Anthony Fantao Biography
He is an American video producer, journalist and music critic. He is best known for his video blog, The Needle Drop which focuses on song reviews and issues relating to artists, musicians, and the music industry. He has proved himself as the internet’s busiest music nerd. He reviews a wide variety of music genres which include hip-hop, indie, metal, rock, pop electronic music, folk, jazz and experimental. He does his reviews through his YouTube channel and website.
Anthony Fantao Age
The American video producer, journalist, and music critic was born on October 28, 1985, in Wolcott, Connecticut, USA. He is 33 years old as of the year 2018.
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Anthony Fantao Relation
He is married to Dominique Fantano. She sometimes appears on his review videos giving her own assessment of songs and albums. Their relationship describes she has been a big part of his success story.
Anthony Fantao Height
He has a standing height of 1.85m.
Anthony Fantao Education
He is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, where he studied political science, broadcast communication, and journalism.
Anthony Fantao Networth
Fantao earns a net worth that is estimated at $500,000.
Anthony Fantao Career
He started his career in the mid-2000s as a music director for the Southern Connecticut State University college radio station. In the 2000s, he was inspired by a friend to write about music and instead of writing reviews, he started by sharing his musical experience on the internet through casual blog posts. In 2010, his review of Flying Lotus’ ‘Cosmogramma’ started to show in the ‘Featured Videos’ section for related videos on YouTube.Whereby he was interviewed 2011 at SXSW and was featured in an article on ‘The Guardian’.
In 2012, he courted criticism after he had to write an article for Connecticut Public Radio to accompany an editor-created playlist titled ’50 Failed First Impressions and this encouraged him to pursue a solo career as a music reviewer.
Anthony Fantao Awards
In 2011, he won the ‘On The Rise’ contest hosted by YouTube.He also received the ‘Beyond the Blog’ award at the ‘MTV O Music Awards’
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