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MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-10-2009, 02:12 PM
Yo Yo Its That Time I Just Wanna Give Thanks To The Producers And Emcees Who Were Down With This Project
Youll See This One Is Alot Diffrent Than My Previous Projects
I Cut Out 5 Songs From The CD Im Selling On The Street And Im Going To Make A Mixtape Of About 12 Songs
With Them . So Any Producer / Emcee Who Doesnt See Or Hear The Beat/ Verse Dont Be Alarmed They Were Done
And Are Going To Be Used On Another Project .
Also Im Not Going To Be Selling This Online But, I Will Take Donations VIA Paypal And Those Of You Who Want A Full Copy And DVD Just Email Me And Well Work Thing Out....maxmantis@live.com
Im Going To Be Dropping A MultiLayered Web Site Its Being Worked On And Hopefully This Shit Will Take Off.
I Hope You Like This Project. I Think Its Dope Some Quality Kinks With The Vocals But Nothing That Will
Hurt The Ear
Any Real Life Tracks Is That Real Life Anything Ive Seen Or Felt Ive Laid Out Here ....Its May Not Be Horrorcore Or Hardcore But Its Still Real And Life So Peep Life


Streaming>>>

http://www.datpiff.com/Dynamic_AKA_Maximus_Da_Mantis_The_Art_Of_Life.m509 12.html





First Link rar.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8VMW81JK


Second Link rar.

http://www.zshare.net/download/61202025f10c223b/


Third link ZIP.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=2O8VULUX


Covers
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Back Cover

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Track Listing
1. Swamps Of Sadness
Intro
2. The Last Abyss Ft Ern Dawgy
Produced By MOD
3. Dock Smitty Ill Microphone Comittee
Produced By Jay Large
4. Like Clockwork
Produced By Clockwork(RIP)
5. A Short Novel From US To Ukraine
Produced By PoweRec
6. The Heart Aches And Pain
Produced By Jay Large
7. Sellin The City
Produced By One Take
8. Stayback Payback Trey Clack
Produced By Hypnotist
9. Hip Hop Cries
Produced By Cypher Sounds
10.Hurricane Windz
Produced By Game Of Death
11.The Art Of Life
Produced By Autobots AKA Tracks
12.Street Corner Science
Produced By Famicon
13.Memories
Produced By Hypnotist
14.Living Swift Ft Osiris , Ova Cast
Produced By Autobots AKA Tracks
15.Street Vision Ft PCP Crew
Produced By One Take
16.The Merchant Is Comming
Skit
17.Finished The Sentence
Produced By MOD
18.The Paint Brush Moves
Produced By Anno Domino
19.Its A Shame
Produced By Jay Large
20.The Mindz Of Men
Outro






First Link rar.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8VMW81JK


Second Link rar.

http://www.zshare.net/download/61202025f10c223b/

Third Link ZIP.

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=2O8VULUX

Boss_Digger
06-10-2009, 02:15 PM
dope!! I will be downloading for sure!! I aint got paypal or nuttin but i will at least pay you with a solid review at some point!!!

12weLvE
06-10-2009, 02:23 PM
Thats wassup Maxi. I will be peeping this real soon.

THE MASON
06-10-2009, 02:33 PM
Def peepin this when the links are up

that Livin Swift track was dope shit, i expect the rest is jsut the same

Peace Max

THE MASON
06-10-2009, 05:37 PM
yo downloading now, give me a couple days and ill get you a review of some substance.

Sinapse
06-10-2009, 05:56 PM
Got it, will start to take it all in and get back to you Max.

Max Prime
06-11-2009, 09:29 AM
Ronin Assasinz has a SICK beat on your myspace. I'm gonna download this mixtape and give it a spin

SKAMPOE
06-11-2009, 03:24 PM
good shit max

Boss_Digger
06-11-2009, 04:34 PM
got it!!! I will be back

DEVAMPS
06-11-2009, 06:31 PM
waddup maximus im bout to check this

SKAMPOE
06-11-2009, 08:16 PM
the last abyss is my fav but my fav changes with each track i hear, u and ern make ill sounds 2gether.

that doc smitty joint is fuckin dope feel good track beat is fooonkeeee luv dat shit


that short novel is dope the beat and ur flow on it is sick, i aint know u was ukranie.

the heart aches and pain is dope as fuck beat is sick love that melody those bells lol shits dope!


still listenin.....

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-11-2009, 10:49 PM
No Doubt Skampoe.....And I Am Puerto Rock......The Beat Was Made By A Ukrainian

SKAMPOE
06-12-2009, 12:30 AM
oh good shit lol

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-12-2009, 11:31 AM
I'll Have A ZIP File Up In A Bit

100pr00f
06-12-2009, 12:04 PM
dope tape max..i think 2 or 3 stood out alot for me..the rest is dope awell haha

peace

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-12-2009, 12:40 PM
No Doubt Proof ....

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-12-2009, 01:19 PM
zip file Now Up

ERN-DAWGY
06-13-2009, 06:48 PM
wow maxy this album is SIIIIIICK! holy shit the beats are sick flows are sick good shit man, everyone came thru nice that famicom beat and that jay large beat is CRAAAACK, good shit yo wake up ppl n check this masterpiece, nice shoutout hahah

peace fam

ps ITS A SHAME..WOOOOOW

Noyz
06-14-2009, 12:39 PM
Gave this one listen through so far, and I'm definitely feeling this. So far, my favorite track is Street Visions. Has a dark Mobb Deep feel to it. It'll take me some time to digest the rhymes, but everything is sounding top notch so far.

With this joint, plus Basement Dwellaz and Sinapse, some of my favorite albums this year have come from the corp!

JIGSAW45
06-14-2009, 02:32 PM
downloading now...my bad i didnt get around to it sooner....i'll be back to tell u its nasty.peace

Shitao
06-15-2009, 04:22 AM
Dling

Boss_Digger
06-17-2009, 12:03 PM
Sorry man I downloaded and slept on this, shits fucking sick and the beat selection is nuts!!! I will do a full review as soon as i get a chance

SKAMPOE
06-17-2009, 01:05 PM
werd up the beat selection from top to bottom is fiiire!

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-17-2009, 04:03 PM
Sorry man I downloaded and slept on this, shits fucking sick and the beat selection is nuts!!! I will do a full review as soon as i get a chance




Its All Good Kinda Expected That Here Thats Why I Didnt Bother Sellin On Line .....But As Long As U Listen To The Product Im Good

Boss_Digger
06-17-2009, 04:38 PM
Its All Good Kinda Expected That Here Thats Why I Didnt Bother Sellin On Line .....But As Long As U Listen To The Product Im Good


word, well everyone seems to be dropping at once lol so im just trying to get to it all as well as do my own thing lol, its dope tho trust!!!!

JIGSAW45
06-17-2009, 09:34 PM
yoooooooo!!!!this is my joint rite here,i can definitely let the whole shit play straight thru my nigga!!!!! the album title is well picked due to the fact that every track paints a different picture...i can envision every line in my head and i can definitely relate to the stories that u tell in alot of the trax...like 7th and skamp said the beat selection is off the charts yo!!!! i cant say which ones i like the most(street visions,lol)cuz in all honesty all the songs are really well balanced...u definitely got my support my nigga!!!! and u definitely came correct with this album,peace yo,1

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-20-2009, 09:03 AM
No Doubt ....Dont Sleep Yall

THE MASON
06-20-2009, 04:56 PM
Yo Peace Max

Ill be back with a more solid review but ill just slide through on how dope this album is, Last Abyss is one of the best tracks so far, and im still diggin the Livin Swift track. Also the inro and outro, whit is omnious but from an old kids movie, NeverEnding Story if im not mistaken

JIGSAW45
06-22-2009, 08:54 PM
Yo Peace Max

Ill be back with a more solid review but ill just slide through on how dope this album is, Last Abyss is one of the best tracks so far, and im still diggin the Livin Swift track. Also the inro and outro, whit is omnious but from an old kids movie, NeverEnding Story if im not mistaken


i was gonna mention that.....u went there bro' good shit!!!

THE MASON
06-24-2009, 12:13 PM
Intro - Dope shit, very interesting way to start an album, which helps pull you into the whole vibe of the album. Very omnious, and now that im grown, that movie was some serious shit lol.

The Last Abyss - One of my favourite track right here no doubt. Miax jumps right in flawlessly, and the flow is right on point. Theres a dope reference to intro in there to, which forced me to bring the track back to catch it lol. Ern Dawgy is a nice match up on this one, theres a dope chemistry that i got out of it, which is hard to do. The beat is ill too, but its the only one i dont know who produced

Dock Smitty ill Microphone Commitee - Right away, love this beat, very up tempo and has that marching music vibe, kind of like college marching bands turned rugged. Its a short track, but Max sounds like he coulda rhymed for days on here, which is why i was a little upset i guess, just wanted another minute or so.

Like Clockwork - Start of the track is dope, i like the background radio sound you get from it, like a clock radio that aint weak lol. This is one of those from the heart, real life tracks, or that the vibe i get from it. The lyrics arent complex but they paint a very nice picture for the listener, very nice picture.

Novel Short US to Ukraine - ILL!! another short track, but this one hits hard, definitely spun it like 5 times, another favourite from this album, cant say much else then that. Very potent track

The Heart Aches and Pain - WOW!!! Shit is crazy, again another favourite track. These are some of the best songs in hip hop, the ones you can tell the artist is really expressing themselves, putting it all out there. To me was one of those tracks, the beat and everything just makes you listen

Sellin' the City - I was impartial about this track, it was dope but it didnt have the same power, i felt from the previous tracks. Theres some dope lyrics and the flows on point, so maybe it was the beat i didnt enjoy as much.

Stay Back Payback Trey Clacked - "Touch the sky, then the soul just crashes" - potent lyrics. Very aggresive track with some crazy flows and there was mad lines to pull out and post, qouatable track!! " This aint Johnny Quest, even little Suzy rock a vest" - damn

Hip Hop Cries - Classic track, this is another one of those from the heart type joints. Lots of little flow change ups within one track, and from line to line which definitely helps keeps the ear tuned in. Like the shoutouts at the end, perfect track for that.

Hurricane Windz - Dope shit, really nice flowing beat and the lyrics match up perfect to suite the vibe. This is another standout track for me, makes me sit here and just think, which are some of the best tracks to listen to, for me at least.

The Art of Life - Feelin this track, the beat fits the type of joint that it is i felt. Its the Art of Life and it has that feel. I would have the vocals turned up a bit on this one, it was hard to hear at some points on a lower volume, but i blasted it for the most part. Max you definitely painting a picture on this one, lyrics are really intune with what you are trying to present

Street Corner Science - Ridiculous track, i never really heard much from Famicon, but im a fan now lol and Max hits upside the head with the vocals. 2 minutes of a lyrical assault, aggresive and intricate, what else do you want?

Memories - A few times i mentioned the from the heart joints, this is the best example right here. Cant say much other then that, very soulful track. "It was all a dream, not Biggie's" - that was an ill line

Living Swift - I been bumping this track for a minute. Love it and all aspects, just a uptempo, easy track to listen to. Actually i have it on a mixed burnt cd i made for driving too, hope that okay Max lol

Street Visions - Start with PCP, you know what it is already, my homies from CT always drop flames, big PEACE, SKampoe man you got a scary fuckin voice lol, Jig just hits you in the head, "Im in the Basement" - welcome to where i dwell lol. Max came in hard, very potent lyrics and flow is fire. Another track were Max and the guest are, to still Sinapses words, cohesive. Each match up nicely with the vibe of the track. "My eyes like the skies on the 4th of July"

The Merchant is Coming - Nice interlude in there, helps to slow down the mind a little bit and gives it rest for last few tracks. Not that i got bored or anything, i just feel interludes are a needed part of albums, helps for transfers or gives that mental rest for a bit.

Finished the Sentence - MOD, killer on the beats. Some very dope flows and some very dope lyrics. Not a standout imo, but its definitely a personal favourite of mine. After a lot of spins you pull out the lyrics and they are some of the best.

The Paintbrush Moves - EPIC track, crazy storytelling joint. Perfect title for this track, cause it defintiely paints a picture for the listener and the beat is a nice selection for it. Has a tragic feel to it.

Its A Shame - Great way to end an album, just has that vibe that its going to an ending sometime soon. And the track title says it all, its a shame the album has to end.

Outro - ILL outro, it may have ruined the movie for me and now i cna never so show my kids lol, nah im playin but it definitely works for the album.

Overall:
Very, very dope listen. Anyone who hasnt gotten this, needs too. Max definitely has a unique voice and rhyme style, which is apparent on this album. As its really the only stuff i have heard, i cant compare it to any previous work. So with that said, it has made me want to go back and see what i missed. This album has a heavy theme of life in general on it, making it easy for people of all walks to enjoy.

Peace Maxi, told you id be back with something

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-24-2009, 03:49 PM
yo peice bronze ....great review .......im still bumping yours i just need to give it a review when i get a chance....but no doubt ill review homie

THE MASON
06-24-2009, 03:58 PM
No doubt Max

Whenever you got time is cool. Your album was a really dope listen, and im def gonna go back and check the older stuff to see the evolution

Peace

SKAMPOE
06-24-2009, 04:00 PM
peace for the props bronze

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-24-2009, 05:20 PM
Now Streaming For You Lazy Fucks

http://www.datpiff.com/Dynamic_AKA_Maximus_Da_Mantis_The_Art_Of_Life.m509 12.html

RADIOACTIVE MAN
06-24-2009, 05:47 PM
been downloaded this..this is fucking heat..God damn

DEVAMPS
06-24-2009, 10:15 PM
forgot to give u props MAX-- this is definetly dope u spit a lot of real shit and the beats are hot, i remember that ol FAMICOM joint street corner science

that CLOCKWORK joint is ill. .ima listen more

keep doin ya thing

cess
06-25-2009, 06:43 AM
just bin listenin to 'the art of life' mixtape. that shit is live man. raw beats an raw bars dude. flowin like water ma brother. peace.

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
06-30-2009, 05:02 PM
Thanks Homie......Please Listen

MENES
07-05-2009, 11:10 AM
Max watup kid shits ILL

I bumped First of Many Last stands many times before I goto listening to this and it was a great starting point.

The art of life , a great title man,

you got all tha goods and i enjoy listen to this shit at any time


keep it raw

peace
peace yo stop sleepin

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
07-18-2009, 11:11 PM
No Doubt Bump

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
08-07-2009, 09:48 PM
New Mixtape Soon

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
09-25-2009, 04:22 PM
I Aint Gonna Lie Alot Of Yall Really Slept On This ......

Shitao
09-25-2009, 04:32 PM
I Aint Gonna Lie Alot Of Yall Really Slept On This ......

Sure. I'm dling it right now.

MaXiMus Da MaNtis
07-26-2010, 03:46 PM
one of thee most sleeped on albums here....no lie this was a masterpiece

pro.Graveface
07-27-2010, 04:38 PM
yo downloadin now! allmost slipped me by !!
that street vision joint is real real heat yo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PEACE to da god Maximus