Austine Baloyi is popularly known and addressed as Tyler ICU. He is one of South Africa’s best musicians and record producers who have worked for top artists like Cassper Nyovest as a producer for his hit song “Good for That”. He has also collaborated with top names in the likes of DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small. He is as of today signed with Maphorisa’s Blaqboy Music.
Biography of Tyler ICU
Tyler was born in a popular town called Tembisa in Kempton Park Johannesburg, South Africa. He spent most of his life in Johannesburg where he schooled and first began making beats from the age of 10. He went into making beats and producing professionally at the age of 15 and from then until now, he has been active in the industry establishing himself as one of the best producers in the country.
His long for making beats which began at a very tender age has brought him very far. His interest in making beats was inspired by American hip hop producer Dr. Dre after he listened to his first debut studio album that was released on December 15, 1992, by his own record label Death Row Records. For him, Dr. Dre is a magician and all he just wants is to replicate what Dre is doing in America right there in South Africa and also globally.
In one of his statements during an interview, he said “I developed the love for music when I was 10 years old; I got my first computer which I used to explore beats. At 15 it became more of a profession as I had developed more passion for making beats.”
Since it was his passion, it became a lot easier for him to make amazing beats seamlessly and his work attracted several names, and with it, came recognition in the industry.
The Maestro has gone on to make several hit songs and beats for the likes of Riky Rick, King Monada, Madumane, Shasha, Kabza De Small, and DJ Maphorisa. And his biggest dream is to work with some foreign artists like Drake and also Kendrick Lamar. His contract with DJ Maphorisa has seen him improve himself and his skills. To him, it is a very good experience and opportunity to learn more from the prestigious DJ Mophorisa.
His recent job with Casper on the song “Good for That” came after he signed under DJ Maphorisa. According to him, DJ Maphorisa asked Cassper to come over to the studio to do some songs for a project.
Tyler’s career has been great so far, and he has laid a road map for many other upcoming artists or producers in the industry. The producer and singer is not shutting the doors for any type of music given that he is gifted and talented to deliver.
He is the Mastermind behind these hit songs listed below
- Kyl – Red Forest
- What it is – Lucas Raps, Riky Rick, and Cheng Cello Featured by Dr. Pepper
- Mas Musiq – Made with Love
- Lerato Fela – King Monada, Madumane and Shasha
- Shasha – Emazulwini
- Cassper Nyovest – Good for That
- Fire Fire – Vyno Miller and DJ Maphorisa
- Amapiano Effect – Thabzin and Major League
- Scorpion Kings Live – Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa
Tyler has produced some hit songs of his own and he is on track to wow his fans this year with more projects that promise to keep everyone at the tip of their sit. Ever since he picked interest to produce and make beats, he has been committed and consistent in creating magic in the studio. He has not to stop amazing and entertaining his fans with his talents and skills.
- Amapiano Effect
- Money Heist
Tyler ICU Hit Songs
- With this Love
- Bella Ciao
Tyler’s profile summary
- Full name: Austine Baloyi
- Nickname: Tyler ICU
- Date of birth: No Data
- Nationality: South African
- Age: No Data
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Place of birth: Tembisa in Kempton Park Johannesburg, South Africa
- Famous as: Musician and Producer
- Height: He is 6 feet and 2 inches (188 cm)
- Parents: No Data
- Siblings: No Data
Net Worth of Tyler ICU
The South African musician and producer net worth 2021, is estimated at $150k. He has definitely earned a lot of money over the years from the sales of his albums, his work with artists, and different shows plus deals.