Lyrics Born’s rhymes showcase a large vocabulary, and often complex rhythmic patterns, deployed via regular use of various rhyming techniques, such as alliteration, phonemes, internal rhyme, and double entendres. He style also frequently blends such techniques with melody, for which he has coined the term “Em-singing”. His style is influenced by groups and artists such as James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Syl Johnson, KRS-One, John Hendricks, Rakim, Kool G. Rap, The Sugarhill Gang and Ice Cube is often conversational, observant, and melodious. His signature, sandy baritone speaking/rapping voice and “Bay Area drawl” has drawn comparisons to Barry White, Tone-Loc, and Tom Waits. Songs such as “Before and After” explore the subtleties of day-to-day human relations while “The Last Trumpet” (with Lateef) features a very politically charged and globally conscious mindset.
So this weekend I’ll be working with the amazing crew at Ocean Ave Tattoo! So if you’re in or near san francisco and want to get tattoo’d, friday 10th or sat 11th, by me, call the shop 310.522.5003 or call “ocean ave” and talk to salem @ (415) 585-2600 the shop is located at 1907 Ocean Avenue (between Ashton Ave & Keystone Way) San Francisco, CA 94127 hopefully I’ll see you there!
Starting this thursday Browny is joining the nukl heds here at Union Electric Tattoo! so come by next week and say whats up. here is a peak at some of his amazing tattoo work and some of his paintings. Enjoy! If you wanna make an appointment with him give him a call here 310.522.5003