Trae The Truth drops some new heat for listeners with his latest song, “Reckless,” which also features New York MC’s,The Lox. Backed by a raw sample and catchy piano loop, Trae showcases his lyrical skills behind the microphone while producer, Cy Fyre, takes the wheel on the song’s production. “Reckless” is most defnitely worth a listen as the song boasts nothing but gritty street bars and skips the chorus.
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.
Jadakiss, Sheek Louch and Styles P catch up with Sway Calloway and Heather B on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning show. The New York emcees sit down for a candid interview and open up about their respective careers, history as a group and reassure fans that new music is on the way along with so much more. Check out The Lox also show off their skills for the camera as they jump into a few songs with on-the-spot performances for listeners tuned in.
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.
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.
Legendary DJ Tony Touch visits Fuse for an interview and discusses his recent mixtape release Piece Maker 3: Return of The 50 MC’s. Tony gives insight into the history behind his classic Power Cypha: 50 MC’s mixtape and how he went about including 50 artists onto one project. Touch also reveals that his newest release is actually his 100th mixtape and that it also serves as the closer to his Piece Maker trilogy. With Eminem making an appearance on Piece Maker 3 with “Symphony In H”, Tony shares how he went about acquiring the feature from the elusive MC and also points out that he included short vocal samples throughout the mixtape from artists who’ve passed on like ODB, Big Pun and Guru to name a few. Before calling it a wrap, Tony Touch previews three songs off the project with “B.A.R.S” from The Lox, “World Premier” from Liknuts and “V.I.P.” from Too $hort featuring Kurupt and Xzibit.
Jadakiss catches up with Fuse and sits down for an interview to give the fans details on what he’s been busy working on. The Lox rapper kicks things off with giving the rundown behind his recent single “Big Boy Dialogue” featuring The-Dream off his new album Top 5 Dead Or Alive. Produced by Phonix Beats, Jada points out he wanted to give the fans a taste of something that was different from what they’d normally hear on the radio or at the clubs.
As the discussion continues, Jada gives up the potential release date for his album which fans could see sometime this October and shares his creative direction for the project’s universal appeal. Jada also touches on some of the features hes recruited for Top 5 Dead Or Alive and gives up the list for his personal top five dead or alive MC’s. Kiss also reassures fans The Lox’s new album is more than halfway done and will sport production credits from the likes of Swizz Beats, DJ Khaled, and Jahlil Beats to name a few.