Shade 45 talks with Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave about his claims of “bringing New York Rap back” and how his music is authentic to the lifestyle of his Crown Heights neighborhood. Judging from this and prior interviews, Troy is passionate about bringing back Mafioso Rap back to New York’s forefront as he testaments his music to what rap fans want to hear from the Big Apple‘s artists. Watch the 20-minute interview above, Wu-Tang titan Raekwon stops by towards the end of the conversation. Cokeamania! Download his newest project New York City now as it has been receiving rave reviews (XXL Magazine gave the project an “XL” rating).