Imagine an emcee with the conviction of a Tupac Shakur, the sincerity of a Christopher Wallace and the word play of a Christopher Lee Rios. Visualize an emcee in his room, with an instrumental tape, in his broken down tape deck, nodding his head to beats that made his heart pump creativity. Create the image in your mind, of an eager Latino boy; prepping himself for ciphers and sessions- held flights away, on the project
Joell Ortiz: Life After The Aftermath
One of the rookies of the year from 2007 might have gotten a raw deal in getting dropped, but perhaps it charged his battery.