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The Mammoth Tusk

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Released  6 July 2009
Length  50 minutes
Release date  6 July 2009
Recorded  2008-2009
Artist  Eslam Jawaad
Label  Cadiz
Genres  Arabic hip hop, Political hip hop
Producers  Eslam Jawaad, Damon Albarn, Shadia Mansour, The Narcicyst, GZA, Omar Offendum
People also search for  Bahlam Ma'ak, Bahlam Maak, Gaw Tany

The Mammoth Tusk is the debut album by Lebanese-Syrian rapper Eslam Jawaad, the album was released on 6 July 2009. It features guest collaborations from: Miskeena, Lord Sear, Shadia Mansour, and Rude Jude. The album also features more mainstream acts including: De La Soul, frontman of: Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Damon Albarn. The latter of which Jawaad worked with on The Good, The Bad & The Queen's self-titled debut album on an unreleased B-side entitled "Mr. Whippy" and also appeared with Albarn on Gorillaz's Escape to Plastic Beach World Tour when he rapped on their iconic song "Clint Eastwood". When the group played in Damascus, he rapped in his native Arabic, as he does on the song "Alarm Chord" which also features Albarn. His song "Pivot Widdit" was used in the Dubai film City of Life.


Track listing

  1. "Pivot Widdit" - 3:26
  2. "Star Spangled Banner" - 3:05
  3. "Tickle My Pickle" (featuring Miskenna) - 3:40
  4. "Rewind DJ" (featuring De La Soul) - 4:37
  5. "Baba's Shotgun" - 1:21
  6. "Trick" - 3:10
  7. "Leave it Alone" - 3:06
  8. "It Wasn't Me (Skit)" (featuring Lord Sear and Rude Jude) - 1:15
  9. "Criminuhl" - 3:20
  10. "Heave Ho" - 3:52
  11. "The Mammoth Tusk" - 4:18
  12. "Big Slingaz'" - 4:09
  13. "So Real" (featuring Shadia Mansour)
  14. "Alarm Chord" (featuring Damon Albarn) - 3:29
  15. "Beirut" - 3:52


1Pivot Widdit
2Star Spangled Banner
3Tickle My Pickle


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