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Tuesday, December 7 2010

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.


Wednesday, May 14 2008

Lyrics Born: Everywhere at Once

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


Monday, January 8 2007

Lyrics Born: Overnight Encore

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


Monday, April 18 2005

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.


Wednesday, December 10 2003

Lyrics Born: Later That Day


Blogs

Wednesday, February 5 2014

20 Questions: Latyrx

When Lateef the Truth Speaker and Lyrics Born came together for 1997's sole Latyrx album, DJ Shadow, Blackalicious, and more helped turn it into an underground classic. The long-awaited follow-up arrived at long last in 2013, and the only thing that's as entertaining as The Second Album is their answers to our 20 Questions ...


Monday, November 16 2009

Verse-Chorus-Verse: An Interview with Lyrics Born

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


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