Tracing the Resurgence of Eclectic Roots and Reggae Music – Tonahope’s Album “Born Great” Shines a Ray of Positivity

Embarking on a musical odyssey unlike any other, seasoned artist Tonahope’s refreshing new Roots and Reggae composition takes audiences by surprise

Norfolk, Virginia —Tonahope’s exciting new drop, an original album titled “Born Great,” released for audiences on February 14th, 2024. Marking a resurrection of positive vibrations and a homage to the golden era of Roots and Reggae, each track on the new album is a sonic journey, radiating feel-good energy and delivering messages of self-love and unwavering faith.

In the tradition of roots reggae that echoes the nostalgia of the 80s, Tonahope infuses the album with unique vocals and an original rhythmic, capturing the very soul of his experiences. “Born Great” stands as a manifesto of Rastafarian beliefs, encapsulating the spirit of reggae greats who paved the way.

Tonahope’s lyrical prowess, blended with trap beats and intricate bars, creates a distinctive sonic palette. The stunning new album is not just a collection of songs- rather, a sublime testament to Tonahope’s resilience, motivating listeners to believe in themselves and embrace the nourishing power of love.

Beyond his original musical compositions, Tonahope envisions himself embarking on global tour in the near future, spreading the messages of love and self-reliance. In a world cluttered with diverse influences, Tonahope offers a refreshing alternative with lyrics that inspire and music that uplifts.

Immerse yourself in the positive vibes of “Born Great” by visiting Tonahope’s website or stream the artist’s new music on Spotify and other official music streaming platforms! Download or purchase the album, follow the artist on social media, and seize the opportunity for interviews, reviews, or collaboration opportunities!



Tonahope Smythe, known by his artistic name Tonahope, emerges from the reggae-rich soil of Hanover, Jamaica, carrying the spirit of Rastafarianism and the essence of reggae in his veins. Kingston’s streets witnessed his evolution from a talented soccer player at Wolmer’s Boys School to a singer, overcoming skepticism through disciplined vocal training.

Tonahope’s musical odyssey draws inspiration from legends like Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, and Michael Jackson. His relocation to Kendal, Hanover, and subsequent move to the USA deepened his connection to roots reggae. A spiritual vision, featuring Garnett Silk, Bob Marley, and Emperor Haile Selassie, propelled Tonahope to embrace his calling: continuing the reggae legacy.

Now, residing in Virginia Beach and officially known as Tonahope, he not only grows his locks but also grows the roots of reggae. The journey from a soccer field injury to a reggae artist is a testament to his commitment to discipline and the profound impact of Rastafari on his life.

Tonahope’s stage presence has graced audiences alongside reggae giants like Beres Hammond, I Wayne, Jah9, Bushman, The Meditations, and Steel Pulse. The debut album “Judge Not,” released in 2012, marked the beginning of Tonahope’s impactful career. Sharing stages with reggae icons, Tonahope continues to carry the torch, spreading the essence of Rastafari through his uplifting music.


Ton A Hope
Name: Ton A Hope
Address: 3878 Karlin Circle, Norfolk, Virginia
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +17577241025




Source: ArtistPR

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