Born Anthony Charles Williams II in San Diego, California, B. SLADE™ (formerly known as TONEX™) [later stylized as TON3X™] has released several hundred songs on 24 albums over a span of 14 years, while producing several others for both gospel and secular artists.
He has won 7 Stellar Awards, a GMA Award, and received 2 Grammy nominations: one for Best Soul Gospel Album for his 2004 gold album, Out The Box and another in 2009 for Best Urban/Soul Alternative Performance for his single, Blend, from his 2009 mainstream album, “Unspoken”.
On January 28, 2011, B.SLADE™ released the following statement on his official website:
To welcome in 2011, B.Slade is currently in a MAJOR career transition and wishes to thank everyone for their support and interest. Summer of 2011 will reveal exciting news & information. As of now B.Slade is focusing on his acting career & international securities. STAY TUNED