HIPHOP THROWBACK: JULY 9, 2002 – STYLES P DROPS “A GANGSTER AND A GENTLEMAN,” A DEFINITIVE RUFF RYDERS CLASSIC

Studio album by Styles P

22 years ago, on July 9th, Styles P, known as one-third of the iconic hip-hop trio The LOX, released his debut solo album ‘A Gangster and a Gentleman.’ This legendary record firmly established Styles P’s reputation as a formidable solo artist within the Ruff Ryders label.

Album Title: A Gangster and a Gentleman
Artist: Styles P
Release Date: July 9, 2002

Brief Background: ‘A Gangster and a Gentleman’ cemented Styles P’s status as a solo force following the success of his group’s album ‘We Are the Streets.’ Produced by a stellar lineup including the Alchemist, Rockwilder, Ayatollah, DJ Clue, and Swizz Beatz, the album featured guest appearances from Jadakiss, Sheek Louch, and others from the Ruff Ryders and beyond.
Styles  P’s ‘A Gangster and a Gentleman’ Full Album Track:

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