- 9 years ago
A few years back, it seemed as if Detroit was destined to become one of the biggest cities in hip hop. Due in large part to the spectacular success of Eminem, Motown had begun to receive music industry attention at a level not seen since the golden days of the label of the same name. Though Detroit was unable to parlay that wave of popularity into the prominent position on the hip-hop map that it deserves, it looks as if it’s gearing up for a comeback; Slim Shady’s much anticipated Relapse is on the way, as well as Royce Da 5’9’s Street Hop, and, to round it off, Motor City vet Trick Trick is back on the scene with the follow-up to 2005’s The People vs.
Trick’s sophomore set, The Villain, released on Tuesday, finds the rapper playing “The Bad Guy” in a drama that’s fixing to bring him and his city back into the mainstream spotlight. The Ice Cube-featuring lead single, “Let It Fly,” as well as the DJBooth featured cut “Who Want It,” (which boasts a beat and guest vers