TOOSII UNVEILS OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “FAVORITE SONG,” HIS FIRST BILLBOARD HOT 100
Toosii shared the bittersweet official video for his new hit single, “Favorite Song.” Directed by Damien Sandoval (Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, Anitta, Missy Elliott) for Happy I’m Sad production company, the video opens with Toosii alone in a massive, majestic theater after a show. As he performs “Favorite Song” in the empty room, a tender, emotional love story unfolds about a couple and the last days they spent together. The video, which was shot in downtown Los Angeles.
With “Favorite Song,” Toosii has achieved a new career milestone. Billboard observed, “Toosii has maintained a steady presence on Billboard’s charts over the past three years, but now he’s officially a Billboard Hot 100 hitmaker…” In its second week on the Hot 100, “Favorite Song” climbed into the top 50. Following its release by South Coast Music Group/Capitol Records, the track placed number 1 on Apple Music’s Hip-Hop chart, within the top 10 of Apple Music’s overall Top 100, and the top 10 of Spotify’s Viral 50 – USA.
Earlier this month, Toosii kicked off – and concluded – his incredible Rolling Loud California set with his first performances of “Favorite Song.” In his interview for the Rolling Loud Livestream, he spoke with YesJulz and Drea Jackson about the track.
Complex hailed Toosii as “One of music’s brightest stars” and Teen Vogue said, “if you’re not in his orbit yet, you need to tap in.”
After closing out 2022 with Boys Don’t Cry: Men Do (Deluxe), which shot to #1 on Apple Music’s R&B Chart, and the direct support slot on Rod Wave’s Beautiful Mind arena tour, Toosii kicked off 2023 with “Magic Potion,” which was singled out as one of the week’s most notable new songs by XXL Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan and others upon its release.
Hailing him as one of the artists “you should keep on your radar,” Ebony noted, “[Toosii] shows a vulnerability in his music which he embraces wholeheartedly.” VIBE observed, “[Toosii] has never shied away from his feelings, and promotes how strong it makes a man to embrace them… [Toosii] has an innate ability to capture his personal experiences in a way that makes them sound like specific situations everyone has endured.”
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