Tazer (musician)

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Tazer
Born (1993-10-29) 29 October 1993 (age 26)
Nigeria
Genreshouse, garage, UK funky, deep house, Hip hop
Occupation(s)Producer, Radio DJ, DJ
Years active2014–present
LabelsSony Music Black Butter
Associated actsTink
Websitetazerofficial.com

Tomi Adenlé, better known as Tazer is a DJ, record producer, re-mixer and composer from Oxford, England.[1]

Biography[edit]

Tazer is an Oxford-raised, London-based artist and DJ. He started out in 2014 with a string of releases on various house music labels including Recess Recordings and Black Butter Records.[2] In 2015, Tazer was eventually signed to Black Butter Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music.

In 2015, Tazer released "Wet Dollars".[3] The song featured a sample from The Notorious B.I.G and the vocals of XXL's 2015 freshman class rapper and singer, Tink. It was released in August of that year[4] The song was also accompanied with a music video set in New York City which debut on MTV a week later.[5] A Wet Dollars remix EP was also released featuring Remixes from Redlight, Melé, MSCLS and Zeds Dead.[6]

He has also remixed artists such as Crookers, Ellie Goulding and Maverick Sabre[7]

In November 2015, Tazer also released the video for his planned second single "Vibrate". The song made it to Number 1 on BBC Radio 1's official dance chart[8] as well as being added to the playlist of BBC Radio 1Xtra. It was planned for a 2016 debut but was never released.

In 2017, Tazer's second single, "Rave Slave" was released via Beatport through Tough Love's label Get Twisted Records.[9]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Year EP
2015 Wet Dollars, The Remixes
  • Released: 7 August 2015
  • Label: Black Butter Records
  • Format: Digital Download

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
UK
[10]
2015 "Wet Dollars" (featuring Tink) 30 Think Tink (US Only)
2016 "Vibrate"
2017 "Rave Slave" N/A Rave Slave EP
2017 "LowKey Groove" N/A Rave Slave EP
"—" denotes singles that were not released.

Remixes[edit]

Year Title Artist
2014 "Flashlight" DJ Fresh
(featuring Ellie Goulding)
"Leh Go" Jus Now
(featuring Blaxx)
"Who Wants It?" Louie Anderson
2015 "My City" George The Poet
"I Just Can't" Crookers
(featuring Jeremih)
"Colours" Tom Shortez
(featuring Lucy Love)
"Preach" M.O
"Alone No More" Phillip George
"Say Nada" Shakka
2016 "Pumping" IV Rox
(featuring Sneakbo)
"Faded" Alan Walker
2017 "Wonderland" MAAD
Addison Lee Not3s
2018 "Just A Little Crush" Malia Civetz
"Emotions" Astrid S
2019 “Bruised Not Broken” Matoma, MNEK, Kiana Ledé

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carter, Grace. "New Talent – Tazer". Petrieinventory.com. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ Adenle, Tomi. "Black Butter Records release discography at Black Butter Records". Blackbutterrecords.com. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Tazer & Tink Bring Back The Shuffle With "Wet Dollars" Video". Complex UK. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Watch Tink and Tazer spending 'Wet Dollars'". Mixmag. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Wet Dollars [Explicit] | MTV UK". MTV. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Tazer x Tink – Wet Dollars (Zeds Dead Remix) : Melodic House / Future Bass". this song is sick. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  7. ^ "Premiere: Tazer Adds Some Low-End Grit To SoulCircuit's "Rolling With Me"". Complex UK. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  8. ^ "BBC Radio 1's Official Dance Chart". BBC. 8 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Premiere: Club Destroyer Tazer Returns With New 'Rave Slave' EP". Complex Magazine.
  10. ^ "United Kingdom Charts: UK Singles & Albums Top 100". The Official Charts. Retrieved 27 January 2015.

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