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Lyrics Born
24 October, 2013 11:46 pm

From the forthcoming release, The Second Album, dropping worldwide 11/05/13. Produced by tUnE-yArDs

19 September, 2013 11:41 pm

Legendary Bay Area hip-hop duo Latyrx recently announced that their first album in 16 years, titled The Second Album, will be released November 5th. Brooklyn Vegan has just premiered the lead single from the album, “Exclamation Point,” produced by and featuring jazz rapper Forrest Day. Known for their experimental and adventurous approach to sonic landscapes [cont.]

4 September, 2013 2:37 am

Lateef and Lyrics Born will come together once again as Latyrx for the release of The Second Album, a follow-up to their ground-breaking, critically acclaimed 1997 Solesides debut, The Album. The project is due November 6th, check out the cover art and tracklist, as well as the first video, “Gorgeous Spirits (Aye, Let’s Go!)”. 01 [cont.]

2 October, 2011 12:20 pm

Solesides/Quannum emcee Lyrics Born visits Berkley’s Amoeba Records to show off what’s in his bag.

2 June, 2011 4:47 am

From LB’s As You Were LP: At long last we bring you the official video for Lyrics Born’s ‘Coulda Woulda Shoulda’ featuring Sam Sparro. Director Yoram Benz handled all the post-production graphics as well, adding a slick alter-ego to Lyrics Born’s repertoire.

2 February, 2011 6:28 am

Trackademics teams with VTech Headphones to remix LB’s latest single from As You Were. LISTEN: Lyrics Born – “Lies X 3 (Trackademics Remix)” Lyrics Born – “Lies X 3 (Trackademics Remix)”

10 November, 2010 6:00 pm

The Bay area’s Lyrics Born has dwelled in the underground as part of the early 00’s group Latyrx and made a name for himself as a staple in the bay with solo endeavors such as Later That Day. But his latest outing finds him moving way left of the music he is known for, which [cont.]

3 May, 2008 3:56 am

Spring is in full swing, which means those of us living in areas with seasonal weather (i.e., not L.A. or Miami) are feeling that unmistakable rush of regeneration. Like the flowers blooming in our yards, the legs of fine young ladies are sprouting from their shorts, and the new Lyrics Born record is a suitable [cont.]

17 May, 2005 12:00 am

Today hip hop functions less as definition of a genre, but  is more like a seed which continuously germinates an array of unique artists and sounds.  Lyrics Born is one such artist who has taken the seed of hip hop and cultivated it into his own distinct sound, as demonstrated on his newest release, Same [cont.]

20 April, 2005 12:00 am

        While Lyrics Born’s official jump-off into the world of underground hip-hop was part of the Solesides duo Latryx (along with Lateef The Truth Speaker), after years of putting it down on various 12inches, remixes, and compilations, he didn’t see his full-length solo debut until 2004′s Later That Day. Riding off the buzz of that [cont.]

26 September, 2003 12:00 am

I’m not sure what exactly they do up there in Northern Cali, but whatever it is (especially in the Bay Area) it’s having some funkdafied results. Take the latest LP from Berkeley’s own Lyrics Born. As an original pioneer of the Solesides aesthetic, purveyor of general funkiness and gifted lyricist, LB was one half of [cont.]

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