Lyricist Lounge Hits The West Coast
The third installment of the popular compilation series hits in a West coast incarnation.
Back when Rawkus Records was setting the trends and releasing nothing but classics, the legendary Lyricist Lounge open mic in NYC materialized into a classic double album from Rawkus. The brilliant showcase of underground talents such as Mos Def, Ras Kass, Reflection Eternal and Last Emporer his since sold 150,000 units.
Rawkus followed that up in 2000 with the decidedly more commercial