Revolutionary Vol. 2

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Revolutionary Vol. 2
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 18, 2003
GenreHip hop, underground hip hop, political hip hop
Length67:46
LabelViper Records; Fontana
ProducerSouthPaw, Metaphysics, Danja Mowf, Domingo, 44 Caliber, Omen
Immortal Technique chronology
Revolutionary Vol. 1
(2001)
Revolutionary Vol. 2
(2003)
The 3rd World
(2008)
Singles from Revolutionary Vol. 2
  1. "Point of No Return"
  2. "Industrial Revolution"
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
MVRemix4.25/5 stars[1]
RapReviews4.25/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media7.4/10[3]
StylusA-[4]
Tiny Mix Tapes4/5 stars[5]

Revolutionary Vol. 2 is the second studio album by rapper Immortal Technique, It was released on November 18, 2003, and is a follow-up to his debut album, Revolutionary Vol. 1. Both albums were re-pressed in 2004 by Babygrande Records.

Revolutionary Vol. 2 attacks the United States government, especially the Bush Administration. Immortal Technique claimed in an interview to have sold more than 85,000 copies.[6] The album features Mumia Abu-Jamal, who introduces the album and also provides a speech about hip hop's relationship to homeland security. Issues repeatedly discussed on the album include poverty, drug trade, slave labor, censorship, corporate control over the media (including hip hop), the September 11th World Trade Center attacks, racism, the prison industrial complex and class struggle.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Revolutionary Intro" (featuring Mumia Abu-Jamal) 0:13
2."The Point of No Return"SouthPaw4:03
3."Peruvian Cocaine" (featuring Pumpkinhead, Diabolic, Tonedeff, Poison Pen, Loucipher, and C-Rayz Walz)SouthPaw4:50
4."Harlem Streets"SouthPaw; cuts by Roc Raida3:54
5."Obnoxious"SouthPaw4:51
6."The Message and the Money"SouthPaw3:57
7."Industrial Revolution"Metaphysics; cuts by Roc Raida3:40
8."Crossing the Boundary"Daneja4:49
9."Sierra Maestra"Domingo0:49
10."The 4th Branch"Daneja5:20
11."Internally Bleeding"Domingo2:47
12."Homeland and Hip Hop" (featuring Mumia Abu-Jamal).44 Caliber2:46
13."The Cause of Death"Omen; cuts by Chasekillz5:55
14."Freedom of Speech"Daneja3:09
15."Leaving the Past"SouthPaw4:30
16."Truth's Razors"SouthPaw0:21
17."You Never Know" (featuring Jean Grae)SouthPaw7:50
18."One (Remix)" (featuring Akir)SouthPaw4:36

References[edit]

  1. ^ MVRemix review
  2. ^ RapReviews.com review
  3. ^ Pitchfork review
  4. ^ Stylus Magazine review
  5. ^ Tiny Mix Tapes review
  6. ^ "The 10 Questions Series: Immortal Technique". Flawless Hustle.com. September 16, 2009. Archived from the original on September 17, 2011. Retrieved Sep 27, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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