DISMEMBERED + UNARMED:
A SONIC IMAGINING OF BODY, LOVE, SORROW, TRAUMA, HISTORY, PAIN, REBIRTH


Executive Produced by Chaka Mkali & Resmaa Menakem
Produced and Engineered by Medium Zach
Album cover by Andres Guzman

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COMING JUNE 15, 2018
ORDER NOW

  Sarah White and Chaka Mkali

Sarah White and Chaka Mkali

  Brother Ali

Brother Ali

From the start of the writing of this book we had a conceptualization that this needed to be a multi-sensory experience that incorporated sound, vibration, sight, image, and thought.

We wanted to provide people with multiple access points to this work. The first person to get involved was executive producer Chaka Mkali/I SELF DEVINE, and because he is a multi talented artist he understood the heart of this project right away and ran with it. He brought in Lioness, Jake, Brother Ali, and many other producers and artists – many of whom you will get to know here on this website. 

  Budah Tye

Budah Tye

  Chaka Mkali

Chaka Mkali

  Proper T

Proper T

  Jamela Pettiford

Jamela Pettiford

  Alibi

Alibi

  Medium Zach

Medium Zach

This book was written out of love and collaboration. The book could not have been written without the help and challenge of others. For years we have wanted to do some artistic work with Chaka and other musicians. When we shared with them the content of the book, they immediately wanted to do music for it. We are humbled by their time and dedication. May the ancestors be pleased by our work and efforts.

  Martyr and GP Jacob

Martyr and GP Jacob

  Book and Notes

Book and Notes

  Paris Bennett

Paris Bennett

  Nesret Shu-Ankh Theba

Nesret Shu-Ankh Theba

  Izell Pyramid

Izell Pyramid

  Lady Midnight

Lady Midnight

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  Alicia Steele and Lioness

Alicia Steele and Lioness

  Greg Greaze and Alicia Steele

Greg Greaze and Alicia Steele

  GP Jacob and Niles Chadwick

GP Jacob and Niles Chadwick

  Mankwe Ndosi and Jayanthi

Mankwe Ndosi and Jayanthi

  Medium Zach and Bailey Coogan

Medium Zach and Bailey Coogan

  MaMa Dona

MaMa Dona

  Metasota

Metasota

  JHard and Mmyykk

JHard and Mmyykk

  All of Us

All of Us

DISMEMBERED + UNARMED:
TRACK LISTING

SIDE A

Here We Go
Mama Dona, I Self Devine, Mankwe Ndosi,
Jamela Pettiford, and Jayanthi Kyle   
produced by Greg Grease

Heightened Anxiety  
Niles, I Self Devine, I–BE, Lady Midnight, and Afrokeys
produced by J.Hard

You Got It (Parts I & II)
The Lioness, Greg Grease, and Paris Bennett
produced by J.Hard

Nobody Left
I Self Devine, Tek, Alicia Steele, Lady Midnight,
and Bailey Cogan
produced by Budah Tye

Breathe
Proper-T and Nate Collis
produced by MMYYKK


SIDE B

Colors
Brother Ali, G. P. Jacob, Mike The Martyr,
and Bailey Cogan  
produced by MMYYKK

Faded / We The People
Sarah White, I Self Devine, and Errybody
produced by MMYYKK / Greg Grease

Ten Hut
Budah Tye, I Self Devine, Proper-T,
and Nesret Shu-Ankh Theba
produced by Budah Tye

 

 









 

SIDE C

Processions
Metasota, I Self Devine, Afrokeys, and Alicia Steele
produced by Greg Grease

Black Joy / We The People (Covert/Overt)  
I Self Devine, Jamela Pettiford, Mankwe Ndosi,
Izell Pyramid, Jayanthi Kyle, Nate Collis, and Proper-T
produced by MMYYK / Greg Grease

Strong Friends
Alibi, Jamela Pettiford, I Self Devine, The Lioness, Proper-T, Afrokeys, and Bailey Cogan
produced by Greg Grease


SIDE D

Blue Bodies
I Self Devine
produced by Tek & Medium Zach

Healing Space
Izell Pyramid, I Self Devine, Lady Midnight,
and Mankwe Ndosi
produced by Medium Zach

Nurture & Neglect (Parts I, II & III)
Jamela Pettiford, Jayanthi Kyle,
Mankwe Ndosi, and Nate Collis
produced by MMYYKK