Cannibal Ox - Blade Of The Ronin
Vast Aire and Vordul Mega collectively known as Cannibal Ox return to claim their rightful throne as the kings of underground hip-hop with their highly-anticipated sophomore album Blade of the Ronin. Serving as the long-awaited follow-up to their classic debut The Cold Vein, Blade of the Ronin showcases the duo wielding its proverbial swords and exemplifying why Stylus Magazine declared that Cannibal Ox‰۪s wordplay demonstrates ‰ÛÏthe potential for hip-hop lyrics to work on many levels as the finest English poetry.‰
Cannibal Ox is joined by an A-list ensemble of who‰۪s who in underground hip-hop on Blade of the Ronin with guest appearances from the likes of MF Doom, U-God of Wu-Tang Clan, Elzhi, Artifacts and more. Blade of the Ronin is truly a must-have album for any fan of Cannibal Ox, or hip-hop in general for that matter.
Tracks : 1. Cipher Unknown (Intro) 2. Opposite of Desolate (ft Double A.B.) 3. Psalm 82 4. The Power Cosmiq (ft Kenyattah Black) 5. Blade: The Art of Ox (ft Artifacts & U-God of Wu-Tang Clan) 6. Pressure of Survival (Skit) 7. Carnivorous (ft Elzhi & Bill Cosmiq) 8. Thunder In July (ft Space, Swave Sevah & Elohem Star) 9. Water 10. The Horizon (Interlude) 11. Harlem Knights 12. Sabertooth (ft Irealz & Bill Cosmiq) 13. Iron Rose (ft MF Doom) 14. Solar System (Cosmos) (Skit) 15. The Fire Rises 16. Gotham (Ox City) 17. Unison (Skit) 18. Vision (ft The Quantum) 19. Salvation