Breaking Kayfabe

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Breaking Kayfabe
Studio album by Cadence Weapon
Released November 28, 2005
Genre Hip hop
Length 49:40
Label Upper Class Canada
Producer Cadence Weapon and Nik Kozub
Cadence Weapon chronology
Breaking Kayfabe
Afterparty Babies
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Music For America (favorable) link
Okayplayer 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.0/10.0) link
Stylus B link

Breaking Kayfabe is the debut album by Canadian rapper Cadence Weapon, released in 2005 on Upper Class Recordings. It was also released in the United States by Anti-Records on March 13, 2007. Breaking kayfabe is a professional wrestling term for "breaking character".

The album was shortlisted for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize. However, it lost to Final Fantasy's He Poos Clouds.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Oliver Square" 3:33
  2. "Sharks" 3:59
  3. "Grim Fandango" 3:36
  4. "Black Hand" 3:47
  5. "30 Seconds" 3:34
  6. "Diamond Cutter" 2:45
  7. "Holy Smoke" 3:16
  8. "Fathom" 4:01
  9. "Turning on Your Sign" 3:44
  10. "Lisa's Spider" 2:31
  11. "Vicarious" 4:20
  12. "Julie Will Jump the Broom" 10:19