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Malik Cruise
Birth name Malik Barnes Cruise IV
Also known as Toone
Born (1992-11-05) November 5, 1992 (age 25)
Origin Johannesburg
Genres R&B, pop, hip hop, dance
Occupation(s) rapper, singer, songwriter, producer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard
Years active 2005–present
Labels Virtuoso Vision (in a division of Sony Music Entertainment) (2013-present)
Associated acts Prime Courtesy, AKA, Rethabile Khumalo, Mike Claris

Malik Barnes Cruise IV (born November 5, 1992 in Polokwane) simply known as Malik Cruise and Toone is a South Africa's recording artist, rapper, singer, songwriter, and a producer who's contributing his talent and skills of composing music and writing songs for other artists in the underground and commercial music scene.

Music Career[edit]

In 2007 Malik Cruise got himself into the underground music scene and since then he has worked his way up by being the most featured artist and the underground recommended and approved artist, and also by being the underground artist who have more than 100 songs from mixtapes like Retailed (2009) with a hit "Now I Can" fused from the american rapper/ recording artist Lil Wayne's hit single Go D.J., Eclipse (2011) with a hit "It's Okay" a re-write of It's Okay by G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean and Property Of November (2013) with hits like "What I Do" and "Signs" (Featuring Rethabile Khumalo). Malik Cruise has contributed his talent and make a feature in many underground artists songs around South Africa, He has appeared in songs like Jizzly Jae - "Sex Details", Yukzen - "Let Them Talk" (Remake of Meek Mill & Big Sean - Burn, T.E.G - "Scared Money", Prime Courtesy - "Now Or Never", Koleps - "Girls & Guitars" and many more. Aside Malik being a rapper and R&B singer, he has appeared in some several different music genre songs like dance whereby he did a dance version of his song entitled "Sex" from the mixtape Property Of November and transform it into a Kalawa Jazmee's DJ Mlu - "Follow Me". Malik Cruise is now currently working on his new and upcoming mixtape entitled "Back Then To Now".


Albums/ Mixtapes[edit]

  • Retailed (2009)
  • "Eclipse" (2011)
  • "Property Of November" (2013)
  • "Back Then To Now" (2015)


  • "Now I Can"
  • "It's Okay"
  • "What I Do"
  • "Signs" featuring Rethabile Khumalo
  • "Bottom Line" featuring Mike Claris
  • "Celebrate"
  • "My City (We On)" featuring Gee-Kay

Featured Singles[edit]

  • Jizzly Jae - "Sex Details"
  • Yukzen - "Let Them Talk"
  • T.E.G - "Scared Money"
  • Prime Courtesy - "Now Or Never"
  • Koleps - "Girls & Guitars"