Tone (music)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /toewn/

Related: Watch your tone

What does Tone mean?

The sound & pitch of something.

Example sentence: “I don’t like your tone when talking about us.”

Tone in songs:

Whack sauce, I can hear it in your tone” – Nicki Minaj, No Flex Zone (Remix).

“I really hate using this tone with you, momma” – Drake, You & The 6.

“I got defensive on the phone, Resentment was in my tone, fuck it” – J. Cole, Let Nas Down.

“Poetry in a pear tree, sweet tone like a hummingbird when she asked him” – Kendrick Lamar, Mona Lisa.

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Cite this page: "Tone." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed April 13, 2021.

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