If Guru is right that being a great MC is "mostly the voice," then all Scarborough's veteran-sounding rookie-of-the-year Tona has to do is say "Thank you" loud and clear to make it apparent why he deserves this honour. But don't let his bear-growl baritone fool you. Tona's sharpened wit also continues to impress on every new release.
There was no escaping the boom of Dial Tone, his King Sampson-produced debut video that owned the airwaves of the Screwface Capital last year. This rising Scarberian, who's has shined live alongside luminaries like Nas, Kardinal Offishall, Lupe Fiasco, Saukrates and Famous, is preparing a new era in Canadian hip-hop. Stay tuned. wn.