Japan-born and Berkeley-raised Tom Shimura was reborn as Lyrics Born in the mid 1990s, and since then has continued to shine as one of America's most prominent Asian-American rappers. LB's most recent album is 2018's 'Quite a Life.' Opening is Santa Cruz hip-hop artist Alwa Gordon. Moe's Alley will require proof of vaccination for all shows. $20 advance; $25 at the door.