Year of the OX
According to the Zodiac, the Ox is attributed with traits of strength and familial loyalty. Nevertheless, they can be stubborn with their ideals and quick to snap on anybody who might violate tradition. Hailing from Virginia, Lyricks and JL exemplify these characteristics as artists who regularly speak on the struggles of the Everyman, yet quick to welcome any challengers, only to treat them like the bonus stage in Street Fighter. It’s a breath of fresh air in an era when rappers spit freestyles off their phones and mumble from the bottom of styrofoam cups. In 2016, the tag team released “Seven Rings,” garnering millions of views while definitely answering the question ‘can Asians rap?