This Is Madness

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This Is Madness
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)
'''This Is Madness'''
(1971)
Chastisement
(1973)

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

Track Listing[edit]

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

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Critical Reception[edit]

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" ".[3]

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

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

[7] ==References==