Founder of Buttasmoove Entertainment – Singer / Songwriter & Producer Dean Anthoni aka Whodini; – may be “Behind The Scenes”, however requires little introduction within the Underground Urban Music Scene. His “Buttasmoove” formula has gained him recognition across the globe and has allowed him to perform alongside established artists such as: The late Amy Winehouse R.I.P., Kano, Jamelia, Ms. Dynamite, J.D. a.k.a. Dready, Black Twang & Bruza.
He also scored a victory at the MTV Base Lounge Open Mic Session, Now at last the nation gets to see and hear Whodini appearing as a solo artist! His career begun as a forefront member of the group “IV Play” since that time, Dean Anthoni has evolved and developed his own identity and unique style. When asked what he plans to achieve he replied “I aim to bring R&B back to its true essence!” Influenced by artists from various genres of music from Hip Hop to Reggae, Dean has recognized that there is a great deal to learn; however that emulation is only the starting point. Through writing & production he has gained a great deal of respect & recognition from R&B/Hip Hop artists worldwide by working with notable artists such as: Estelle, J.D. a.k.a. Dready, Terri Walker, Da Mighty Elementz, Tha Advocate, Emcee, Young Marv, Solo, P Money, Messy, Shawn Emanuel, Rickstar, Reezal, MSI/Asylum, Tippa Irie, Trixta, Simon Pann & more… Due to his credibility within this arena, Whodini shared his talent by working with underground hip hop acts such Estee, D-Moe, & Craiigg who formed part of the Buttasmoove family and feature on tracks from Dean Anthoni’s DEBUT album “Escapism” out now on iTunes aswell as his NEW Mixtape “Behind The Scenes” OUT NOW!
This has led to consistent exposure via radio stations such as: BBC Radio 1-xtra & Choice FM as well as many local radio stations.
It was only natural for Dean to eventually expand is talents to video production, directing Estee’s debut video “Stakz Iz Back”. He also featured on and in Craiigg’s single “Signz Remix feat. Solo & P Money” as well as releasing his own video for the single “All About U” & “Don’t Know Nuttin’ (feat. Craiigg, B Moni & Reezal)” taken from the “Behind The Scenes” Mixtape. Dean is a rare find in today’s music scene. Not only is he a true R&B artist of worth but also he is an artist who defines the true sense of the word. True music connoisseurs let’s welcome Dean Anthoni.