Contact Us

New Boyz Announce May Release for ‘Too Cool to Care’

Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images

California rap duo New Boyz — consisting of Ben J and Legacy — are returning to the game with their sophomore album, set for release on May 10. Entitled ‘Too Cool to Care,’ the Warner Bros. artists are leading off the cycle with their current single, ‘Backseat,’ and they want fans to expect something eclectic on the new album.

“Music-wise, we got songs,” said Legacy to BET.com. “We got rock songs with singing, pop tracks. Then we got hip-hop tracks, R&B tracks, love tracks. It’s just a wide variety of music. We like to try different things. We definitely make tracks for people to dance to, but we’re not dancers.”

The poppy, young-oriented group is still rather controversial with many of hip-hop’s gatekeepers. Their 2009 debut, ‘Skinny Jeanz & a Mic,’ and subsequent “jerkin” dance craze were successful but heavily criticized by many fans and members of the media. For the New Boyz, the new effort is a chance to remain defiant and really show people what they are all about.

“We wanted to make sure on this new album that we show ourselves as artists and what the New Boyz is really about,” Legacy continued. “Too Cool to Care’ is not just an album. It’s a movement. It’s about how we’ve always gotten criticism from those who want to hate our fashion and style.”

The rap team are most noted for their 2009 hit, ‘You’re a Jerk,’ which peaked at No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 4 on the Hot Rap Tracks charts.


Watch the New Boyz’ Dance Off at AOL Studios

%VIRTUAL-globalVideoEmbed-{“videoIds”:”517554593″,”width”:”476″,”height”:”357″}%

Download New Boyz Songs | Buy New Boyz Albums

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!