Her voice is like a chocolate mousse cake, it’s velvety smooth, it's dark and yet, it's sweet. It leaves you in welcoming anticipation for the next heartbreak or that unforgettable moment that life has in store. Let Tonya bring you into her universe and onto a voyage of emotions which have stemmed from a deep conviction and drive to express herself and be heard.
Tonya is influenced by all facets of storytelling from music to poetry to visual arts. Her earthy and cinematic composition brings a perfect fusion of the Egyptian dialect & French with soulful melodies and contemporary Arabic sounds that can be heard on her upcoming EP.
Her debut single “Bashtalaak” released in 2018 is a product of her lifelong training in voice and exploration through multiple genres which led her to co-create with composer-songwriter Georges El-Basha the style they describe as "Jarabic" a blend of eastern and western music.
Following the release, her music created a buzz in the World Music scene in Canada & overseas. Major curiosity was ignited about the young independent singer-songwriter which followed by media attention with appearances on national television & radio interviews across Canada & Egypt.