Toronto’s musical nympho Tona drops the visuals for his first single off Silverspring Crescent. The video features clips of Tona spitting his verses while fading over clips of “nymphos”.
Easily one of my favourite rapper’s rappers, Tona drops his latest in preparation for his new project Silverspring Crescent. The sexual innuendo track was produced by Rich Kidd.
This past weekend Toronto hosted the Stylus DJ Awards recognizing some of the DJs and artists that have been putting in work across Canada this past year. Similar to the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the Stylus DJ Awards have their own cyphers (brought to you by City On My Back). The first cypher, featuring Tona, D-Sisive, Adam Bomb & Rich Kidd is absolutely bananas and shows what some of Toronto’s veterans are capable of. The other two cyphers after the jump show off some of Canada’s younger hip-hop talent.
Tona after a month, Tona drops off the no DJ version of his highly acclaimed mixtape Reform School. For all those who enjoy real lyricism this one’s for you.
I’ve featured Tona on here a few times now and every time he brings it. Reform School is a culmination of what has been featured on here, along with a bunch of new tracks. Tona is the epitome of a rapper’s rapper, he’s not gonna spit the overly club/radio friendly joint but he will spit tracks that will get the hip-hop heads spinning. The wit it takes to put subtle references like “Leave you n****s Expos’d, like the Montreal baseball team” intertwined throughout his lyrics, has Tona bringing back the skill in writing lyrics. Most of the mixtape is produced by Rich Kidd, which gives the mixtape a common sound throughout. Below is a sample with Timing Ft. Kardinal Offishall, hit the jump for the tracklist (featuring Kardinal Offishall, Freeway, Ayah, Shad, and everyone else on the tape) and the download link. Hopefully a no-DJ version drops soon.
Tona is probably my favourite rapper’s rappers coming out of Toronto right now. As you can see from this, and the couple other tracks I’ve posted featuring him, homie can spit that fire. Download the track here.
In preparation for my upcoming Mixtape “Reform School” mixed by world renowned Dj Wristpect scheduled for a February release, here is some new video work I call “Vietkwam” The title comes from my African name “Kwame” and the everyday war I articulate in the lyrics using Vietnam as a metaphor for it.
Do not cheat yourself and watch the video in anything less than HD Quality. Enjoy!
Canadian Hip-Hop beasts Tona & Eternia, bring in the new year with Torae.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Just had to get that out of the way now, and take a little time to thank everybody for your continued support over the past few years in anything I’ve been involved in, or just recognizing what this movement is truly about. On that note…this song below will explain the state of mind we’re in over here for 2012.