Tony T. fka. R.I.O.

Neal Antone Dyer better known by the stage name Tony T. is a British singer, rapper and DJ of Jamaican origin, best known as the frontman of German dance music projects Beat System in the 90’s and R.I.O. that started early 2008. His best known hit with R.I.O. was „Shine On“  and „Turn This Club Around“.

Born from Jamaican parents, he resided early on in Brooklyn where he started DJing. He moved to Germany in 1986 where he worked as a resident DJ in a club close by.

Tony T. left the R.I.O. project in 2012 to launch a solo career. His first solo releaser was “Way to Rio”. He was featured in “Everybody” from Mike Candys also featuring Evelyn. He also had collaborations such as with Darius & Finlay in “Phenomenon” and with Soulwash featured in “No Games”.

In 2013, he was featured in the hit “Want U Now” by Ardian Bujupi, a finalist in the German music competition „Deutschland sucht den Superstar“ and in “Beautiful Life” by Sasha Lopez also featuring Big Ali.  also with Akon & florider.

Since 2008 – 2023 Tony has been actively been on tour and has performed in over 60 countries around the world. His live performance is an energetic mix of hit songs and fresh material suited to move any crowed regardless of age, gender or religion.