Lateef The Truthspeaker | Interview
Lateef the Truthspeaker is a hip hop artist from Oakland, CA. He is a member of the underground hip hop groups Latyrx, The Mighty Underdogs, and an affiliate of Blackalicious. As one of the founding members of the Solesides collective, now Quannum Projects, Lateef made his first contribution with the Latyrx single, “The Wreckoning”, with Lyrics Born and DJ Shadow in 1996. Lateef released The Quickening EP and a full-length album, The Album, with Latyrx in 1997. After several mixtapes (Ahead Of The Curve, Truth Is Love, and Truth At Sea), his debut solo album, Firewire, was released in 2011, with features from Chief Xcel, Del The Funky Homosapien, The Grouch, Lyrics Born, Dan The Automator, and DJ Shadow.