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The Ecstatic is the fourth studio album by American hip hop artist Mos Def, released June 9, 2009 on Downtown Records. The album was recorded during 2007 to 2009, and production was handled by J Dilla, Mr. Flash, Madlib, Mos Def, Oh No, Preservation, and The Neptunes. The Ecstatic features samples of several diverse musical styles, including soul, Afrobeat, jazz, funk, and Latin music, and has been noted by music writers for its "out-of-the-crates" samples. The album debuted at number… read more



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  • one of my favorite albums of all time..
  • Hopefully this will be recognised as a true Hip Hop classic. An utter gem!
  • Certified gem in Hip Hop....Right up their with Black on Both Sides
  • Great album
  • Great, but BOBS is better
  • This album made me wonder... "why haven't I been listening to Mos Def on repeat forever?"
  • Perfection.[2]
  • Perfection.
  • If you don't pay enough attention, Mos will go over your head [2]
  • his best album by far

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