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Lyricist Lounge

The Lyricist Lounge is a hip hop showcase of rappers, emcees, DJ’s, and Graffiti artists.

It was a series of open mic events hosted in a small studio apartment in the Lower East Side section of New York City.

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Lyricist Lounge Volume One (1998)

Lyricist Lounge Volume One

Disc 1:
01. Street Promoters Skit – Street Promoters
02. Intro – De La Soul
03. Bring Hip Hop Back – Cipher Complete
04. Keep Pouring – The Diaz Brothers
05. Blood – Sarah Jones
06. Body Rock – Mos Def
07. Bathroom Cipher – Various “Lyricist Lounge” Artists
08. Da Cipher – The Words
09. Famous Last Words – Word A’ Mouth
10. No Matter – Prime
11. Action Guranteed – Ras Kass
12. All In My Own – Mike Zoot
13. The Phone Call Skit – Various “Lyricist Lounge” Artists
14. Live From The DJ Stretch Armstrong Show – DJ Stretch Armstrong
Disc 2:
01. Ohm – Saul Williams
02. Intro – Kool Keith
03. Mayday – Natural Elements
04. The Manifesto – Kweli
05. Be OK – Rah Digga
06. Lyrics – A.L.
07. Outside The Lounge – Wise Guy The Unsigned Emcee
08. Holy Water – Lord Have Mercy
09. Jayou – Jurassic 5
10. C.I.A. (Criminals In Action) – KRS-ONE
11. Society – Problemz
12. Weight – Indelible MCs
13. After The Show – Jedi

Lyricist Lounge 2 (2000)

Lyricist Lounge 2

01. 16 Bars – Notorious B.I.G.
02. Oh No – Mos Def & Pharoache Monch
03. Makin’ It Blend – Q-Tip & Words
04. Get Up – Cocoa Brovaz
05. Get That Dough – Beanie Sigel
06. Let’s Grow – Royce Da 5’9in
07. Ms. Fat Booty 2 – Mos Def & Ghostface Killah
08. W.K.Y.A. – Saukrates
09. Sharp Shooters – Talib Kweli & Dead Prez
10. Lengendary Street Team – Kool G Rap & M.O.P.
11. The Grimy Way – Big Noyd & Prodigy
12. Battle – Erick Sermon
13. Da Cipha Interlude
14. Still Here – Big L
15. Right And Exact – Dilated Peoples
16. Watcha – Master Fuol
17. I’ve Committed Murder (Gang Starr Remix) – Macy Gray
18. Outro Live At The Lounge – Q-Tip