Troy Ave keeps it all the way classy as he personifies that boss lifestyle in his latest visual for “Cigar Smoke.” Watch the New York emcee in action as he laces the hypnotizing instrumental with his signature street inspired rhymes. King Sevin shows on the soulful number to drop some drug infused bars. Harry Powder also doesn’t disappoint as he shows off his smooth flow to the camera while accompanied by a half-naked beauty for our viewing pleasure.
Troy Ave recently stopped by Shade 45 for an exclusive on-air interview with DJ Whoo Kid. Harry Powder opened things up by crediting 50 Cent, Master P, Biggie, and JAY Z as early influences. As the current state of New York Hip Hop quickly became the topic of discussion, Troy reassured listeners that his music if a reflection of his real lifestyle and upbringing in the streets. The Brooklyn rapper also elaborated on his friendship with Fabolous, explains how he was able to get Pusha T on his new album and much more. Wu-Tang’s Raekwon also joins in on the conversation close to the 14 minute mark.
Take a look at some coverage of Troy Ave album release party. Mr. Harry Powder himself was in the club having a great time and celebrating his new found success with the release of his latest project, New York City: The Album. The beginning also showcases the rapper sharing some commentary with the camera and choppin’ it up with a few fans.
New York’s rising talent, Troy Ave, recently paid a visit to Shade 45 satellite radio to chop it up with Tony Touch about his new album and also hopped on the microphone for an exclusive freestyle. Check out Harry Powder in action as he tackles Pusha T’s “Numbers On The Boards” instrumental and pulls out his trusty phone to share a few bars for listeners tuning in. Troy Ave’s New York City: The Album is now available.
Troy Ave and his BSB crew paid Boss Lady and DJ Steel a visit for an exclusive interview and freestyle on Shade 45’s Hip Hop Nation. Watch the hungry New York emcee kicks a freestyle over a couple of random instrumentals on the spot for listeners tuning in. King Sevin, Young Lito and Avon Blocksdale also joined in on the lyrical madness and showcase their skills with some impressive bars.
Troy Ave sits down for the latest episode of Juan Epstein with Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg. Take a look as Harry Powder gets into detail behind the inspiration for his new album including the conscious decision to include more than drug raps. As the conversation continued, Ave speaks on his dislike for wasting money at the strip clubs and reveals that he has plans to strictly put on his BSB crew and showcase their individual skills. Interestingly enough, Troy gives listeners insight into why he considers Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West weirdos. An interesting point the rapper also brought up is that today’s hip hop listeners seem to celebrate the drugs users rather than the drug dealer anymore.
Troy Ave sits down for an exclusive interview with The Breakfast Club on Power 105. Harry Powder explains to listeners that he’s trying to make it cool to be from New York again and that his mission has always been to stand out instead of fitting in. Take a look as Ave shares his thoughts on the current state of New York hip hop and gets into details about making his movement grow into something reminiscent of G-Unit or Dipset. The former drug dealer also gets into details about his endorsement deal with Adidas and breaks down why he has no interest in signing with a major label.