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Lloyd Banks, V.5 [REVIEW]

Lloyd Banks V.5 Beats: L Lyrics: XL Originality: L Since dropping his underwhelming 2006 sophomore album, Rotten Apple, Lloyd Banks has largely been confined to the mixtape circuit. For the most part, that’s been a good thing. Because as his latest street album, V.5, proves once again, that the self-proclaimed Punch Line King is in his comfort zone in this arena. Outside of several female-friendly tracks like “It’s Going Down,” the majority of V.5 is spent celebrating Banks’s abilities on the mic. For example, over the brooding piano keys of “Who’s Your Favorite,” the Queens MC brazenly raps that he’s “about as tight as rock ...

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