Joell Ortiz and Detroit producer Apollo Brown are joining forces again, recently announcing their upcoming Project “Mona Lisa” set to drop October 26th.
The duo today are sharing the projects first released single with “Decisions“, pairing the most sought after producer and a lyrical wordsmith like Joell Ortiz to drop off nothing but some gems. Speaking with Complex Ortiz elaborated on the song.
“It was during this time that I was consumed by the streets, but fascinated with the idea of being a rapper,” Joell told Billboard about the song. “I was dealing with certainty and uncertainty. I had one foot in the booth and one foot on the corner. The corner fed my family, but the booth fed my soul. As you all know, I ended up leaving the hustle alone and pursuing a music career.”
Listen below and check out the Tracklist for “Mona Lisa” after the music.
03. MY BLOCK
04. COCAINE FINGERTIPS
05. GRACE OF GOD (FEAT. DJ LOS)
06. THAT PLACE
09. TIMBERLAN’D UP (FEAT. ROYCE DA 5’9″)
10. COME BACK HOME
11. MONA LISA
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