Encore Ringtones and Lyrics


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About Encore
There are at least four artists by this name. 1) In a time when the bar on lyrical talent has seemingly been lowered through mass consumption and general apathy, Californian versifier Encore keeps his bar higher than a gold medal Olympian. His conscious content and fiery flow have won him praise in the underground, but Encore has exercised his skills in assurance of going to the top in 2003. Born in Palo Alto and raised in Milpitas, Encore enjoyed b-boying and reveled in getting his hands on the hottest new Hip Hop music as a teen. Although he dabbled in writing raps with his friends, it was not until Main Source released their classic album Breakin? Atoms in 1990 that Encore had the epiphany to take emceeing seriously. "Everybody rapped, but nobody around my way was really rapping," he says. "I couldn't consider myself an emcee until after Breakin Atoms - that's when I was like ?this is what I want to do - this is the real shit." The initial connection in developing his sound w ... Read More

Career Started: 1995
Official Website: http://www.musicbyencore.com
Tags: hip hop, intelligent, west coast, rap, alternative rap,