God of the Serengeti

God of the Serengeti is the second studio album by American rapper Vinnie Paz. It was released on October 22, 2012.[2]

God of the Serengeti
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 22, 2012
Recorded2011–2012
GenreHardcore hip hop, underground hip hop
LabelEnemy Soil
Vinnie Paz chronology
Season of the Assassin
(2010)
God of the Serengeti
(2012)
The Cornerstone of the Corner Store
(2016)
Singles from God of the Serengeti
  1. "Cheesesteaks"
  2. "7 Fires of Prophecy"
  3. "The Oracle"
  4. "Wolves Among The Sheep"
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
XXL Magazine3/5 starslink
HipHopDX4/5 starslink
RapReviews8/10 stars[1]
allmusic4/5 starslink

BackgroundEdit

This effort follows up 2010's Season of The Assassin. The album is said to include production and MC skills from DJ Premier, Kool G Rap, DJ Lethal, Blaq Poet, C-Lance, R.A. the Rugged Man, Immortal Technique, La Coka Nostra, Mobb Deep, Tragedy Khadafi etc.[3] On June 21, Paz released the first official video off the album, for the single "Cheesesteaks" [4] The album landed #12 on DJ Premier's top 20 albums of 2012 [5]

Commercial performanceEdit

The album sold 4,300 units during its first week.[6]

Track listingEdit

[7]

No.TitleProducerLength
1."Shadow of the Guillotine" (featuring Q-Unique)DJ Lethal2:45
2."Slum Chemist"C-Lance3:25
3."The Oracle"DJ Premier3:23
4."And Your Blood Will Blot Out the Sun" (featuring Immortal Technique & Poison Pen)Tony Kenyatta3:23
5."Last Breath" (featuring Chris Rivers & Whispers)C-Lance3:12
6."Crime Library" (featuring Blaq Poet)Marco Polo2:58
7."Feign Submission (Interlude)"JBL the Titan2:16
8."Duel to the Death" (featuring Mobb Deep)Stu Bangas3:51
9."Problem Solver" (featuring Scarface)The Arcitype4:05
10."Battle Hymn" (featuring Apathy, King Syze, Crypt the Warchild, Jus Allah, Esoteric, Blacastan, Celph Titled & Planetary)Mr. Green6:27
11."Geometry of Business" (featuring La Coka Nostra)Havoc4:12
12."Jake LaMotta"Illinformed3:55
13."7 Fires of Prophecy" (featuring Tragedy Khadafi)Beatnick Dee3:31
14."Cheesesteaks"Psycho Les3:47
15."Cold, Dark, and Empty" (featuring FT & Smoke)Jack of All Trades3:56
16."Razor Gloves" (featuring R.A. the Rugged Man)MTK3:50
17."Wolves Amongst the Sheep" (featuring Kool G Rap & Block McCloud)C-Lance3:33
18."You Can't Be Neutral On a Moving Train"C-Lance, JBL the Titan7:28
Vinyl download Bonus track
No.TitleProducerLength
19."Kingdom Crusher" (featuring Block McCloud)Paul Nice3:06

ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 102
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[9] 16

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vinnie Paz :: God of the Serengeti :: Enemy Soil Records". Rapreviews.com. 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  2. ^ "Vinnie Paz: God of the Serengeti (Cover)". Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  3. ^ "God of the Serengeti: update". Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  4. ^ "Vinnie Paz - Cheesesteaks". Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  5. ^ "Rap God Fathers - DJ. Premier named his top 20 albums".
  6. ^ http://hiphopdx.com/news/id.21709/title.hip-hop-album-sales-the-week-ending-10-28-2012
  7. ^ http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20641/title.vinnie-paz-god-of-the-serengeti-tracklist-cover-art
  8. ^ "Vinnie Paz Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-11-08.
  9. ^ "Vinnie Paz Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-11-08.