The news regarding his death was confirmed by Redz’s former colleague and fellow radio host Sunni on Twitter. The tweet read, “Got a call from DJ Flexx that shattered my heart. Can’t believe our former colleague Tony Redz has passed away. Way too young. Prayers to his family. Unbelievable.”
#tbt Tony Redz, a former host on WPGC 95.5, passed away today. I got a chance to interview him a couple of years back for my short documentary "Sounds of the Summer" and saw him work at the radio station countless times.— houze with a Z. (@TravisHouze) May 29, 2020
He will be missed and a major staple in the DMV radio pic.twitter.com/q4Lr93WkF3
Redz began his music career in Radio in 1997, at Radio One’s WKYS 93.9 FM. He later moved to CBS Radio’s WPGC 95.5 FM in 2000. He embarked on a 30-city tour as a part of the management deal with Violator Records.