Two loose mixtapes featuring a parade of guest stars have also appeared, with Sloppy Seconds, Vol. 1 landing in 2003 and Sloppy Seconds, Vol. 2 following two years later. Mr. SOS
had moved on by the time of their third album, A Piece of Strange, released by The LA Underground/QN5 Music in early 2006. The album featured newly recruited member Natti, as well as guest appearances by Cee Lo Green
and Immortal Technique
. The group toured extensively for the release, scoring high-profile opening slots for Kanye West
, Pharrell Williams
, the Strokes
, and others. Fourth album Dirty Acres appeared on Bad Taste
in 2007, featuring guest appearances by Devin the Dude
, Phonte Coleman of Little Brother
, and Witchdoctor
of the Dungeon Family
. In 2009, CL released two mixtapes, Strange Journey, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. Kno released his debut solo album, Death Is Silent, in 2010.
CunninLynguists retured in 2011 with their fifth proper studio album, Oneirology, which featured guest appearances from Big K.R.I.T.
and Freddie Gibbs
. The group took a short break following this album, with Natti releasing solo album Still Motion in 2013, and Kno forming trip-hop group Built to Fade, who released debut full-length To Dust in 2013 as well. Strange Journey, Vol. 3 appeared in 2014, and was created with input from fans, who provided ideas for musical concepts as well as artwork. Later in the year, the group collaborated with the Grouch
for the tour-only release The WinterFire EP. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi