|Birth name Lateef Daumont|
Name Lateef Truthspeaker
Role Hip-hop artist
|Years active 1996–present|
Genres Alternative hip hop
Labels Quannum Projects
|Also known as LateefThe Truthspeaker|
Associated acts Chief XcelDJ ShadowGift of GabLyrics BornFatboy Slim
Music groups Latyrx, Quannum Projects, the Mighty Underdogs, Lateef and the Chief
Albums Firewire, As U Were, Later That Day, Latyrx, Solesides Greatest Bumps
Similar Gift of Gab (rapper), Lyrics Born, Joyo Velarde
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Lateef Daumont, better known by his stage name Lateef the Truthspeaker, or mononymously as Lateef, is a Hip hop artist from Oakland, California. He is a member of several hip hop groups such as Latyrx, Lateef and the Chief, and The Mighty Underdogs. He was one of the founding members of the Solesides collective, which became Quannum Projects.
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Lateef the truthspeaker we the people
Life and career
Lateef was raised in East Oakland, where his father was security detail for the Black Panthers. His mother, a Panther medic, was a roommate and political associate of Angela Davis. He is of African American and Puerto Rican descent.
He has released several mixtapes such as Ahead of the Curve (2007), Truth Is Love (2009), and Truth at Sea (2011).
His solo debut album, Firewire, was released in 2011. It features contributions from Chief Xcel, Del the Funky Homosapien, the Grouch, Lyrics Born, Dan the Automator and DJ Shadow. He was also featured on the song "Wonderful Night" by Fatboy Slim.