Heavy Mental [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As one of the late-arriving members of the Wu-Tang Clan, perhaps it isn't surprising that Killah Priest doesn't follow the RZA blueprint as strictly as his peers. His debut record, Heavy Mental, uses the signature Wu sound as a foundation, stretching out RZA's impressionistic soundscapes with weird samples and drum loops. Nevertheless, Killah Priest isn't strictly about sound -- he's about the entire picture, and his lyrics are decidedly stranger and more ambitious than the average late-'90s rapper. Heavy Mental is filled with weird religious imagery, unpredictable symbolism, and strange allegories, all of which are married to production that is the aural ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As one of the late-arriving members of the Wu-Tang Clan, perhaps it isn't surprising that Killah Priest doesn't follow the RZA blueprint as strictly as his peers. His debut record, Heavy Mental, uses the signature Wu sound as a foundation, stretching out RZA's impressionistic soundscapes with weird samples and drum loops. Nevertheless, Killah Priest isn't strictly about sound -- he's about the entire picture, and his lyrics are decidedly stranger and more ambitious than the average late-'90s rapper. Heavy Mental is filled with weird religious imagery, unpredictable symbolism, and strange allegories, all of which are married to production that is the aural equivalent of his verbal surrealism. As a result, Heavy Mental is a welcome surprise -- the rare, late-'90s record that not only has ambitions, but also fulfills them.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/10/1998
  • Label: Fontana Geffen
  • UPC: 720642497128
  • Catalog Number: 24971
  • Sales rank: 32,267

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (0:53)
  2. 2 One Step - Hell Razah (4:20)
  3. 3 Blessed Are Those (3:28)
  4. 4 From Then Till Now (3:44)
  5. 5 Cross My Heart (3:46)
  6. 6 Fake MC's (3:36)
  7. 7 It's Over (3:29)
  8. 8 Crusaids (0:58)
  9. 9 Tai Chi - Father Lord (4:02)
  10. 10 Heavy Mental (4:16)
  11. 11 If You Don't Know (5:15)
  12. 12 Atoms to Adam - Shangai The Messenger (5:28)
  13. 13 High Explosives (3:04)
  14. 14 Wisdom (2:03)
  15. 15 B.I.B.L.E. (4:52)
  16. 16 Mystic City (4:11)
  17. 17 Information (4:42)
  18. 18 Science Project - Hell Razah (4:18)
  19. 19 Almost There (3:55)
  20. 20 The Professional (3:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Killah Priest Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Fourth Disciple Producer, Engineer
True Master Producer
Tom Coyne Contributor, Mastering
Tulio Torrinello Jr. Engineer
Killah Priest Producer
Y Kim Producer
John the Baptist Producer
Arabian Knight Producer, Engineer
Walter Reed Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This will enlighten you.

    This album is deep in its meaning.

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