Yung Joc and N.O.R.E. try to put raekwon proteges Ice Water on ice, in new releases

Even if he can’t spell, Yung Joc sure knows how to make a debut: The ATL rapper’s first album, last year’s New Joc City, bowed at #3 on the Billboard albums chart. Now Yung is back with another word you won’t find in Webster’s — “Hustlenomics” — and a few upperclassmen in tow: Diddy, Snoop, Game and Bun B. With peers Rick Ross, the Neptunes, Young Dro and Jim Jones also in attendance, this could be one for the books.

Joc – who sings on the Hustlenomics title track: “You can call me Malcolm X/ I hustle by any means” — also goes by another name: J.O.C. That handle might call to mind another rapper, New York’s N.O.R.E., who drops by this week with a Noreality check. Like Joc, the rapper formerly known as Noreaga also has some A-list support: Kanye West, Three 6 Mafia, Jadakiss, Kurupt and Styles P drop guest verses, while Swizz Beatz and others man the boards.

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