Thursday, October 4, 2012


After a one month break, Lyrical SKoolyard is back for another round of raw, authentic, hip hop culture vibes!!!! We present to you, our very special guest emcee: GIFT OF GAB!!!! GIFT OF GAB, is an American rapper best known for performing in the Bay Area hip hop duo Blackalicious along with DJ Chief Xcel. He is also a member of Quannum Projects, a Bay Area hip hop crew and record label, and has performed and recorded as a solo artist. Gift of Gab is often praised by critics for his rapping skills – Allmu sic says he is “one of the very finest MCs to ever pick up a microphone”, “one of the best underground rappers in the business”, “his raps are jam-packed with internal rhymes, allusions, metaphors, ten-cent words, and amazing tongue-twisting feats of skill”, and he has been able to “redefine the art of lyrical technique”. Peter Shapiro describes him as “a walking encyclopedia of MCing styles”, Pitchfork Media refers to his “astonishing verbal dexterity and enunciation”, Popmatters says he has a “nearly impenetrable reputation for style and innovation”, and Stylus Magazine calls him “one of the top MCs in the game”. HOSTED BY SOJOURN W/DJ CHARLIE ROCK - ROCK STEADY CREW, DOJO SOUNDZ OPENING SETS BY: PRINCESS LEAH | 18SENSE | WAJU & DAMAR | DARREN G G BLASIAN $10 Cover 21 and Up Event Starts @ 8pm CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF MANSINI OF BBOY MAFIA/ARMORY MASSIVE!!!!! OPEN MIC | BBOY CYPHERS | RECORD SALE | LIVE PAINTING *Drink Special* $1 Blue Moons from 8:00pm - 9:45!!!!! Merchandise booth provided Left Coast Gear & Oceanside Chronicle This event is supported by:

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