TNT

TNT

BandHip HopR&B

Biography

Meet Texaz, Twelve, and E-Man, who the world calls T.N.T meaning Three Naturally Talented. Their music speaks for itself. In a sea of cliché songs and one hit wonders in today’s hip hop industry, T.N.T has dedicated themselves to their craft being musicians, writers, composers, dancers, singers, rappers, and more. This team of three has a production company named Certified Hitz Factory Productions (www.CHFProductions.com) that is making its entrance have produced tracks for major artists such as G-Spot Boyz (Swagg Team/Jive Records). TNT not having it easy growing up, Twelve (Andrea Cole), Texaz (Jeffery Carson), and E-Man (Jeffery Carson), used whatever they could to create music. They have always had family and friends support as they played instruments and performed in talent shows throughout school learning different aspects of music. Twelve turned to rapping and singing in the tenth grade and started making beats for friends and family with only a Casio keyboard he bought for Christmas. He then teamed up with his younger cousin Jeffery Carson Jr. (Texaz), who was also musically inclined as he was, and formed YTB (Young Texas Boyz). They started out with home production software and equipment that Twelve’s dad bought them to start out with, such as Fruity Loops, Cakewalk, computer, mics, and mixers. They recorded every chance they got making at least ten songs a day, sounding good or bad, just to better themselves. They also joined numerous music groups after high school which eventually had their ups and down. But it always ended up just being Twelve and Texaz. That’s when they decided to take their music to another level and just left it as just Texaz and Twelve and called themselves T.N.T ( TEXAZ AND TWELVE) which grew on to people as their musical talents spread. Also being producers, they've competed with numerous producers beat battles which also gave them buzz in the streets. They began making music their number one priority recording every chance they got at different studios in their city where they ended up coming across and old school friend Emmanuel Harris (E-man) who had been pursuing his solo career. They ended up collaborating on some songs and the vibe went smooth. They all contributed to each song to like a puzzle to create music which caught the ears of many Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana DJs. So they decided that it was time the three of them created a group which became known as T.N.T (Three Naturally Talented) with a powerful meaning behind it.