Bay-Area independent rap legend Lyrics Born has joined forces with New York multimedia powerhouse Decon for the sake of quality trans-national hip-hop. The multi-faceted musician plans to release his third proper solo effort, As U Were on October 26th. The lead single “Lies x 3” is an alt-tinged synth-rocker that is a sure shot summer banger.
Blending catchy pop-synth melodies and hooks, heavy guitar riffs, sticky bass, and windshield poppin’ beats, As U Were exemplifies LB’s most adventurous production to date. Coupled with his razor-sharp humor, rhythmic baritone, and signature melodic cadence, the new album is a jaw-dropping musical experience unlike any other. Familiar fans will appreciate classic collaborations with Gift of Gab and Joyo Velarde, as well as an overdue reunion with Lateef. He also draws on the talent of recently celebrated acts such as Trackademicks, Sam Sparro, and Francis and The Lights. Even beat impresarios Jake One and Headnodic snag co-production credits, hammering out beats alongside LB’s in-house team of stage musicians, the ever-funky and ambidextrous Lyrics Born Mixed Re-View.
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