cannibal ox

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Cannibal Ox’s New ‘Harlem Knights’ Video Is Their First in 14 Years

The underground hip-hop group Cannibal Ox remerged after a long absence this spring with their sophomore album, The Blade of the Ronin, following a 14-year wait.
James Grebey / July 8, 2015

Review: Cannibal Ox and the Return of Samurai Rap on ‘Blade of the Ronin’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: March 03, 2015Label: IGCSee, the big question isn't if Cannibal Ox would ever get back together. Thirty-seven-year-old, gruff-voiced headliner…
Dan Weiss / March 2, 2015

Cannibal Ox Are Streaming Their First New Album in 14 Years

Dystopian indie-rap kings Cannibal Ox a.k.a. the mighty duo of Vast Aire and Vordul Mega, have reunited to release their first album in 14 years…
Dan Weiss / February 26, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadian…
SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Courtney Barnett’s ‘Pedestrian at Best,’ Fifth Harmony’s ‘Going Nowhere,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From glittering girl bands to resurrected hip-hop duos to Israeli…
SPIN Staff / February 4, 2015

Cannibal Ox Return With Three New ‘Gotham’ Songs, Their First Fresh Material in 13 Years

Indie-rap icons Cannibal Ox have shared their first new sounds since announcing their return late last year. What began as a simple reunion show quickly…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Cannibal Ox Entice Fans to Fund New Album, Label With ‘Gotham (Ox City)’ Single

Revered indie rap duo Cannibal Ox resurfaced late last year after members Vast Aire and Vordul Mega essentially spent a decade doing their own thing.
Chris Martins / February 23, 2013

Cannibal Ox Promise Follow-up to Indie-Rap Classic Album ‘The Cold Vein’

On Tuesday, we learned that early aughts indie-rap icons Cannibal Ox are reuniting for a rare show in New York at the Knitting Factory Brooklyn…
Chris Martins / November 16, 2012

Cannibal Ox Reunite for New York Show

Although Cannibal Ox crafted one of the most well-regarded albums of the early aughts' indie-rap movement — 2001's The Cold Vein — the cult-beloved Harlem…
Chris Martins / November 13, 2012