Black Dialogue

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Black Dialogue
Studio album by The Perceptionists
Released March 22, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 41:19
Label Definitive Jux
Producer El-P
Camu Tao
DJ Fakts One
Willie Evans Jr.
Cyrus the Great
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link

Black Dialogue is the debut full-length album by hip hop group The Perceptionists, released on March 22, 2005 on Definitive Jux. The song "Let's Move" was featured in the EA video games Need For Speed: Most Wanted and NBA Live 06, and 'Party Hard' was featured on EA's Skate 3, ATV Offroad Fury 4, and DLC for DJ Hero 2. Also, a cover of "Five O'Clock" is featured in Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2. The Album was released to critical acclaim and was ranked in the Top 50 best albums of the year by Rolling Stone magazine.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "Let's Move" DJ Fakts One Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
2 "People 4 Prez" El-P Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
3 "Blō" El-P Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
4 "Memorial Day" Cyrus the Great Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
5 "Love Letters" Willie Evans Jr. Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
6 "Black Dialogue" Willie Evans Jr. Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
7 "Frame Rupture" El-P Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
8 "What Have We Got To Lose?!?" Cyrus the Great Akrobatik, Mr. Lif
9 "Party Hard" Camu Tao Akrobatik, Camu Tao, Guru, Mr. Lif
10 "Career Finders" DJ Fakts One Akrobatik, Humpty Hump, Mr. Lif
11 "5 O'Clock" DJ Fakts One Akrobatik, Mr. Lif, Phonte
12 "Breathe in the Sun" Willie Evans Jr. Akrobatik, Mr. Lif

Album singles[edit]

Single cover Single information
"Memorial Day"
  • Released: September 28, 2004
  • B-side: "Career Finders"
"Blo"
  • Released: March 8, 2005
  • B-side: "Let's Move"
"Black Dialogue"
  • Released: June 14, 2005
  • B-side: "5 O'Clock", "Champion Scratch"
"Party Hard" [Promo-Only Single]
  • Released: 2005
  • B-side:

Album chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Top Independent Albums Top Heatseekers
2005 Black Dialogue #42 #41