New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
By the time It "La Historia del Nuevo Rey" album was released this year Lokixximo was heralded as the best Latin Urban artist by MTV Tr3's in 2012 Dameunbreak competition after only 7 years of hard work. before the album the Enigma
mixtape was Lokixximo's masterpiece, thoughtful, heartbreaking and powerful as well as raw and brilliant, this new album is proof that has established himself as one of the most lyrically-skilled, well-studied and above all, authentic spanish MCs of his generation. But after a few dissapointments and group break ups, Lokixximo finally reigns supreme on his long-awaited debut solo album, 'La Historia del Nuevo Rey .
Lokixximo wastes no time in delivering his motivational statement in the opening intro: El camino es dificil llegaremos hasta sin pies, la ciudad esta llena de judas quieren ver para creer" he raps on the triumphant album opener, 'Por Mas que trato.' This sentiment anchors the bulk of the album as the latin sensation from the Bronx delivers a variety of subjects from story telling tracks like Bronx story and even doper rhymes on standouts 'Mucho Money,' 'Pasao de Swagger", and the crime tale "Que Pasara" which contains arguably Lokixximo best storytelling tracks on the album.
The lyrics on No Hay Duda are patterned in the guitar inspired track like scenes from a movie, making it a musical reflection of the 70s era. spanish guitar lay the backdrop for Lokixximo's recitals on his struggle to come up. On the track "Las Campanas" the beat provides a fearfull grimie like a song from a horror movie soundtrack, the organs help shape the vision of song as a perfect New York guetto anthem, Fortunately, Lokixximo and his reunited producer Add On keep La Historia del Nuevo Rey musically rich with live instrumentation through out the project.
Thanks to the powerfull lirycs and instrumentally dense production, La Historia de Nuevo Rey might be ranking amongs top latin urban albums greats like Vico C
"La recta final" and Tego Calderon
"El Abayarde", the album features some of the best tracks in Lokixximo's short career, Grind and hard work have allowed Lokixximo to deliver this album with an incredible display of passion; only time will tell if this album will stand the test of time, but for now this is definately music the world needs to hear.
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