After a six month hiatus, Lloyd Banks has returned with new music tonight. The song is titled "Drop A Diamond," and finds Banks connecting with Raekwon. The two veteran New York rappers ride the piano-laced instrumental from Ryan Alexy with precision. Banks bookends Raekwon's second verse with the opening and closing verses on the song. The Queens native sounds as hungry as he ever has.

Banks is getting ready to finally release a new mixtape, All Or Nothing Vol 1: Failure’s No Option. To be hosted by DJ Drama, the tape was supposed to have come out earlier in the year, but Banks chose instead to scrap the entire thing at one point in order to rerecord it. Perhaps this new song is a sign that the Queens native has made some progress on the mixtape and will be dropping it soon.

[via HHNM]

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