The Swashbuckler Vol. 1: The Viking Wars
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||ExplicitEarly 90'S (feat. Torae, Double A.B., Karniege)||RML & Kount Fif||3:38||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitDead End Street (feat. Killah Priest, Steven King, Sonny Seeza)||RML & Kount Fif||3:25||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitYear of the Hustle (feat. Nine, Planet Asia) [Kount Fif]||RML & Kount Fif||2:41||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitYear Of The Gun (Remix) (feat. Gillie Da Kid, Inspectah Deck, Royce da 5'9", Bronze Nazareth)||RML & Kount Fif||3:37||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Crusaders (feat. Killah Priest, Empuls)||RML & Kount Fif||4:08||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitSix (The Pit) (feat. Copywrite, Redd Mudd)||RML & Kount Fif||3:40||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitOut of the Darkness, Into the Light (feat. Akrobatik)||RML & Kount Fif||3:27||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitEntertainment Is Personal (feat. Awol One)||RML & Kount Fif||3:14||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitMedia (feat. Jason Rose, Louis Logic, C Rayz Walz)||RML & Kount Fif||4:05||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitThe War Chant (feat. Jason Rose, Killah Priest, Lord Basis, Diabolic)||RML & Kount Fif||4:54||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitReality Wrap (feat. Copywrite)||RML & Kount Fif||3:42||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitChange My Fate (feat. Jason Rose, Killah Priest, Cappadonna)||RML & Kount Fif||4:14||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitCrocodile Smile (feat. Copywrite, Planet Asia, U-God)||RML & Kount Fif||3:23||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitArkansas Toothpick (feat. Copywrite, Jason Rose, Roc Marciano, Planetary)||RML & Kount Fif||3:39||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitBerserker (Hard Body) (feat. Outerspace)||RML & Kount Fif||3:11||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitNever Ending (feat. Heltah Skeltah)||RML & Kount Fif||4:17||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitLight On Time (feat. Planet Asia, Vast Aire)||RML & Kount Fif||4:20||$0.99||View In iTunes|
An impressive compilation from the heads at Man Bites Dog Records, The Swashbuckler Vol. 1 is a throwback of sorts to the indie hip-hop heydays of the early- to mid-'90s and features a dizzying line of underground emcees, both young and old. Produced mostly by Kount Fif, Brinknam, and Jason Rose, the beats here are loaded with chopped loops, rugged drums, and dark yet soulful vibes. It sets up the perfect backdrop for the army of rappers to go nuts over. Though it's primarily East Coast–centric, we also get solid turns from Planet Asia, who shines on several tracks (especially "Year of the Hustle" alongside lost NYC favorite Nine and "Light on Time" with ex-Cannibal Ox-er Vast Aire). The other features play like a who's-who of underground VIPs, including Wu-Tang homies Inspectah Deck, U-God, Killah Priest, and Cappadonna, plus Copywrite, Heltah Skeltah, Roc Marciano, Awol One, Torae, Outerspace, C-Rayz Walz, Akrobatik, Gilla de Kid, Louis Logic, and many more. Don't miss "Early 90's," "Out of the Darkness, Into the Light," "The War Chant," and "Berserker (Hard Body)."
This album is awesome. If you enjoy real hip hop, the you'e going to love this album.