La Coka Nostra – “Waging War” f. Rite Hook (Video)

blame it on JES7 October 8, 2016

On November 4th, 2016, NYC/Boston-reared super rap group La Coka Nostra will release their third full-length studio album, To Thine Own Self Be True, distributed on storied independent Hip-Hop label Fat Beats.

A follow-up to 2012’s Master of the Dark Arts, TTOSBT will feature J57, Marco Polo, Vinnie Paz, Nems, Sick Jacken, Apathy, SKAM2 and more — led by the Statik Selektah-produced “Stay True.”

A lot has changed in the four years since Master of the Dark Arts was released, and according the group’s de facto “cult leader” Ill Bill, this new album will touch on what’s been going on within this time frame:

“Speaking for myself, it’s been a heavy last couple of years. It’s definitely the most personal record we’ve made under the La Coka banner and while we’re still making music that’s hard as fuck, there’s a maturity to this latest batch of songs that makes it different from a lot of the older stuff. I notice the biggest reactions come from the songs our listeners can personally relate to and we needed to make a record like this right now, not only for the fans, but for ourselves. I got alot off my chest on this one. Making music can be extremely therapeutic and making To Thine Own Self Be True was a rebirth and a re-ignition for me.”

Before its release next month, LCN return with a video for The Arcitype-produced “Waging War” featuring Boston’s Rite Hook.

Check the full tracklist below and pre-order To Thine Own Self Be True on iTunes or on glow-in-the-dark vinyl.

  1. “Dark Day Road” (prod. J57)
  2. “I Need Help” f. Sick Jacken (prod. Leaf Dog)
  3. “Waging War” f. Rite Hook (prod. The Arcitype)
  4. “Murdered Tonight” (prod. DJ Lethal)
  5. Stay True” (prod. Statik Selektah)
  6. “Blind” f. Q-Unique & Sadie Vada (prod. Marco Polo)
  7. “Crispy Innovators” f. Vinnie Paz (prod. Vherbal)
  8. “Archie Bunker” f. Nems (prod. DJ Lethal)
  9. “High Times” f. Sick Jacken (prod. Salam Wreck)
  10. “America” f. Apathy (prod. DJ Lethal)
  11. “Now Or Never” f. SKAM2? & Rite Hook (prod. DJ Lethal)
  12. “To Thine Own Self Be True” f. Rite Hook (prod. ChumZilla)