God of the Serengeti

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God of the Serengeti
God of the Serengeti.jpg
Studio album by Vinnie Paz
Released October 22, 2012
Recorded 2011-2012
Genre Underground hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Label Enemy Soil
Vinnie Paz chronology
Season of the Assassin
(2010)Season of the Assassin2010
God of the Serengeti
(2012)
The Cornerstone of the Corner Store
(2016)The Cornerstone of the Corner Store2016
Singles from God of the Serengeti
  1. "Cheesesteaks"
  2. "7 Fires of Prophecy"
  3. "The Oracle"
  4. "Wolves Among The Sheep"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
XXL Magazine 3/5 starslink
HipHopDX 4/5 starslink
RapReviews 8/10 stars[1]
allmusic 4/5 starslink

God of the Serengeti is the second full-length studio album by Jedi Mind Tricks frontman/Army of the Pharaohs leader Vinnie Paz. The album was released on October 22, 2012.[2]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album sold 4300 units during its first week. [3]

Background[edit]

This effort follows up 2010's Season Of The Assassin, last year, Vinnie released collaboration albums with Ill Bill and with Jedi Mind Tricks. The album is said to include production and MC skills from DJ Premier, Kool G Rap, DJ Lethal, Blaq Poet, C-Lance, R.A. the Rugged Man, Immortal Technique , La Coka Nostra , Mobb Deep, Tragedy Khadafi etc.[4] On June 21, Paz released the first official video off the album, for the single "Cheesesteaks" [5] The album landed #12 on DJ Premier's top 20 albums of 2012 [6]

Track listing[edit]

[7]

No. Title Producer Length
1. "Shadow of the Guillotine" (featuring Q-Unique) DJ Lethal 2:45
2. "Slum Chemist" C-Lance 3:25
3. "The Oracle" DJ Premier 3:23
4. "And Your Blood Will Blot Out the Sun" (featuring Immortal Technique & Poison Pen) Tony Kenyatta 3:23
5. "Last Breath" (featuring Chris Rivers & Whispers) C-Lance 3:12
6. "Crime Library" (featuring Blaq Poet) Marco Polo 2:58
7. "Feign Submission (Interlude)" JBL the Titan 2:16
8. "Duel to the Death" (featuring Mobb Deep) Stu Bangas 3:51
9. "Problem Solver" (featuring Scarface) The Arcitype 4:05
10. "Battle Hymn" (featuring Apathy, King Syze, Crypt the Warchild, Jus Allah, Esoteric, Blacastan, Celph Titled & Planetary) Mr. Green 6:27
11. "Geometry of Business" (featuring La Coka Nostra) Havoc 4:12
12. "Jake LaMotta" Illinformed 3:55
13. "7 Fires of Prophecy" (featuring Tragedy Khadafi) Beatnick Dee 3:31
14. "Cheesesteaks" Psycho Les 3:47
15. "Cold, Dark, and Empty" (featuring FT & Smoke) Jack of All Trades 3:56
16. "Razor Gloves" (featuring R.A. the Rugged Man) MTK 3:50
17. "Wolves Amongst the Sheep" (featuring Kool G Rap & Block McCloud) C-Lance 3:33
18. "You Can't Be Neutral On a Moving Train" C-Lance, JBL the Titan 7:28

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 102
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[9] 16

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