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Yung Joc
New Joc City

Dope boys with hustle and flow seem to be all the rage nowadays. Riding the wave ignited by trap stars like T.I. and Young Jeezy is Atlanta native Yung Joc, the latest find from Diddy’s Southern diplomat Block. Luckily, the 23-year-old’s cocksure debut, New Joc City, detours from anonymity and balances topical familiarity with undeniably star-making mojo. Joc’s wit runs rampant on “Dope Boy Magic,” where he fires off endless head-turning punch lines while skillfully experimenting with different sequential number combinations (“Three out of 10 niggas is some haters/Be-Four it’s too late, five shots to your tater”). Despite slightly swagger-jacking T.I.’s ...

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