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Mr. Lif

voc, *1977 US, Boston
A.k.a. Jeffrey Haynes Jeffrey Haynes (2)

Hip-hop lyricist, born in 1977 to parents of Bajan descent, in Boston, MA. Four-time Boston Music Awards winner who has toured with artists including: Eminem, Thievery Corporation, The Roots, Company Flow, Busta Rymes, Burning Spear, Souls of Mischief, Cannibal Ox, KRS-One, Mos Def and Talib Kweli, Roni Size Reprazent, Tortoise, and Zap Mama.

  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Electronic
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Let the Rhythm Just on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
Ol' Crew on Superrappin - The Album, Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Shine Bright on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
Speech Cobras on Violent By Design by Jedi Mind Tricks
Lost & Found on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
Kumite on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
The Caged Bird Sings on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
Dreaming of Banjos on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif
What About Us? on I Heard it Today by Mr. Lif
Complete on Terra Bella by The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo & Mr. Lif

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Return Of The B​-​BoyMr. Lif2018Single
Ghetto MatrixThievery Corporation Feat. Mr. Lif2017Single
ResilientMr. Lif & Brass Menazeri2017Album
The Life & Death Of SceneryL'Orange & Mr. Lif2016Album
Don't Look DownMr. Lif2016Album
A Palace In The SkyL'Orange & Mr. Lif2016Single
Post MortemMr. Lif Feat. EL-P, Jean Grae & Akrobatik2015Single
Terra BellaThe Polish Ambassador, Mr. Lif, Ayla Nereo2015Album
Twenty Fifty ThreeL'Orange & Kool Keith Feat. Mr. Lif2015Single
The Lost NovaMello Music Group & L'Orange Feat. Mr. Lif & John Robinson2014Single
Metal StormCut Chemist Feat. Edan, Mr. Lif2013Single
Spaceship Earth / TerrorDJ Format Featuring Edan / Mr. Lif2012Album
The SunMr. Lif2009Album
I Heard It TodayMr. Lif2009Album
ZoneKids In Tracksuits Feat. Mr. Lif2009Single
The GiftWhitefield Brothers Feat. Edan & Mr. Lif2009Single
Sleepyheads 3Mr. Lif2008Compil.
Black Mega [The Remixes]Willie Evans Jr., Mr. Lif & Akrobatik2007Album
Sleepyheads II (Classic Combos)Mr. Lif2006Compil.
Mo' Mega (Bonus accapella)Mr. Lif2006Album
Santa's Got A Motherfuckin' UziMr. Lif2006Single
The FriesMr. Lif2006Single
BrothazMr. Lif2006Album
Mo' MegaMr. Lif2006Album
Mo' B-SidesMr. Lif2006Album
Sleepyheads » Unreleased and Hard To FindMr. Lif2003Compil.
Live From The Plantation / Return Of The B-BoyMr. Lif2003Album
Home Of The Brave b/w The UnorthodoxMr. Lif2002Album
Emergency RationsMr. Lif2002Album
New Man ThemeMr. Lif2002Album
Return Of The B-BoyMr. Lif2002Album
I PhantomMr. Lif2002Album
I Phantom Album Sampler & Greatest Hits CollectionMr. Lif2002Compil.
Live FreestylesMr. Lif2002Album
The Fugitive / D.S.L. / Trouble ShootingD-Tension Presents Akrobatik / Apathy / Mr. Lif2002Single
Same As It Never Was / Sneak PreviewThe Weathermen / Mr. Lif & Murs2001Single
Live At The Middle EastMr. Lif2001Album
Enters The ColossusMr. Lif2000Album
Cro-MagnonMr. Lif2000Album
360°Push Button Objects with Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Mr. Lif, DJ Craze2000Album
Front On ThisMr. Lif2000Single
FarmhandMr. Lif1999Single
Triangular Warfare / Inhuman Capabilities / AriseMr. Lif1999Album
ElektroMr. Lif1998Album
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