Zimbabwe emcee T$oko (pronounced tee-soh-koh) starts off the new decade with a bang. Not only has he released his debut EP TIME, he also dropped a new visual for “S.O.S”.
T$OKO’s anticipated EP sees rapper run the gamut from piano-laden salvos to garage-inspired bangers produced by American beat maker Super Miles With a sincere and compelling narrative across its seven tracks, TIME delves into T$oko’s thoughts on life following the tragic loss of his cousin.
“This experience made me realise that time is something you can never ever get back. It doesn’t wait for anyone, so we have to make the most of it,”T$oko
With features from Jimmy Drones, Robb James and Jamilla, the star studded lineup of Perth natives is certainly a nod to his hometown. Reflecting on the difficulties and his emotions, the EP is an honest and genuine journey through T$oko’s struggle, alongside his defiant optimism and positivity. T$oko drives home his lust for life while contemplating our most precious natural resource – time. TIME is a fresh perspective on hip-hop which showcases T$oko’s elite storytelling.
“I have had to endure a lot of setbacks, disappointments, memories and moments. This project is based on my interpretation of time and the things that have brought me to the point at this moment in time.” T$oko explains.
In the Justplay media directed visual, TSOKO & Jimmy Drones takes viewers on a trip to their hometown and displays the Hip-Hop culture in Perth, Australia.
With his career defining EP now released and the exciting run of live dates across WA just around the corner, there’s no doubt T$oko season is here.
Check out the “S.O.S” visual above viav No Jumper.