Forrest Day / LATYRX (featuring Lyrics Born, Lateef the Truthspeaker and Skins and Needles

859 O'Farrell St.

San Francisco, CA 94109


With: Ghost and The City

Friday May 3, 2013 @ GAMH

DOORS - 8:00pm / SHOW - 9:00pm


PRICE : $21.00
Dinner & Admission: $45.95
Door Price: $26.00

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"Idiosyncratic. Original. Novel. Call it whatever you like, but let this be known: Bay Area musician Forrest Day is easily one of the most captivating individuals the cultural-rich locale has ever produced. Yes, ever. Throw him in the mix with RHCP, Sublime, Jane’s Addiction and Green Day, this genre-bending wizard is something else altogether." –

What Latyrx brings to the table is a technical difficulty level rare these days in hip-hop and matched only by a few groups in the genre’s entire history: Run-DMC, Jurassic 5, Blackstar, Freestyle Fellowship. Their challenging, intricate back-and forth arrangements evoke a lyrical version of bebop, with layer upon layer of rhythmic syncopation and vocal patterning constantly pushing the envelope.

"We have a good chemistry and it’s kind of unique," Lateef says. "We step up each others’ game content, and both of us push each other in the originality department."

"What we’ve talked about is very simply, picking up where we left off," LB explains. The return of Latyrx stands as Very Good News for true hip-hop fans, lyrical aficionados, boom-bap beatniks, urban bohemians, wee tots in Reeboks, and Muzappers of all shapes, sizes, colors, and ages.