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Dance Monkey singer Tones and I returns to her roots as she renews her Byron Bay busking licence

Dance Monkey singer Tones and I returns to her roots as she renews her Byron Bay busking licence


Tones and I has returned to her roots. 

The pop star, best known for her 2019 No. 1 single Dance Monkey, has renewed her Byron Bay busking licence. 

The 28-year-old showed off the document in an Instagram post on Monday, confirming that she can once again busk in the NSW area as of November 22. 

Roots: Tones and I (pictured) has returned to her roots. The pop star, best known for her 2019 No. 1 single Dance Monkey, has renewed her Byron Bay busking licence

Tones got her start as a busker, attracting large crowds for her street-side performances. 

Before finding fame, she slept in her van and earned money singing on the streets of Melbourne and Byron Bay. 

She may now be a superstar, but only a few years ago she was selling $10 CDs from her makeshift stage. 

Score: The 28-year-old showed off the document in an Instagram post on Monday, confirming that she can once again busk in the NSW area as of November 22

Score: The 28-year-old showed off the document in an Instagram post on Monday, confirming that she can once again busk in the NSW area as of November 22

Memories: Before finding fame, she slept in her van and earned money singing on the streets of Melbourne and Byron Bay. She may now be a superstar, but only a few years ago she was selling $10 CDs from her makeshift stage

Memories: Before finding fame, she slept in her van and earned money singing on the streets of Melbourne and Byron Bay. She may now be a superstar, but only a few years ago she was selling $10 CDs from her makeshift stage

It was during her days as a street performer in 2017 that she met talent manager Jackson Walkden-Brown who launched her pop career. 

To commemorate her return, Tones shared throwback videos to Instagram from her busking days. 

‘Got my Byron busking permit… again,’ she wrote in her caption alongside the clips.

How it started: It was during her days as a street performer in 2017 that she met talent manager Jackson Walkden-Brown who launched her pop career

How it started: It was during her days as a street performer in 2017 that she met talent manager Jackson Walkden-Brown who launched her pop career

Star power: To commemorate her return, Tones shared throwback videos to Instagram from her busking days

Star power: To commemorate her return, Tones shared throwback videos to Instagram from her busking days

Despite her humble beginnings, Tones now has a property portfolio across Australia and the U.S. worth at least $11.9million.  

She celebrated the release of her debut album, Welcome to the Madhouse, earlier this year. 

Tones and I, whose real name is Toni Watson, originally hails from the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. 

Memories: Tones and I, whose real name is Toni Watson, originally hails from the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria

Memories: Tones and I, whose real name is Toni Watson, originally hails from the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria

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