If you know anything about gospel music the name Tonex will strike a chord. In 2004 he took the gospel world by storm when he released his Grammy nominated album Out The Box. Not only was it number one on the gospel charts, it also made a mark on the Top R&B charts.
While Tonex, the artist was at the pinnacle of his career, Anthony Williams – the man -was facing controversy and turbulence.
In 2004, Tonex’s father passed away of a heart attack and then assumed the pastoral duties of his church.
“I was more of a skittish person then because I was torn between career and, and calling. And that’s the plight of many people who love God — have a calling to do something between the construct of the church and religion,” Tonex said.
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