Professor Lyrical

Teacher, Film actor

1971 –


Who is Professor Lyrical?

Professor Lyrical is a Hip hop artist from Lowell, Massachusetts, who also teaches college. His 2005 album iNFiNiTi won for album of the year in the M.I.C. Hip Hop awards in Boston.

He is a full-time Lecturer at Northeastern University, and has been an adjunct professor at several other schools part-time in Massachusetts, primarily in the areas of Math and entertainment. His latest album, Put Em All To Shame is also packaged with a book in narrative form about the topics of each song of the same name on the album. This project when shrunk-wrapped together is referred to as "The World's First Albook." The book is entitled Put Em All To Shame ].

He speaks and performs regularly at many different venues, but primarily at colleges and universities. He holds a BS and an MS from UMass-Lowell, and he is a doctoral candidate at Northeastern as well. In the early and mid 1990s he competed in several invitation only freestyle battles, and went on to win many more in the years to follow. He is part of the Mass Industry Committee, which also created 617Live TV. Lyrical has filled in for fellow Boston rapper Akrobatik on JAM'N 94.5 to perform the daily "SPORTS RAP UP" on occasion when Akrobatik has been unavailable. He has appeared on many different radio segments, television shows, news programs and even movies.

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on July 23, 2013


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