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This Is Madness

This Is Madness is the second album released by The Last Poets in 1971.

This Is Madness
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Studio album by The Last Poets
Released 1971
Recorded 1971
Genre Spoken word
Length 31:45
Label Douglas
Producer Alan Douglas, Stefan Bright
The Last Poets chronology
The Last Poets
(1970)The Last Poets1970
This Is Madness
(1971)
Chastisement
(1973)Chastisement1973

Contents

Track listingEdit

Title Composer Length
"True Blues" Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin aka "Alafía Pudím" 2:04
"Related to What Chant" Umar Bin Hassan, Jalaluddin 1:12
"Related to What" Umar Bin Hassan 3:14
"Black Is Chant" Nilaja Obabi, Jalaluddin, Umar Bin Hassan 0:58
"Black Is" Umar Bin Hassan 2:33
"Time" Umar Bin Hassan 1:43
"Mean Machine Chant" Nilaja Obabi, Jalaluddin, Umar Bin Hassan 1:24
"Mean Machine" Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin 4:05
"White Man's Got a God Complex" Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin 3:41
"Opposites" Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin 1:48
"Black People What Y'all Gon' Do Chant" Nilaja Obabi, Jalaluddin, Umar Bin Hassan 0:47
"Black People What Y'all Gon' Do" Umar Bin Hassan 3:25
"O.D." Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin 3:10
"This Is Madness Chant" Nilaja Obabi, Jalaluddin, Umar Bin Hassan 1:07
"This Is Madness" Umar Bin Hassan 4:54

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Critical receptionEdit

Allmusic gave the album 4.5 of 5 stars, calling it "a legendary set".[2] Hip-Hop specialists from globaldarkness.com described their verses "obstreperous" with the moving power to "chide a nation" ".

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Year Chart Peak Position
1971 Black Albums #14
1971 Pop Albums #104

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ReferencesEdit