Ilir Tolaj është autor këngësh i njohur. He is a composer even though he finished the Faculty for International Relations and Diplomacy. He was born in Mitrovica where he finished primary school and music high school. He is known for being the leader and composer of the well known pop/rock band "Margiona". Another important project was "Ethnically Plugged" which played re-arranged old shqip songs and it was very successful and high praised Ethnically plugged's music was used for the movie "Heroi", a very successful movie who premiered in early 2014.