State of the Arts
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Studio album by Afu-Ra


1 July 2005


Hip hop


Life Force Records/Decon


Afu-Ra (also exec.), Big Syphe, Bronze Nazareth, Compressor Beats, DJ Kemo, DJ Premier, Joe Roach, Natty Dred, PF Cuttin, Preservation, Eric Weis

Afu-Ra chronology


Life Force Radio (2002)


Body of the Life Force Part 2 (2012)

State of the Arts is the third studio album by American rapper Afu-Ra, released in 2005 on Life Force Records and Decon. It features production work by DJ Premier, Bronze Nazareth and PF Cuttin of Blahzay Blahzay. It features guest appearances by Royce da 5'9" and Masta Killa, amongst others. 

"God of Rap" was released as the album's only single. It was also used in the soundtrack of the video game NBA Live 06.

Track listing[edit | edit source]

No. Title Performer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Intro" - Afu-Ra
2. "God of Rap" Afu-Ra Eric Weis
3. "Power Skit #1" - Afu-Ra, PF Cuttin
4. "Pusha" Afu-Ra, Royce da 5'9" Joe Roach
5. "Prankster" Afu-Ra PF Cuttin
6. "Livin Like Dat" Afu-Ra, Masta Killa Bronze Nazareth
7. "Rumble" Afu-Ra Eris Weis
8. "Power Skit #2" - Afu-Ra, PF Cuttin
9. "Why Cry" Afu-Ra, Gentleman DJ Kemo
10. "Ghetto Hell" Afu-Ra Natty Dred
11. "Cry Baby" Afu-Ra, Lady Blue, Q Compressor Beats
12. "Dynamite" Afu-Ra Preservation
13. "Sucka Free" Afu-Ra DJ Premier
14. "Deal wit It" Afu-Ra, Jahdon, Kardinal Offishall PF Cuttin
15. "BK Dance" Afu-Ra Big Syphe
16. "Only U" Afu-Ra Eris Weis
17. "Poisonous Taoist" Afu-Ra PF Cuttin
18. "Power Skit #3" - Afu-Ra, PF Cuttin
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