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Troy Ave, Bricks In My Backpack 3: The Harry Powder Trilogy

With this new wave of hip-hop talent spurting out of the Big Apple, Brooklyn rhymeslinger Troy Ave is certainly waving the flag for NYC street rap. On Bricks In My Backpack 3: The Harry Powder Trilogy, the third in the fan-favorite series, the rapper sticks to the basics lacing coke-inspired rhymes over sinister yet plush production eliciting an aggressive, gritty feel that’s been a longtime staple to New York rap scene. “I ain’t gonna tell you, I’ma show you,” boasts the rapper on the opener “De Facto,” which perfectly sets the mood for the latest installment. Known for his unapolegtic cocaine ...

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