rawkus records

rawkus is ny's coolest underground hip hop label with artists ranging from gangsta rap to sophisticated rhymes. rawkus is home to hip hop stars mos def, pharoahe monch, kool g rap, talib kweli, common, company flow, shabaam sahdeeq and big l. label founders jarret myer (depicted) & brian brater skated as kids, listened to jazz and collected weird and wonderful records. later they founded the lyricist lounge, a place for rappers, poets and musicians to jam. the lounge became the springboard for ny's hip hop scence. the lyricist lounge compilation-cd highlights the rawkus family's versatility.



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