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Murs

The Definitive Jux crew is having a pretty good year. The latest from the collective to touch down in Dallas is underground rap king Murs.

Murs' name — "Making the Universe Recognize and Submit" or "Making Underground Raw Shit" — has changed over the years, but his lyrical prowess and eye for niche concepts have always been consistent. In 2012, his release Yumiko: Curse of the Merch Girl combines the album narrative with a graphic novel that tells the story of Yumi Morales, a girlfriend enduring the tour life while working the merchandise table for her boyfriend's band Murder Acts. I mean, we have all been there, right?

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