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Latyrx releasing long-awaited second album w/ production from tUnE-yArDs, Chris Funk & more, release new song (listen)

by Andrew Sacher


Deltron 3030 aren’t the only alternative hip hop group making a long-awaited comeback this year. Bay Area duo Latyrx (aka Lyrics Born and Lateef the Truth Speaker) are planning to release the followup to their sole album, 1997’s The Album, on November 5. The album, appropriately titled The Second Album, features guest appearances by Zion I, Busdriver, The GIft of Gab, Corey Glover (of Living Colour), and more, in addition to production by tUnE-yArDs, Chris Funk (of The Decemberists), Jel (of Anticon), and more.

The album’s newest single is the laid back cut “Exclamation Point” (produced by and featuring Forrest Day), which is out today and makes its premiere in this post. Check it out, along with the video for another track “Gorgeous Spirits (Aye, Let’s Go!),” album artwork, tracklist and list of tour dates (none in NYC), below…

Latyrx – “Exclamation Point”

Latyrx – “Gorgeous Spirits (Aye, Let’s Go!)” Official Video


1. Arrival (prod. by Jel of Anticon)
2. It’s Time (feat. Zion I, prod. by Amp Live)
3. Reload (prod. by Jel of Anticon)
4. Exclamation Point (feat. Forrest Day, prod. by Forrest Day)
5. Deliberate Jibberish (prod. by tUnE-yArDs)
6. Close Your Eyes (feat. Busdriver, prod. by Antonionian)
7. Nebula’s Eye (feat. 1-O.A.K. & Joyo Velarde, prod. by G-Koop & O-Man)
8. The Power of Rumor (Leonard Is Lost) (prod. by Adam Theis and Lyrics Born)
9. Watershed Moment (feat. The Gift of Gab of Blackalicious, prod. by tUnE-yArDs)
10. Sometimes Why? (prod. by Chris Funk of The Decemberists)
11. Every Man For Himself (feat. Joyo Velarde, prod. by Future People)
12. Electric Chair (feat. Corey Glover of Living Colour, prod. by Kaveh Rastegar & Jeremy Ruzumna)
13. Gorgeous Spirits (Aye, Let’s Go!) (prod. by The Bangerz)

Latyrx — 2013 Tour Dates
10/25/13 Denver, CO Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
10/26/13 Gunnison, CO The Last Chance
10/27/13 Aspen, CO Belly Up (Aspen)
11/01/13 Missoula, MT Top Hat
11/02/13 Bozeman, MT Zebra Lounge
11/03/13 Billings, MT Railyard
11/04/13 Boise, ID Neurolux
11/14/13 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
11/15/13 Bend, OR Domino Room
11/16/13 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
11/20/13 San Francisco, CA The Independent

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