As the new year gets underway, a host of upstarts are looking to throw their hats in the ring early on and join the conversations of might prove to conquer the year. Enter Leigh Paris, a New York-bred emcee who has offered up his first selection of the year with his catchy "Wood Grain" cut, which sample's Belizean rapper Shyne's Barrington Levy-assisted "Bad Boyz" cut.
It's a nod to Paris' own Belizean roots and lends a modern take on a classic cut. The original Bad Boyz" peaked at No. 57 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon its release in 200. Only time will tell if Leigh Paris on road to such success. RIght now, the song serves as a look at what s to come of Ligh Paris' upcoming EP, but until it arrives, get acquainted with "Wood Grain."
Wood grain Cartier
Wood grain in the air
I grow out my hair
I go everywhere