The LOX have announced that they've signed with Roc Nation and a new album, Filthy America... It's Beautiful is coming on Dec. 16.

The album marks the group's third studio album and first album in 16 years, since the release of We Are the Streets in 2000. Their debut album, Money Power Respect introduced Sheek Louch, Styles P and Jadakiss as among the best lyricists in the game when it was released in 1998.

The announcement of a new album follows the release of their August single, "What Happens," which addressed police brutality following the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

“What happens when we can’t take no more? / Look at the kids, they ain’t safe no more / Go to the church, it ain’t faith no more,” Styles P spits on the song with Jadakiss, adding, “They attacking us / They ain’t backing us / You call it ignorance, it’s just the black in us…they way they cover it up, it’s spectacular.”

The song was accompanied by an open letter which said they could not ignore the injustices perpetrated by police in black communities across the country. As for the album, no track-listing has been released as of yet, but if it follows in the same tune as their previous albums, listeners are in for a treat.

 

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