“It’s not a diss track. If you listen to the song, I clearly state, “I lost my pops, but he’s still alive!” He is present as in he is living, but he isn’t present in my day-to-day life! That is something that my life consists of [and] that’s not a diss. It’s a fact!” — Marquise to Okayplayer
A month ago, after the media frenzy caused by his first release, Marquise returned with a chill track titled, “I Ain’t With It” featuring BMN. Stream the record below. Then, be on the lookout for “Escape,” the rising star’s forthcoming debut mixtape.
On April 17, Troy Ave released his controversial “Nupac” mixtape on BSB Records, his independent record label. Purchase the Brooklyn-native rapper’s project on Apple Music.
“Growing up, my dad was my superhero,” he explains. “It was like having a father who was Superman, more or less. But then, as I got older, you start realizing things or you start seeing certain patterns and it takes an effect on your relationship with people. That’s what happened with me and my father.” — Marquise to Rap-Up