Philthy Rich, Paul Wall, Freeway Pay Homage to The Jacka with “King Jack”
Oakland rapper Philthy Rich, who will release his fifth studio album, Real N*ggas Back In $tyle on February 26th, today shares “King Jack,” an emotional single honoring late Bay Area legend The Jacka. “King Jack” features verses from Freeway and Paul Wall, along with piano-ridden production by AK47. “He was very humble and genuine – that’s very hard to find in people these days,” Philthy Rich tells Noisey of The Jacka in their premiere post. “He was one of the realest n*ggas I ever met and one of the only rappers I respected. I got ‘King Jack’ tatted on my back right beside 2Pac and Mac [Dre]… Rest in peace The King ’til we meet again…” Additionally, Freeway spoke on The Jacka, noting, “He had a great heart – I seen him give a person the shirt off his back with my own eyes. He really cared about all his friends he was striving to be a good Muslim and he was a great rapper! He will truly be missed.”
Philthy Rich’s Real N*ggas Back In $tyle is available for pre-order and features guest appearances from Mozzy, IAMSU, Young Dolph, Zoey Dollaz, Nef The Pharaoh, E-40, Jim Jones and more and production by 808 Mafia, Zaytoven, KC da Beatmonster and more. Late last year, Philthy Rich released the well-performing single “Make A Living” with IAMSU and just this past weekend shared the WorldStarHipHop-premiered visual for “Buss Down,” which features Young Scooter. Earlier this year, Philthy Rich appeared on Nef The Pharaoh x Cardo‘s Bay Area slang anthem, “#SayDaat,” and previously joined Mozzy on breakthrough video single “I’m Just Being Honest.” Philthy Rich’s Real N*ggas Back In $tyle will be the first in series of three albums with the same title.