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Troy Ave Delivers His Defense With 'Free Troy Ave' Mixtape: Listen
Troy Ave isn't letting the lows keep him down. After releasing the track "Chuck Norris" over the weekend, the Brooklyn rapper (real name Roland Collins) delivered his new mixtape on Monday (June 6) while in jail, having appropriately changed the title from Real Vs. Fake to Free Troy Ave.
Troy Ave has been making headlines recently after he was arrested and pled not guilty to attempted murder charges in the Irving Plaza shooting that killed his bodyguard Ronald "Banga" McPhatter. The incident also left three others wounded, including Troy Ave, who suffered a gunshot in the leg. Police also located a gun in Troy's vehicle that contained bullets matching those used in the shooting and are searching for a second gunman.
As the investigation continues, Troy Ave's 12-track mixtape includes three spoken-word tracks seemingly recorded over a phone call made from prison where the BSB emcee pleads his case. Stream and download Free Troy Ave below.