Articles tagged lyrics born

8 May 2015 // 3:30 AM

Lyrics Born: Real People

Real People is an exercise in passion that carries with it the weight of New Orleans' heritage and atmosphere.

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7 Dec 2010 // 10:00 PM

Lyrics Born: As U Were

No one could begrudge him his taste for booty pop and getting “funky fresh", but Lyrics Born’s genre rigor fosters a regrettable lack of imagination.

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Joyo Velarde: Love and Understanding

Filipino diva and frequent contributor to Lyrics Born records takes a nostalgic, R&B stab at her own LP.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Lyrics Born

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Soulico: Exotic on the Speaker

Deftly incorporates a multitude of rhythmic structures and vocal styles that are distinctly Middle Eastern, hip-hop, or, as the case may be, both.

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Lyrics Born: Everywhere at Once

Tom Shimura's second solo LP is hip-hop soul food, as funky as you wanna be.

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Lyrics Born: Overnight Encore

I would rather that Lyrics Born just knuckled down and gave us another studio album, for chrissake.

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18 Apr 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Lyrics Born: Same !@#$ Different Day

Don't let the title fool you. While the material here is largely based on tracks from LB's debut Later That Day, it isn't the same shit. This is a 70s funk party -- hip hop by way of the Dramatics -- and it rocks harder than LTD in almost every way. It truly is a different day -- and a much better day by the sound of it.

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10 Dec 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Lyrics Born: Later That Day

There’s a point in Lyrics Born’s ambitious solo disc, Later That Day, where he calls Quannum label-mate Gift of Gab for a heart-to-heart

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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