With sampled horns all through, “EST” tells us that Tona isn’t over his hometown. Exhibiting off a number of spots across the borough, the music video for the only contains visits to The Actual McCoy burger joint, the Scarborough YMCA, and St. Mom Teresa Catholic Academy. It was directed by Tona, Shotby3rdeye, and Luke Mitchell.
“EST” was produced by The Kount and Dilip, and is the second single off of Tona’s upcoming album Ge20, slated for launch this July. Tona tells us the brand new LP, like his final one Good Vitality, will probably be produced completely by The Kount.
Tona has been vocal in regards to the state of the rap scene in his metropolis earlier than: “I had like, gotten blended feelings for lots of those tasks within the metropolis, as a result of often after I journey lots, like after I go into one other metropolis, folks will probably be like, ‘Oh, it’s the most effective shit I ever heard,’ however Toronto will make you assume your shit ain’t ok,” stated Tona in an interview with Advanced Cananda. “It doesn’t all the time make you are feeling such as you’re the worst, however like, while you exit? It’s like these folks discovered diamonds. So I had that emotion, however now I’m simply contributing to the music neighborhood out right here in several methods. Not solely from the music standpoint; I’m contributing from totally different angles proper now.”
Try the video for “EST” above.