Aug 312010

El Da Sensei & The Returners have once again joined forces for the release of Global Takever 2: Nu World. The album campaign begins with the debut single “Knowledge Be The Key” featuring Rakaa Iriscience which becomes available for digital download on Sept. 7th along with the B-side, “2 The Death”. This single serves as the perfect sneak preview for what’s to come; dirty loops, scratch hooks & witty metaphors. GT2 drops on 10.12 through Coalmine Records….


May 122010

First look at album art work for Rakaa’s long awaited debut solo album, Crown of Thorns available everywhere on 7/20. Cover art is an original painting by Doze Green called Lord Enlil

Crown of Thorns features production by The Alchemist, !llmind, DJ Babu, Sid Roams & El-P. Guest apprearances by Aloe Blacc, Fashawn, KRS-One, Dilated Peoples & more!

Crown of Thorns track list
1. “Crown Of Thorns” feat. Aloe Blacc
prod. by: Sid Roams
2. “The Observatory” feat. MAD LION
prod. by: King Jahzzy for Keepers Of The Light
3. “Delilah”
prod. by: Evidence
4. “Human Nature (Now Breathe)” feat. The Teacha’ KRS ONE
prod. by: Exile for Dirty Science
5. “C.T.D.”
prod. by: DJ Babu
6. “Assault & Battery”
prod. by: Oh No for Disrupt Productions
7. “Ambassador Slang” feat: Tasha (aka Yoon Mi Rae), Tiger JK (Drunken Tiger), Roscoe Umali, BIGRYZN (CHIEFSONS), MOSHPIT (CHIEFSONS), Dumbfoundead, Tassho Pearce, Tablo (Epik High), Mithra Jin (Epik High), Jay Jaballas, King Kapisi
prod. by: dj honda
8. “Eyes Wide” feat Krondon
prod. by: DJ Babu
9. “Mezcal”
prod. by: !llmind for Little Trouble Big China Productions
10. “Rosetta Stone Grove (Universal Language)” feat. Noelle Scaggs
prod. by: Eric Bobo & DJ Rhettmatic for Cypress Junkie Productions
11. “Aces High” feat. Fashawn, Evidence, Defari
prod. by: The Alchemist
12. “Mean Streak” feat. Chali 2na
prod. by: El-P
13. “Upstairs”
prod. by: The Alchemist

Delilah and “C.T.D.” available on iTunes now