Things just Miami native Trick Daddy breezes through the winds From the harrowing "Born a Thug," to the convict-empowering "You Damn Right," Trick refuses to stray far from the
ain't the same for gangsters. Songs associated with dance moves rule the
airwaves, so any recording artist who isn't snapping or leaning along has to be
especially on point to be a force on music charts. So what should an emcee known
for bold thuggery do in this evolving rap climate? Absolutely nothing.
of change with Back by Thug Demand,
the seventh chapter of his criminally-minded chronicle. While many of his peers
have attempted to evolve and show growth as artists, T Double D's music and album titles have flaunted his stationary
state of mind. He even uses the album's introduction to mock those who ask, "Do you have anything else to talk about?"
drugs, guns and thugs formula that has defined his work for nearly a decade.
Just mix hard horns, heavy bass and booming vocals to create a disc ready to be
blasted in car stereo systems. Adhering to that theme, Back by Thug Demand showcases a brash set of Chevy-centric
production from The Runners, Mannie Fresh and other beat-makers
capable of delivering melodically-rotund rider music. The Runners provide trunk-rattling bounce for "Bet That" and a
bone-crushing beat for "Breaka, Breaka," where Trick lays claim to being Florida's
premiere emcee. TD's granite-like
growl never wavers as he raps, "Let's set
this record straight/Nigga, I run this whole state/There's only one Mayor of
Dade, and y'all niggas my prot
Miami native Trick Daddy breezes through the winds
From the harrowing "Born a Thug," to the convict-empowering "You Damn Right," Trick refuses to stray far from the