Born Antonio Davall,
"M. Tana" was raised in the Northeast Quadrant of Washington, D.C. He grew up in the Trinidad neighborhood where his mother Tina Davall worked as a Nursing Assistant working 40+ hours a week and sometimes double shift on weekends. As a young teen he began writing lyrics and free styling with friends in ciphers to occupy his time.
By early 2014 M. Tana released two projects titled, “The M.LP” and “Right Back” that included production from DJ Boom. Today, M. Tana has developed a solid lyrical ability that consists of a broad vocabulary, unpredictable flow and diction to go along with his D.C. demeanor. Recently M.Tana released his latest project titled "CITY", where decided to reach beyond the District, by releasing visuals for his singles, "GO, Hard, and Identity Check" to appeal to a wider audience on all digital platforms. The project embodies his identity, where he comes from and the struggle of trying to break through as a real artist.
Seizing every opportunity M. Tana made the decision to appear on Global Music Groups “New Artists Auditions” in April 2015. Using his skills and precise execution, M. Tana blew away the judges and was handpicked as the winner by music legend, Chucky Thompson. In the next year to come, M. Tana plans to solidify his craft as a signed artist to Global Music Group. He wants to engage followers all around the globe by continuing to release more music that will create an emotional connection with his fans as well as, put himself in a position where he can release a debut project that conveys a message- “The road to success is always under construction.”