Detroit’s hip-hop acts have famously fit into various subcategories of rap, from the acid sound of the early 90’s to the unconventionality of Slum Village and Eminem. With that said, rapper Tone Tone’s Midwest swag is like nothing ever heard of out of Motown. Tone’s influences include the well-known styles of Southern A-listers B.G., Bun B and Jazze Pha. His latest single, Jockin’, self-produced with assistance from Ruda of D.B.F. Productions, is a synthesizer-orchestrated, Freebase-esque platform for the D-Boy to spit his game. It reveals a fierce mixture of Detroit players’ swagger and the crunk-clubbability of the Dirty South. Atlanta’s Gorilla Zoe lends his observations as a Hood Figga whose style is jocked for the hook. Tone’s new album, D-Boy Fresh, is due out on August 28.
Written by Erica L. on 05/29/08
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Dirty Money" (2011)
Total DJ Booth Features:
You Might Like...
Member Reviews and Ratings
- Once Lost, a Lil Wayne Fan Finds His Faith in “Carter V”
- Rick Ross ft. Project Pat - Elvis Presley Blvd.
- Big Sean - Untitled EP
- Chris Brown ft. Trey Songz - Songs on 12 Play
- Dyme-A-Duzin - Hip Hope
- Max Wonders - Questions
- “I’m Real”: Five Questions With Raury
- Mick Jenkins - DJBooth RapBox Freestyle
- Kendrick Sued Over “Rigamortis”, Should He Pay Up? (A Sample Clearance Guide)
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.