Ray Villarreal, also known by the stage name Tone Royal, is an American hip hop recording artist and song writer from San Antonio, Texas. Ray, began his music career at the age of 18 with the hip hop duo InnerMost Truth, which is comprised of rappers Elijah Wise and Tone Royal. Tone Royal moved to Austin, Texas in the Summer of 2014 to attend the University of Texas-Austin and pursue his music career. In his short time in Austin he has garnered local attention. Tone was selected by an elite group of Austin promoters, Clemits and P-Tek, to be featured in the Good Life Showcase. Goodlife features National Headliners, Austin's best Emcees, producers and the top upcoming artists.

After The release of the InnerMost Truth, mixtape, "Wisely Conceptual", was met with critical success, the group began working on their solo projects. Elijah Wise resides in Atlanta Georgia and continues to perform locally and craft outstanding music. Tone Royals success continued in 2015, when he competed in, and won the, "Rap For A Stack" Austin competition, presented by High Rise Records. The competition featured 16 independent artists who performed original songs in front of taste maker judges competing for a $1000 cash prize. The following month Tone Royal performed at Bat Bar on 6th street during SXSW. Tone has been featured in The Austin Chronicle, who called him a "Rappers, rapper." He has featured articles in Study Breaks Magazine, and was Be on the look out for this young artist.

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As an independent artist, Tone Royal has released two projects, Rushing Greatness and Wisely Conceptual, completely for free to make sure everyone has access to the music. If you feel inclined to provide further support, donations are accepted and truly appreciated. Fans Who donate $10 or more will receive a signed Tone Royal poster & stickers.



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