E.D.I. Mean Of The Outlawz Drops ‘The Hope Dealer 3′ & OG3: La Bella Vita’ Featuring Kokane, C-Bo, Young Noble, Kastro + More

E.D.I. Mean, best known for being a member of 2Pac‘s group The Outlawz, has released The Hope Dealer 3 and the OG3: La Bella Vita projects via his own record label O4L Digital. With these releases, the hip-hop veteran closes out a double trilogy.

Ten years ago, the Outlawz member dropped the O.G. Est. 1992 mixtape, and in 2020 released its follow-up, O.G. Vol. 2: Classics in Session featuring B-Legit, Jay Worthy, Young Noble, Berner, Tha Realest, and others. On the 9-track OG3: La Bella Vita, E.D.I. Mean collaborates with Kokane, C-Bo, Ed Bone, and others.

Coinciding with the O.G. series, he began dropping The Hope Dealer studio albums in 2015, with the first installment featuring Kastro, Freddie Gibbs, Young Noble, Krayzie Bone, Planet Asia, Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound, and more. The Hope Dealer series also concludes with the release of The Hope Dealer 3, a nine-track project featuring Young Noble, Kastro, Louis Paso, Marsalis, and Marcela.