Styles P Unloads 4 Freestyles & Brings New Meaning to Being a Versatile MC (Audio)
Yikes. Just days after Ambrosia for Heads premiered Black Thought’s “Making a Murderer,” which not only took the Hip-Hop community by storm but which also featured one of Styles P’s best verses of his career, the Yonkers, New York MC is back with not one, but four new freestyles, a couple of which are built atop beats that are not exactly in his usual canon.It’s only the fourth month of 2016, but already Styles has dropped material with Joey Bada$$, Black Milk, and Your Old Droog in addition to his work on Curren$y and Alchemist’s latest collaborative project, The Carrollton Heist. Today’s deliveries are just as exemplary of his skills as a lyricist, but highlight the Lox member’s ability to dance along to just about whatever is sent his way.
“G-B-H” launches with Styles boasting “I’m an animal” before unleashing some wild bars, including “workin’ on a plan, ’bout to land down at Heathrow/got a gun you can deep throat/get smacked ’til your teeth broke/from under the stairs with ill people.”
On “Might Be Ghost” he flips Anderson .Paak’s “Might Be,” a heater from his Venice LP.
On “GWA” he gets busy on Miguel’s “NWA,” a laid-back single featuring Kurupt off the former’s Wildheart album.
On “Ghost for Ghost” Styles P gets introspective and slows down a bit, but only in the sense of tempo. His lyrics are as potent as ever as he says “I can’t name a rapper I won’t say I’m better than except Big/But niggas change they favorites every week, that’s dick jumpin’/but I was brick pumpin’ in the streets/but now I don’t wanna brag about genocide.”