New Irish Sounds: Lethal Dialect
The name: Lethal Dialect
The deal: Sharpshooting Blanch-born emcee who makes woozy, classic-sounding hip hop. A cohort of Dublin-based rap group Street Literature and DFI rap battle champion. His debut solo album LD50 was released last year to general, but nowhere near enough acclaim.
He says: 'Fuck a profit! That's my catchphrase when the majors call...' - 'Metamorphose', LD50
I say: A talented little so-and-so who makes a great case for Irish accents in hip hop.
For lovers of: Marxman, Scary Eire
In a word: Sharp
What now? We've been promised another album, LD50 Part II, by the end of the year, but in the mean time, ...