AFTER SUFFERING FROM AN ANEURYSM IN 2004, MUSH RECORDS’ DUB SPECIALIST BOUNCES BACK WITH AN ALBUM THAT HARNESSES THE ANXIOUS ENERGY OF THE OPPRESSED PEOPLE OF THE WORLD AND SETS IT TO MUSIC
Andre Afram Asmar – Onward Farword by MushRecords
Dub music has a family tree. From godfathers King Tubby and Lee Perry, second generation masters Prince Jammys and Mad Professor, down to current current heavyweight champion Scientist, three generations of Jamaican engineers have been shaping the sound of the dancehall. Enter a Palestinian-American named Andre Afram Asmar.
Emerging Brooklyn rap artist Lerix finally releases his eagerly awaited project “New Heights”. The project is the follow up to “It’s A W(Rap) Again”. The 10-track opus includes features from indie artists Thirsty McGurk, Kamilah Gibson , Showbiz and Shane Eli. It also boasts production from Best Kept Secret, Adot, Tureex, Bravestarr, EPK and Shane Eli.
Lerix, is a Brooklyn based emcee whose recording style is progressive and reminiscent of the “Golden Era.” His infatuation with hip hop started at the age of 14 through his older cousin Hank Love, who was the co-host of 105.9’s “Hank love and Half-Pint show.” Soon enough, Lerix, started writing songs, and joined ciphers in high school with his friends in the lunchroom. Lerix’s music is often compared with hip hop heavy weights like Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul. In 2009, Lerix, gained the opportunity to meet with record A&R’s. Although the didn’t not lead to a deal the meetings did help Lerix, realize he wouldn’t compromise his persona to fit into the “industry model.” During the past year Lerix gained new perspectives on life and has not stopped recording music.
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