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Lyrics Born (a.k.a. Asia Born) is Tom Shimura (b. 1972), originally from Berkeley, California, though through his childhood he lived in Tokyo, Japan, and Salt Lake City, Utah. He began his hip hop career while at college at UC Davis, where he was a DJ at the college station KDVS. He is a founding member of the group of artists known as Quannum Projects.

He is also one half of the group Latyrx with fellow MC Lateef the…

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  • Real people is amazing, this is going to end up on a lot of best of the year list.
  • I did some ep in tradition of Endtroducing (just samples used as material). Maybe you will like it: https://soundcloud.com/muddygarage/sets/the-moody-garage-ep
  • When he raps his voice reminds me of MC Gets Sidetracked Easily.
  • gooooooooooood ^^
  • Blackbird Presents: Lyrics Born @ Club Fox Redwood City, CA 8:00/9:00PM Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8:00 PM http://lyricsbornfeb16.eventbrite.com/
  • legend
  • The Last Trumpet.
  • Super Hip-Hop producer, MC, Songwriter and Label Head Lyrics Born stops by his hometown record store Amoeba Berkeley. See what he is listening to lately and what gets him hype before showtime! http://www.amoeba.com/whats-in-my-bag/index.html#/detail/2011-09-29_lyrics-born
  • Hey all, if you haven't already, check out Latyrx, the collab of Lyrics Born and Lateef the Truth Speaker. I wrote about 'em on my blog, check it: http://emaciatedwildebeest.tumblr.com/post/7285199971
  • i know the voice soon as i hear it, name is lyrics born from the legendary group latyrx

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