Cam'ron's "I Hate My Job" might be the epochal rap of the season, but Mr. Lif's "Live from the Plantation" beat him to the sentiment by three years, with richer Office Space humor—and now that most of the population feels like mumbling Milton Waddams getting his desk moved to the basement, something bolder seems required. Enter Lif's new I Heard It Today, whose dub-reggae-funk anthem "What About Us" asks the natural question about the bank bailouts, and where the recession is otherwise rendered from inside the anxiety so many of us feel. A Philly-based Bostonian of Caribbean descent, Lif is an American Linton Kwesi Johnson, and enough of a live force that this show will be an event even though he was just in town recently with Grand Pianoramax. With Willie Evans Jr., Metro, and Grieves. 18+.
Sat., June 6, 9 p.m., 2009
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