Tonye is a singer-songwriter born in London England to a Nigerian father and a Zimbabwean mother.
She moved to Canada in her teens and started a career in music at 17.
Her style can be described as Soul/ Neo-Folk/ Hiphop. She has been likened to folks like Lauryn Hill, Ani Difranco and Sia.
She is a Much More Music Video Award recipient, social justice advocate and the kind of singer/performer that turns heads wherever she plays.