Pastor Troy is finally starting to feel like a grownup. With three major label albums under his belt and a promising future as an entrepreneur, Troy is ‘Ridin’ Big.’ The rapper, who is one of the founding fathers of Crunk Music, is not content to rest on his laurels. He knows that to stay in the game, you have must stay ahead of the game.
On his new CD, By Any Means Necessary, Troy embraces life and success but not without acknowledging the setbacks and challenges that came with it. In fact, the cover of the CD is a re-creation of the hauntingly famous photo of Malcolm X standing by a window with a gun in his hand. Moreover, much like X, Troy feels that his battle is being waged with those in his own ranks: the hip-hop community and hip-hop music in general.
Having long been on the outskirts of hip-hip, Troy, whose early musical offerings included four independent albums prior to signing with Universal Records, nudged his way into hip-hop’s inner circle with 2001’s ... Read full biography