Styles P (The LOX) | Interview
Styles P is an a emcee from Yonkers, NY. As a teenager, he formed a group with friends Jadakiss and Sheek Louch, which later became known as The LOX. In 1994, they appeared on Main Source’s album, Fuck What You Think. The group met Mary J. Blige who passed their demo to Diddy, which led to The LOX being hired to write for Bad Boy Records. In 1996 and 1997, the group wrote and performed on Bad Boy songs “It’s All About The Benjamins”, “24 Hours To Live”, Mariah Carey’s “Honey”, The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Last Day”, Jennifer Lopez’s “Jenny From The Block”, and many more. In 1997, The LOX received international acclaim for their tribute song to The Notorious B.I.G., “We’ll Always Love Big Poppa”, on Diddy’s triple platinum album, No Way Out. In 1998, The LOX released their debut album, Money, Power, & Respect, and went platinum. Soon after, The LOX signed with Ruff Ryder Records and released their sophomore album in 2000, We Are The Streets. In 2002, Styles released his debut album, A Gangster & A Gentleman. He has released numberous mixtapes and full length albums since then, including the novel, Invincible. Purchase Styles P’s 2013 album Float with Grammy-nominated producer Scram Jones.