Music, progress, culture, innovation, & liberty. Thaione Davis (pronounced tie-wan) is in every way a product of his South-Side of Chicago environment. Thaione's deep understanding of hip-hop music is rooted in years of first-hand experience, late nights in the studio, and fervent crate digging. Thaione is an emcee, producer, DJ and radio host, whose understanding of and passion for music are the dual drivers of his work. Thaione has been featured in publications like URB Magazine, Elemental, Illinois Entertainer, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The Reader, Backspin, The Wire, and others. He has performed with Atmosphere, MF Doom, De La Soul, El Da Sensai, Little Brother, All Natural, Diverse, Blueprint, Sage Francis and more. Currently featured in URB's next 100 for 2005! He's equipped with a SURE 58 mic | MPC 2000 | YAHAMA SU-700 | KALIMBA | TRUMPET | STEEL DRUMS | ROLAND KEYS | DJEMBE | MARACAS | over 30,000 records. Davis is definitely a force to be reckoned with! Raw energetic performances & polished conscious vocals put him far ahead the culture, innovating his city & listeners worldwide. He has toured in Europe, the Midwest, and the.