David Banner is officially back in the building. Seven years after releasing his last album, Death of a Pop Star, the Mississippi-bred producing-rapping dynamo unleashes his The God Box album, a body of work filled to the brim with thumping beats and social commentary. For Banner, the project is even more than the sum of its parts.

“It’s more than an album, it’s an art exhibit," he says in a statement. "It’s sort of like a secret. It’s something that people are going to have to come to their own conclusions on. Everyone will get something different out of the album; and I’ll let the listener decide what that is.”

Banner means for the album to be interpreted in different ways, but life as a Black man in the U.S. is most definitely something The God Box deals with in sizable doses. The project's heartfelt CeeLo Green-assisted opening track, "Magnolia," makes that clear from the jump.

Featuring appearances from Green, Raheem DeVaughn, Big K.R.I.T, Black Thought, Trinidad James, WatchtheDuck and Big Rube and Banner's production for at least half of the album, The God Box is definitely worthy of a listen.

Check out The God Box tracklist and the album itself below. Cop it from iTunes here.

David Banner's The God Box Tracklist

1. "Magnolia" Feat. CeeLo Green & Raheen Devaughn
2. "My Uzi" Feat. Big K.R.I.T.
3. "Who Want It" Feat. Black Thought & WatchTheDuck
4. "Elvis"
5. "Amy" Feat. Trinidad James
6. "August"
7. "Cleopatra Jones"
8. "Marry Me" Feat. Rudy Currency
9. "Judy Blare" Feat. Devon Lewow
10."Traffic on Mars" Feat. Kap G, WatchTheDuck, Tim Wise & Kenya Jori
11."Black Fist" Feat. Tito Lo
12."Ak" Feat. Raheem Devaughn & Big Rube
13."Burning Thumbs"
14."Wisdom Selah" (Outro)
15."Evil Knievel" (Bonus Track)

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