Pharoahe Monch‘s third solo album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) will release October 26. The Queens, New York emcee will team his W.A.R. imprint with Buckshot and Dru Ha’s Duck Down Records for their first collaboration. A tracklisting has been revealed from the album, after Monch premiered the Diamond D-produced “Shine” on HipHopDX last month.
Guests include Styles P, who made 2002’s “The Life” with Monch. Other guests include Phonte, Jean Grae and Slaughterhouse’s Royce Da 5’9″.
The present tracklisting is as follows:
1. Intro – Skit (feat. Idris Elba)
3. W.A.R. (feat. Vernon Reid)
5. The Hitman
6. Black Hand Side (feat. Styles P & Phonte (of Little Brother))
7. Let My People Go
8. Shine (feat. Mela Machinko)
9. Haile Selassie Karate (feat. Denaun Porter)
10. Assassins (feat. Jean Grae & Royce Da 5’9”)
12. Mama’s Boy
13. Still Standing (feat. Jill Scott)
UPDATE: Pharoahe Monch’s third solo album and Duck Down debut has been delayed for nearly six months, but that hasn’t changed the album much. With the album due March 22, the latest tracklisting is available. As you can see, very little has changed since we posted it back in August.
1. The Warning feat. Idris Elba (produced by Pharoahe Monch)
2. Calculated Amalgamation (produced by Lion Share Music Group)
3. Evolve (produced by Exile)
4. W.A.R. feat. Immortal Technique & Vernon Reid (produced by Marco Polo)
5. Clap (One Day) featuring Showtyme & DJ Boogie Blind (produced by M-Phazes)
6. Black Hand Side featuring Styles P & Phonte (produced by Mike Loe)
7. Let My People Go (produced by Fatin “10″ Horton)
8. Shine featuring Mela Machinko (produced by Diamond D)
9. Halie Selassie Karate featuring Mr. Porter (produced by Sam I Am)
10. The Hitman (produced by M-Phazes)
11. Assassins featuring Jean Grae & Royce Da 5’9 (produced by M-Phazes)
12. The Grand Illusion (Circa 1973) featuring Citizen Cope (produced by Adam Deitch & Eric Krasno)
13. Still Standing featuring Jill Scott (produced by M-Phazes)
Below is a flyer for the album, which mimics what the cover will look like.