foundation. Mutichoice Ghana has picked DJBlack as an icon to push its promotions and events. In addition to various events and corporate functions, DJ Black has written award-‐winning adverts and produced several voice –overs and Jingles for various events on the continent.
With such credits and credentials, DJ Black is the ideal and reliable brand name and partner for your brand to reach out to, when it comes to success and satisfaction to target consumers. If it’s a positive brand association ...DJ Black aka Mr. Toontoom the crowd motivator is THE ONE!!