The Healing (album)

The Healing is the third album by underground hip hop group Strange Fruit Project, released July 25, 2006 on Om Records. The album was generally well-received, and drew the group comparisons to underground peers like Little Brother. The release was beloved by underground fans for its "Golden Age" style similar to that of the Native Tongues Posse, with Jazzy production and socially conscious lyrical content. Allmusic gave the album a 3​12 Star rating, and stated:

The Healing
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 25, 2006
GenreHip hop
Length65:52
LabelOm Records
ProducerSymbolyc One (S1)
Illmind
Chris "Daddy" Dave
Jake One
9th Wonder
Vitamin D
Strange Fruit Project chronology
From Divine
(2004)
The Healing
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link
Okayplayer3.5/5 stars link
AllHipHop.com4/5 stars link
"The Healing is an album of solidly good hip-hop, nothing that really will blow any underground fans away, but absolutely enough to keep them listening."[1][2][3][4]

The album features guest appearances from Little Brother, Erykah Badu, Toby, Thesis, Deloach, Bavu, Darien Brockington, Yahzarah, Verbal Seed, K-Otix, Tahiti, Skotch and Kay, as well as production from group member Symbolyc One, Illmind, Daddy, Jake One, 9th Wonder and Vitamin D. The Healing features the single "Soul Clap" b/w "Special".

Track listingEdit

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Intro" *Interlude*
2 "Ready Forum" S1 S1, Myone, Myth
3 "You (The Only Ones)" Illmind S1, Myone, Myth
4 "Under Pressure" S1 S1, Myone, Myth
5 "Good Times" S1 S1, Myone
6 "Liberation" Chris "Daddy" Dave S1, Myone, Myth, Toby
7 "Get Live" Illmind S1, Myone, Myth, Erykah Badu
8 "Soul Clap" Jake One S1, Myone, Myth
9 "Special" 9th Wonder S1, Myone, Myth, Thesis
10 "Pinball" Vitamin D S1, Myone, Myth
11 "Rise" Illmind S1, Myone, Little Brother
12 "Cali Cruisin" S1 S1, Myone, Deloach, Bavu
13 "Parachutes" S1 Myone, Myth, Thesis
14 "God Is" S1 S1, Myone, Darien Brockington, Yahzarah
* "After the Healing" S1 S1, Myone, Myth, Verbal Seed, K-Otix,
Tahiti, Skotch, Kay

Album singlesEdit

Single information
"Soul Clap"
  • Released: May 23, 2006
  • B-Side: "Special"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abello, Janus. "Strange Fruit Project :: The Healing :: Om Records". rapreviews.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  2. ^ Palmer, Tamara. "Strange Fruit Project". clatl.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  3. ^ Cober-lake, Justin. "Strange Fruit Project: The Healing". popmatters.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ "The Healing". emusic.com. Retrieved 15 March 2014.