Beanie Sigel is something like a classic prize fighter. He's been on the ropes numerous times, and many assumed he was down for the count after his calamities over the past few years.
But like the "People's Champ" who always gets his prize, Beanie Sigel won't fall. In fact, he's back, looking and sounding better than ever over speakers that blare one of his new tracks in the background. He's not in Philadelphia, but rather in New York City in a small studio surrounded by his team and a few friends. He's ready to record, and he's sober and has no pen or pad in sight.
The agile-witted "Killadelphia" MC, or the "Broad Street Bully," depending on which kind of day you catch him, is all smiles. "Bang, bang, bang," goes the West Indian-accented cry on the hook of a song that he plays for me before the interview. It sounds good. It sounds better than good. But then again, Beanie Sigel has never really sounded bad.
The unnamed, new track is for his new album via his new deal, and with all the newness, I can't help but notice the growth - both personally and musically - from Beans. And prompted by his loyalty to the fans and his State Property rap clique, he shared some exclusive details with AllHipHop.com about the determined prize fighter's next trip into the rap ring:
Check back for more of AllHipHop.com’s exclusive video interview with Beanie Sigel in the coming days.
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