EXCLUSIVE – Bay Area Hip Hop staple Lyrics Born has resurfaced with a new compilation album called Mobile Homies: Season 1. Boasting features from artists such as Blackalicious, Dan The Automator, Dilated Peoples’ Rakaa, The Grouch & Eligh, Lateef The Truthspeaker, Galactic and Cutso, the 12-track project was inspired by Lyrics Born’s Mobile Homies podcast, which he created during the initial COVID-19 lockdown in an effort to stay connected to his fellow Hip Hop peers.
Lyrics Born plucked 10 different producers for the project, a completely new studio experience for LB. In the process, it became more like a social project that “brought new energy and spirit to each track.” But it’s hard not to acknowledge the the album without talking about Gift of Gab’s contribution to “My City.” The Blackalicious MC passed away unexpectedly last June not long after undergoing a double kidney transplant. READ MORE