By Chris Willman. What started out as getting some of my thoughts and feelings about losing my firstborn son down on paper, ended up a song. Paramedics were called to the family home Oct. At the time, authorities said there was no suspicion of foul play or suicide. It was reported that autopsy results were expected in weeks. After 11 weeks, Nashville authorities have still not released a cause of death. Thank you for the love and support.
Trusting his instincts and leaning into his faith spurred this veteran artist to make the most personal album of his career with The Elements. I have to depth to offer right now. I had a few people in mind when I wrote it, but subconsciously I started focusing on my first-born son. For the first time in my life I found myself sending ships of out the harbor … up to now our family and home have been the harbor.
The Christian singer-rapper twice spoke with the audience about his son's recent death, and performed his personal eulogy, "21 Years. By Chris Willman. TobyMac was not about to make anyone wait for him to address the elephant in the room as he started his set Saturday night at L.
He has charted 20 solo singles on Billboard ' s Christian Songs list. He also has a full-length Christmas album Christmas in Diverse City , which was his first holiday album. Between DC Talk and his own solo career, he has sold more than 10 million albums  and won seven Grammy Awards. The three set out on tour after they released their first album in , DC Talk. In , they released Nu Thang , their first gold album. After the Nu Thang tour, they recorded Free at Last which was certified platinum. They released their next album, Jesus Freak , in , and it went multi-platinum and led to the Jesus Freak World Tour.