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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Local Rapper Lateef the Truthspeaker Rhymes About Oakland with Del The Funky Homosapien

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 3:47 PM

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Rapper Lateef the Truthspeaker was born and raised in Oakland, but that shouldn't surprise anyone. His new song, "Oakland," is a tough-love ode to his hometown and features some of his fellow natives, like Del the Funky Homosapien. Highlight: "It don't matter what race you are/ Everybody pullin' strings like a bass guitar." Listen here.

If you prefer chill synths and a spacey feel over the slow, rock-inspired "Oakland," check out "Testimony," the single from his upcoming album Fire Wire, after the jump.

Crowd Rockers will drop on Nov. 8.

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