Hear the title track to new Royce 5'9" album 'Layers'


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Last month Royce fans were blessed with the release of "Tabernacle," the first taste of his upcoming album Layers, due out on Tax Day (that's April 15, Mitt Romney). 

Royce hasn't dropped a solo project in five years, and if the album's title track, which hit the Internet yesterday, is any indication, it'll definitely be worth the wait. 

Pusha T and Rick Ross join Royce on "Layers" and the trifecta of lyricists take listeners to church over the Mr. Porter-produced track. 

Regarding his upcoming release, the rapper told Complex, "Layers is 100 percent Royce 5’9”. I love rapping and creating music with Marshall, Slaughterhouse, and Premier because they all inspire me creatively in different ways... I’ve been through a lot with my sobriety and different situations; and now its time for me to tell my story. Layers is the beginning chapters of me telling my story." 

Listen to it below and check out the album's full track list here


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