Berekely, California emcee/singer Lyrics Born has announced tour dates to his latest album, As U Were. The co-founder of Solesides duo Latyrx will hit the road with partner Joyo Velarde and DJ D-Sharp for the following dates:

Jan 13 – Flagstaff, AZ – Orpheum Theatre
Jan 14 – Durango, CO – The Abbey Theatre
Jan 15 – Telluride, CO – The Llama
Jan 16 – Breckenridge, CO – Three20South
Jan 21 – Denver, CO – Oriental Theatre
Jan 22 – Ft. Collins, CO – Hodi’s Half Note
Jan 28 – Minneapolis, MN – The Cabooze
Jan 29 – Chicago, IL – Abbey Pub
Feb 02 – Burlington, VT – Club Metronome
Feb 03 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
Feb 04 – Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Feb 05 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
Feb 19 – Bend, OR – Winterfest

In other news, Brooklyn, New York emcee Chris Faust has announced that his debut album, FAUST, will release digitally on February 15, 2011. The work features Warner Brothers/Asylum artist Outasight as well as DXnext producer 6th Sense. The tracklisting to FAUST is as follows:

1). Genesis

2). Me Vs. The Machines featuring Ibe

3). As You Like It featuring Rocki Evans

4). Higher Than I Ever Been featuring Rocki Evans and Kris Kasanova

5). Maybe Now Begins featuring Sunny Jones

6). So Long featuring Mike Maven

7). The Choosing featuring Sunny Jones

8). Water Colors

9). Looking Back featuring Outasight

10). Extraordinary featuring Sunny Jones

11). Red Kryptonite featuring Cocoa Sarai

12). Holli Would

13). Good Days, Good Nights featuring Capri and Carras Paton

14). Black Clouds featuring Cocoa Sarai

15). Revelations

Lastly, longtime Wu-Tang affiliate Remedy has announced his latest project, It All Comes Down To This. Releasing on Wednesday, December 29th, the Staten Island, New York emcee’s new album is released through his own Code Red Entertainment and Diamond Music Group.

Remedy is perhaps best known for his song “Never Again,” which appeared on 1998’s Wu-Tang Killa Bees’ The Swarm, before releasing two solo albums. It All Comes Down To This will reportedly feature production from RZA, along with appearances from R.A. The Rugged Man, Blaq Poet and Killah Priest.

The tracklisting for It All Comes Down To This is as follows:

01. Hip Hop’s Holiest
02. Streets Are Watchin
03. Saturday Night (feat. Trife Diesel)
04. You Ain’t A Hustler
05. Transporting (feat. JoJo Pellegrino)
*06. 2010 Re-Emergence (feat. King Just)
07. Black and White Millionaires (feat. Lounge Lo & King Just)
08. Mob Pirates
09. Sinnin (feat. Shawn Wigs & JoJo Pellegrino)
10. Tonites Still The Nite
11. Behind Those Eyes (feat. AC)
12. Testimony (feat. Killah Priest)
13. Never Again – Flashback
14. I Love My Land
15. All A Dream
16. StupidDumbRetarded (feat. King Just & Lounge Lo)
17. Startin Something (feat. King Just, Solomon Childs)
18. Posse Cut [Remix] (feat. RA the Rugged Man, Hell Razah, JoJo Pellegrino & Blaq Poet)
19. Ambush Revisited
20. The Duelist
21. Danger Outro

(December 16, 2010)

UPDATE: Lyrics Born has extended his As U Were Tour. The added dates are as follows:

Feb 26 – Los Angeles, CA – El Cid (hosting only)

Mar 5 – Taos, NM – Martini Tree

Mar 19 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore (special guest of Galactic)

Mar 30 – Philadelphia, PA – The Blockley

Mar 31 – Baltimore, MD – 8×10

Apr 1 – Blacksburg, VA – Awful Arthurs

Apr 2 – Asheville, NC – Pisgah Brewery

Apr 4 – Orlando, FL – The Social

Apr 5 – Tallahassee, FL – Engine Room

Apr 6 – Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits

Apr 7 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade

Apr 8 – Hunstville, AL – Crossroads

Apr 9 – Jackson, MS – Martin’s

Apr 11 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks

Apr 12 – Birmingham, AL – Zydeco

Apr 13 – Nashville, TN – Exit/Inn

Apr 14 – St. Louis, MO – 2720
Apr 15 – Oxford, MS – Proud Larry’s

Apr 16 – Little Rock, AR – Sticky Finger