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Lloyd Banks Interview [Video]

Hip-Hop Wired  caught up with G-Unit Capo Lloyd Banks who recently dropped his third studi album HFM2 (Hunger For More Part 2.)

He also details  going back to his independent roots which led to a label bidding war and mending rifts with Ashanti and other beefs from the past.

“A lot of the beefs were sparked by other artists.  If I feel like its worth it and you say something towards me,  I’m gone respond.  It’s Hip-Hop.

But maturity plays a big part and you differentiate between the rap Sh*t and a real passionate problem with someone.”

Banks also speaks on buying coats for the kids in his community as well as donating computers to local NY public schools and not doing it for the cameras.  He also talks about his promising acting career and answering doubters with his new project.

“Whoever doubted, I’m gone remind them  that this is why and HFM2 is the body of work  body that lives up to it.”

Many MC had tax problems in 2010 and Lloyd Banks offers a few tips on managing your finances and not spending beyond your means.

“I made my first million dollars at 20-years old and I was too scared to touch it.  I eat humble pie every morning so I really didn’t have the temptation to go out there and live beyond my means.

And being next to someone like 50 made it easier because if you see him shine then I’m shining right next to him.  If that’s 50 car and I’m in it, who are they to know.  That’s our car…”