Down with the Bay Area's Quannum crew (formerly Solesides), Lyrics Born is an emcee's emcee. With a total command of the mic and a distinct, casual flow, he's graced an assortment of projects eagerly embraced by hip-hop aficionados around the globe. In addition to his buttery, easygoing rap style, he can also bust into funk/soul-style singing and still sound dope. Lyrics Born has been delivering the goods since 1993, and continues to light up speakers with his Quannum compadres. Check out his work with Latyrx (his group with Lateef the Truth Speaker) and appearances on various compilations (especially Quannum Spectrum) for more gems from a truly unique talent. In 2003, Lyrics Born released his long-awaited solo debut Later That Day .... The album was greeted with critical praise as well as commercial success, largely thanks to the regional hit "Callin' Out." After spending the next few years concentrating on touring, Lyrics Born returned in 2008 with Everywhere at Once, which was his first album released on Epitaph.