Audio Premiere: Latyrx (Lateef x Lyrics Born) “Close Your Eyes” feat. Busdriver

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Today’s OKP premiere comes from alternative hip-hop duo Latyrx, the duo composed of rappers/producers Lateef the Truth Speaker and Lyrics Born. The Bay Area based duo will be releasing their long awaited sophomore LP on November 5th, the aptly titled, The Second Album (follow up to 1997’s The Album). The LP is filled with 13 new tracks with features from Zion, Forrest Day, Busdriver, 1-O.A.K., Joyo Velarde, The Gift of Gab, Corey Glover, and more. Today, we give you the premiere of track #6, “Close Your Eyes” featuring Busdriver. Listen to the three rap technicians hit you with a dizzying display of multi-syllabic rhyme patterns, below (Busdriver goes off). The first leg off The Second Album World Tour kicks off next week, get the dates below, as well (help them fund this mission by contributing to their KickStarter page).

10/25 – Cervantes – Denver, CO (w/ Orgone) – tickets
10/26 – Last Chance – Gunnison, CO
10/27 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO – tickets
10/31 – the Knotty Pine – Victor, ID – tickets
11/01 – Top Hat – Missoula, MT – tickets
11/02 – Zebra Lounge – Bozeman, MT
11/03 – Railyard – Billings, MT – tickets
11/04 – Neurolux – Boise, ID – tickets
11/05 – State Room – Salt Lake City, UT
11/08 – Boomer’s – Laytonville, CA – tickets available at the door
11/09 – Harlow’s – Sacramento, CA – tickets
11/14 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR (w/ Vursatyl of Lifesavas & Tope) – tickets
11/15 – Domino Room – Bend, OR – tickets available at the door
11/16 – The Crocodile – Seattle, WA – tickets
11/20 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA (w/ Forrest Day, DJ Aaron AxelsEn & hosted by The Gift of Gab & Chief Xcel of Blackalicious) – tickets
11/21 – Moe’s Alley – Santa Cruz, CA – tickets

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