[New York, NY – August 25, 2016] San Diego rapper, Rob $tone releases the remix to his hit single, “Chill Bill” today. The remix, which features verses from D.R.A.M, Denzel Curry and Cousin Stizz premiered on The FADER, who says “ [$tone] went all out for the remix…the four dudes jack up the low-key Purpdogg beat and it’s Kill Bill whistling sample…” Click here to listen.
The original version of “Chill Bill” is the first release from Rob $tone since signing with RCA Records. The infectious whistle sample from the film Kill Bill Vol. 1, paired with $tone’s storytelling, and distinctive flow creates an instant banger. Since its release in June, the track has taken streaming services by storm, amassing nearly 25 million SoundCloud streams, over 30 million Spotify streams, over 3 million last week alone. The track has also been on the Billboard Hot 100 for three consecutive weeks.
Kicking off October 30th in Iowa City, Iowa, $tone will join A$AP Ferg’s “Turnt & Burnt” North American fall tour. The tour will make stops in major cities across the U.S. and Canada including New York, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Tickets will be available for purchase via Ticketmaster tomorrow, Friday, August 26th. For full tour routing please click here.
$tone also launches his new online merch store today. The merch features shorts, t-shirts, jerseys and more with the signature lemons and Rob $tone “two damn phones” all designed by $tone himself. For more information and to purchase click here.
Rob $tone is quickly becoming one of the most buzzed about rappers and is continuing his rise to the top with the success of “Chill Bill.”
ABOUT ROB $TONE
Born and raised in the Lemon Grove neighborhood of San Diego, 21 year-old rapper Rob $tone always possessed a strong passion for music. From a young age, Rob was influenced by his father’s vintage music collection, and expanded his listening to reggae, hip-hop, rap, rock, and R&B. He credits artists ranging from Eminem, Marvin Gaye, Pink Floyd, Wiz Khalifa to Kid Cudi as seminal inspirations.
$tone returned to Lemon Grove from Atlanta a few years ago to form the 1207 collective, comprised of rappers and producers that went to high school with each other. Together, sharing similar life experiences, they’ve been able to create authentic music that tells their story. $tone channeled his passion for film to create his breakthrough track, “Chill Bill,” which has been streamed nearly 25 million times on SoundCloud, and features the whistle sample from the movie Kill Bill Vol. 1, $tone’s favorite film. Since the release of the track $tone has been featured by outlets such as, XXL, Pigeons & Planes, The Source, HipHopDX and more.
$tone made his debut appearance at this year’s SXSW Fader Fort, recently opened for Lil’ Uzi Vert in his hometown of San Diego, and is now continuing to share his story alongside the rest of the 1207 collective.
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