Indy Spotlight: Tj Hookz

Tj Hookz is a new indy artist who is focusing hard on chasing his dreams. Like all artist’s, he is just trying to get known. 

Get to know more about him below


Explain who you are for those who don’t know
My name is Tj Hookz and I am the CEO of Haven Team Studios (HTS)
I am also a current member of an independent label by the name of Thin Air Music (TA)

How did you come up with your name?
TJ is just my initials Todd James
And Hookz is actually a nick name given to me by my older Bobby, I was in about 7th or 8th grade and I was always playing hooky

Where are you from?
Chicago suburbs

Whats it like growing up where your from?
The suburbs are not always what they are cracked up to be we do have gun violence,
Drugs, and even the police be on bullshit
Trust me it ain’t no picnic over here

How did you get into music?

It all started back In 2005
I heard a punk band by the name of GreenDay
And right then and there made up my mind that I wanted to play electric bass as some time passed I wanted to branch out so I went on To learn other instruments (guitar & drums)
The transition to hip hop came when a long time friend hooked up with my ex girlfriend I made a diss track but from that one funny track I found my passion

What makes you different than other artists

I would have to say my voice, for the fact of my voice is very unique and gets people’s attention

What are you currently working on
I am currently working on my 3rd project but my 1st mixtape titled “The Third Chapter”
That is fully produced by my day zero MG Nightmare other wise known as NightmareSoundz

Anything you would like to say?
I’d like to shout out to the people that have shown me love and support MGNightmare,SHI KYD ,Milli,Two-Bit and Azzmatik a big shout out to Darlene and Nick from Xeonlive you guys always keep me performing and keep me hyped to make music so for that I thank you. But I have saved the best for last A big shout out to my boi, my cousin , my mentor , my friend , my Guardian angel Dionte Harmon #DDWorld #LongLiveDD we love and miss you down here

My latest project (The TJ Hookz EP): https://mobile.datpiff.com/tape/802176
SoundCloud link: https://m.soundcloud.com/haventeam159
Instagram, twitter, and Facebook : @TheOnlyTJHookz


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *