TONYB. is a singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN. Heavily influenced by 90’s and early 2000’s R&B, he credits his range of musical and vocal dynamics to the likes of Aaliyah, D’Angelo and Usher.
His latest single “You Knew What This Was”, is a chill, up-tempo ode to the modern ‘situationship’. Written from the songwriter’s own personal experiences, the track narrates when things get complicated somewhere between a friendship and relationship, but you both willingly dive into it. He explains, “This comes from the particular perspective of: I made my intentions clear, but you ignored them, so you knew what this was.”
“You Knew What This Was” features bold, vibrant soundscapes, ethereal background vocals and a move-inducing rhythm. Showcasing his impressive falsetto range, TONYB. has crafted an almost hypnotic release, reminiscent of Seal and Michael Jackson. His soulful, velvet tones and conversational lyrics emit a familiar and captivating essence, that’ll make you want to stay for more.
TONYB. has seen success landing multiple editorial Spotify playlists including Fresh Finds and R&B Fresh Finds, with his music racking up over 350,000 streams to date. Continuing the momentum he’s built for himself, TONYB. releases “You Knew What This Was” – out now!