Sheek Louch of The L.O.X. | Interview
Sheek Louch is an emcee from Yonkers, NY. By age 12, he was inspired to rhyme by his friend who later became known as Jadakiss. The two met Styles P and formed a trio called The Warlox. They changed the group name to The LOX and were discovered by Mary J. Blige who introduced them to Puff Daddy and Bad Boy Records. The LOX released Their first album Money, Power, & Respect in 1998 with features from Lil Kim, Carl Thomas, Kelly Price, Puffy Daddy, and more. In no time, they were appearing on major hits with Mariah Carey, Mase, Puff Daddy, Jay-Z, Mobb Deep, and DMX. The LOX eventually joined Ruff Ryders alongside their neighborhood friend DMX. They released We Are The Streets in 2000, produced almost entirely by Swizz Beatz and features Eve, Kasino, Timbaland, and Drag-On. As entrepreneurs, The LOX created their brand D-Block as a record label, among other business ventures. The members started releasing solo projects and Sheek’s debut album was Walk Witt Me in 2003. He’s released several albums and mixtapes since, with 2010 releasing the latest album, Donnie G: Don Gorilla.