In this fast-paced world, we all need to slow down sometimes. "Tortoise," the latest from MoCity Jones, is a funky-happy hip hop vibe for all ages, races, and faces.

Raised in Detroit, Michigan, MoCity Jones took quickly to rapping and beat-making as a means of escape from daily life, and as a way of expressing himself. with over 100,00 views on his datpiff mixtape "Caution" by MoCity & Heat, and having sold hundreds of his custom beats to artists around the country, MoCity Jones is on a mission to change the genre for the better, one song at a time. He is releasing new music every month through his YouTube beat channel "MoCity Jones," and on social media as @mocityjones. His songs are available wherever music is streamed. "Tortoise" mixes a rhumba-flavored rhythmic hook with a slick flow about doing the hard work of self-improvement while also getting away from the "rat-race." Jones has a talent for building metaphor out of the details of life, and leaves us with the lesson that without a strong sense of self we have nothing.

In this dark place, got no time to waste
And you got nothing to say
So I'm gone

This song is featured on our Hip Hop playlist.

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