Artist Spotlight: TINO

Hip hop in 2019 has a unique style - while many artists have capitalized on what has become popular in the genre recently, there are always traces of our favorites from the past 20 to 30 years. If you’re a fan of lyricists and storytelling, look no further than Dayton’s own TINO. After listening to a few tracks, it’s easy to pick up on heavy influence from legends like Nas and J. Cole, with a sound similar to Dreamville Records artist, Bas. He also credits early Kanye West and Eminem, as well as Lupe Fiasco, Wale, Blueprint, Mac Miller, and The Roots’ Black Thought, as primary influences in the hip hop genre.

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