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Mr. Lif Drops New Full Length One Week Early on iTunes, New In Studio Footage on I Heard it Today TV

Mr. Lif Drops New Full Length One Week Early on iTunes, New In Studio Footage on I Heard it Today TV

Mr. Lif – I Heard It Today (Bloodbot Tactical Enterprises)
Release Date: 04/21/09

Boston-based MC Mr. Lif has been bouncing off the walls, spreading the word far and wide about his thought-provoking, pertinent new escapade I Heard It Today. The new full-length, available now on iTunes one week before it hits all other stores via his own Bloodbot Tactical Enterprises imprint, sees the rhyme-schemer taking on these increasingly troubled times, turning political faux pas into prose with fierce vernacular and sharp delivery. Lif uses his platform to inform rather than gloat, to help empower and energize listeners towards meaningful civic action. His targets? A collapsed economy, a massive bailout bill, a housing crisis reaching far and wide, a troubled black community and the apathy, fear and angst that go with all of the above. I Heard It Today confirms Mr. Lif’s latest is, in every sense of the word, relevant.

The rapper speaks without hesitation on the record’s 15 tracks, which feature guest spots from the likes of Bahamadia, Metro, Scanz and more. On this, his fifth overall LP, he blends a slew of established and up and coming producers such as Edan, Headnodic, J Zone, Willie Evans Jr., Batsauce, and Therapy.

Download “The Sun” From I Heard It Today

Tracklisting For Mr. Lif’s I Heard It Today
01. Welcome To The World
02. What About Us?
03. Breathe ft. Bahamadia
04. Collapse the Walls
05. Folklore – ft. Dumbtron, Vinnie Paz
06. Police Brutality (Scene)
07. Gun Fight – ft. Metro
08. PNN 1
09. Hatred
10. Homecoming (Scene)
11. Head High
12. I Heard It Today
13. The Sun
14. Dawn
15. The Gauntlet ft. Scanz

Mr. Lif Spring Tour Dates

04-09 Portland, ME – Asylum
04-10 Northampton, MA – Pearl Street
04-11 New York, NY – The Studio at Webster Hall
04-16 Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
04-17 Victoria, BC – Sugar
04-18 Vancouver, BC – Richards on Richards
04-20 Seattle, WA – Neumos
04-21 Portland, OR – Holocene
04-23 Eureka, CA – Nocturnum
04-24 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill
04-25 Claremont, CA – Pitzer College
04-26 Los Angeles, CA – Echo
04-27 San Diego, CA – Casbah
04-28 Tucson, AR – Club Congress
04-29 Scottsdale, AZ – Chasers Bar and Nightclub
04-30 Flagstaff, AZ – The Green Room
05-01 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
05-02 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
05-19 Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary
05-20 Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
05-21 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
05-22 Mt. Pleasant, SC – The Village Tavern
05-23 Atlanta, GA – The Earl
05-25 Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits
05-26 Orlando, FL – The Social
05-27 Gainesville, FL – Common Grounds
05-29 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon
05-30 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
06-01 Dallas, TX – Palladium Loft
06-02 Austin, TX – Red 7
06-03 St. Louis, MO – The Gramaphone
06-04 Little Rock, AR – Sticky Fingerz
06-05 Omaha, Nebraska – Waiting Room
06-06 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
06-08 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
06-09 Chicago, IL – The Abbey Pub
06-10 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
06-12 Columbus, OH – Skullys Music Diner
06-13 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop