Jay Z Signs: The Lox, Jadakiss, Styles, Sheek ,to RocNation!
Jay Z signs the rap trio The Lox (Living Off eXperience) which consist of Jadakiss, Styles P, and Sheek Louch to RocNation! The rap trio The Lox, formed their group in 1994. Group members are all from Yonkers, New York. They were originally signed to Sean Comb’s of Bad Boy Records in 1995. The rap trio The Lox first hit single , “Well, Well,Well” featuring Kasino, which appeared on DJ Clue’s 1996 mix tape, “‘Show Me the Money “was with Bad Boy Records.
Later, The Lox joined Ruff Ryders Entertainment in 1998 where they recorded the hit song, “Dope Money.”.After leaving Ruff Ryders they launched their own label, D-Block Records.
The Lox are known for their lyrical style of presenting tales from the urban life.
The Lox talked about how growing up in the rough streets of Yonkers, New York greatly influenced their rap style. The crack epidemic was raging in their neighborhood. You either got down with selling drugs or you rapped. Although, each member of the group was caught up in the street game in one way or the other. The Lox would eventually make a career out of rapping.
The rap trio The Lox have had many hits throughout the years. Jadakiss launched his solo career with album, “Kiss of Death”with a hit song,“Why”,featuring Anthony Hamilton. Styles P had success with his song ,“Gangster and a Gentelmen’, and Sheek Louch had success with his song, “Good Love”, which all released on The Lox label D-Block Records.
The trio had not released any music together for at least 16 years. Now, that they are signed to RocNation we will get to hear The Lox famous style of rap lyrics. It was not specified how much the deal was made for. However, the deal must be lucrative enough for each rapper to sign as a group. Especially, since they all have had success in solo careers. This is great news for the Hip Hop Industry. You already know what it is!!!