Lyrics Born

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Birthday
2, 1972
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Alternative hip hop musician and producer who made up one-half of the duo Latyrx with Lateef the Truthspeaker. They put out albums titled The Album and The Second Album. He also released five solo albums, three of which were released through Mobile Home Recordings.

Before Fame

He attended Henry B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. He changed his stage name from Asia Born to Lyrics Born in 1995. 

Trivia

He made several guest appearances on Blackalicious tracks. 

Family Life

His birth name is Tsutomu Shimura. He lived in Tokyo, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Berkeley, California. 

Associated With

He received a production credit for RL Burnside's songs "Goin' Down South" and "Someday Baby" from A Bothered Mind (2004).