Troy Ave, New York’s own consummate lyricist has again come out to play on the city streets, and in it reveals a reality only for the strong. To date, Troy Ave has shown us the real deal in his art and to continue to entertain and insight though, he has come up with a new visual experience, in the video “Streets Is A Myth”, taking cue from the real life GTA, the visuals of Action / Adventure Video Games, he pairs the concept of fake friends, leaches and gold-diggers with monsters, zombies and hoodlum thugs, over tattooed rappers that talk the talk but cant do nothing but take a walk.
Troy sets himself as the “Game’s Hero”, fighting that which we use to oppress ourselves, and in the statement of “Streets Is A Myth”, is he telling us that the rough life that is pronounced by many in the rap / hip hop community is based on true life, or the “Hollywood” image of what it takes to survive the streets. To take a que from Freddie Mercury, “Is this the Real Life, is this just fantasy”… or a nightmare.
New York Musical Artist Troy Ave, who taken the name of the block he grew up on in Brooklyn, has been bringing heat in the form of hype songs with real lyrics this high energy MC got music made by and for the streets. Never apologetic, Troy Ave’s attitude and demeanor is direct and without effort, unlike those who have created a gimmick, he raps what he lives.