Method Man & Lloyd Banks Partner On A New Song That’s Razor Sharp

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Last year, Lloyd Banks released his second album in as many years. Two volumes of The Curse Of The Inevitable reignited attention for the self-proclaimed Punchline King. Those LPs featured Jadakiss, Benny The Butcher, Conway The Machine, Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano featured, as well as Lloyd’s G-Unit cohort Tony Yayo. A third installment is coming as Lloyd asked fans when to release TCOTI3.

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With Lloyd’s question came the project’s first single. “101 Razors” features Method Man from Wu-Tang Clan. Lambo Lloyd, who has previously worked with Raekwon, displays the kind of lyricism that Method Man has been laying down since the mid-1990s. “Killer before the shine, I came up that ni**a / I’m born to rhyme, make more, the corporate line / These chumps operatin’ on overtime / This is my quarter, dog, you eat what you slaughter,” raps the Queens, New York MC. Meth’ follows suit, with wordplay that uses artists’ names: “Legend be Boris Simon, you? / Just a busta before the rhyme / You primadonnas like a virgin Madonna, but borderline / Bunch of borin’ lines no one fallin’ for, so fall in line.”

The song is produced by Harlem’s V Don, who has worked with Banks for more than a decade. V Don has also supplied beats for A$AP Rocky, Willie The Kid, and 2 Chainz, among others.

“101 Razors” was discussed along with new music from Hit-Boy & Nas, Mistah FAB, and more on episode #103 of AFH‘s What’s The Headline podcast (embedded above in video and audio).

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In addition to “101 Razors” the AFH playlist features Method Man’s new collaboration with Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Statik Selektah and a new song with Jedi Mind Tricks’ Vinnie Paz. Selections from V Don’s 2022 collaborations with Ransom on Chaos Is My Ladder are also included. It also includes new music by Hit-Boy & Nas, The Game, Mount Westmore, and Westside Gunn.