The Lox is back with a new 2014 single titled, “Boom Bap.” The New York trio show no signs of letting up as they just recently laced fans with their new Trinity EP to close out 2013 with. Take a listen as Sheek, Jadakiss and Styles P stick to their Hip Hop roots and deliver some aggressive bars over a raw and gritty instrumental courtesy of Blacksaun. Funkmaster Flex did the honors of unveiling this one.
California’s Kid Ink serves up a new kush inspired club smash titled, “Fired Up,” and brings along weed veteran Styles P. Though the song is dedicated to Ink’s love for the fine greenery, the rapper decides to turn the energy up rather than giving listeners something to vibe out to. “Fired Up” also showcases both rappers having some fun as they lace the Marvel Hitz instrumental with plenty of boastful rhymes.
Yonkers bred emcee, Styles P, is back with a new song called “All I Got” featuring Action Bronson and Ea$y Money. Backed by a boom-bap style of production courtesy of Statik Selektah, the rappers take turns lacing the catchy tune with slick street talk and introspective rhymes. Statik takes the wheel on the track’s chorus which boasts some of his signature sample scratching. This one comes straight from P who took the opportunity to share his latest audio offering with fans via Twitter.
Rap veteran Genovese steps back up to the microphone and delivers a new single titled “Walk The Streets” with LOX rapper Styles P. Directed by Javier Goin, Genovese takes viewers to the streets of Yonkers as he performs to the camera and drops introspective rhymes over the song’s soulful instrumental. D-Block’s Styles P comes through and delivers a solid verse which finds the rapper spittin’ about early days in the streets as a young hustler and overcoming the struggles of the city to make it.
Styles P, Jadakiss and Sheek Louch decided to hop on Drake and Boi 1da’s infectious “Pound Cake” instrumental for an official remix titled “Hood Cake.” Listen as the New York MC’s effortlessly go to work over the track’s smooth production with raw hood bars about drugs, the code of the streets and chasing after cash. It should also be pointed out that Sheek Louch even takes the opportunity to address the group’s past fallout with former L-O-X associate J-Hood.
Street Heat TV catches up with Styles P and Jadakiss during a studio session and captures an enlightening conversation between the two rappers on the differences between Haze and Sour Diesel marijuana. After Jadakiss admits he considers himself more of a Haze kind of guy, Styles proceeds to convince the raspy voiced MC that he’s missing out because Sour is where it’s at. Needless to say, the back and forth between the two LOX members is pretty comical and lighthearted.
Before the summer comes to an end, The Lox delivers their latest music video for “Too Hot.” The trio decides to give the viewers a little cinematic value and makes the visual humorous with a spoof of the film The Hangover.
Rhaeem DeVaughn and Styles P link up for a bittersweet tribute track for Trayvon Martin called “Trigga Man”. Rhaeem reflects on the unfortunate killing of the 17-year-old and directly addresses Travyon’s killer, George Zimmerman. Produced by Face and Rai, DeVaughn takes a first person perspective from the eyes of Trayvon and contemplates on different life events that the young teen will never have the opportunity to accomplish.