Mr Lif

Mr Lif Mini Biography

Mr Lif is from Boston. He is a political and socially conscious rapper reminiscent of acts like Boogie Down Production & Public Enemy who were known for their deeply thought provoking lyrics. Born Jeffrey Haynes, Mr. Lif grew up in the Boston, MA, suburb of Brighton. He released his first single, Elektro, in 1998, attracting the attention of labels Grand Royal and Def Jux.

Avenue 707 CD [Hangout Records]

Avenue 707 CD [Hangout Records]

Newly formed West Coast rap / urban hip hop group Avenue 707 celebrates the release of their first album, Avenue 707, on Hangout Records. Hangout Records, est. 2005, is the brainchild of childhood friends and band mates, Elwin Maiden and Jeff Nixon. These diligent visionaries decided that establishing a family-owned operation was the only way to have representation without compromising their creative freedom.

Dabrye

Dabrye – Biography

Dabrye is just one alias of Michigan’s Tadd Mullinix who shifts through various guises with remarkable competency and sophistication. As Dabrye, Mullinix explores hip-hop, creating head-nodding beats with bass lines that reference jazz and electro in equal measure.