Lyricist Lounge Continues its Proud Legacy

July 9, 2019

Hip Hop is still alive and kicking, thanks largely to events like the Lyricist Lounge, which, for nearly 30 years, has brought together old legends and promising young up and comers that share the same love and devotion to the rap game.

 

 

 

Lyricist Lounge crew with Talib, Benny, Lil Dee and Jay Lonzo

Talib Kweli hosted the night, holding things down as he introduced the up and coming MCs.

 

Lyricist Lounge founders Danny Castro and Anthony Marshall with Talib Kweli, Benny the Butcher, Lil Dee and Jay Lonzo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talib at Lyricist Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Talib Kweli at SOBs Lyricist Lounge

The special night also marked the birthday of illustrious DJ Tony Touch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DJ Tony Touch at SOBs NYC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gorilla Nems SOBs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benny at SOBs NYC

Gorilla Nems put on a hell of a show, representing Coney Island proper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benny The Butcher pulled through with another fierce performance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Lonzo Lyricist Lounge

Danny Castro, Co-Founder of Lyricist Lounge

Anthony Marshall, Co-Founder of Lyricist Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Left to Right: Danny Castro (@dcashflow74), Jay Lonzo (@jaylonzoo), Benny The Butcher (@getbenny), Lil Dee (@lildee_raps) and Anthony Marshall (@antmarshall)

 

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