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Styles P, The Diamond Life Project

When it comes to street 'tapes, YO vet Styles P hardly ever disappoints. Fresh off appearing on Jadakiss' Consignment mixtape, the self-proclaimed "champ of the hard bars" returns with one of his own on the Diamond Supply Co. sponsored, The Diamond Life Project. Despite being labeled as "skate-hop," per Jadakiss on the intro ("Hip-hop n-ggas that's rockin' the skateboard gear. So, this is 'skate-hop.'") the project's content is far from it. Always adhering to a rough and rugged approach on the mic, Styles keeps it 100% gully on the 11-track mixtape—on one track he even boasts about being the "only n-gga that's strong ...

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