Cannibal Ox is preparing for the release of their highly-anticipated sophomore album Blade of the Ronin, and today, we've got the exclusive premiere of their new single, “Blade: The Art of Ox.” Thanks to Black Milk's soulful production, and verses from Artifacts (Tame One and El Da Sensei) and U-God, the posse cut is destined to be a standout track on the forthcoming project, the first new album from them since their 2001 debut.

Following the premieres of "Iron Rose" and "Harlem Knights," "Blade: The Art of Ox" can be streamed below. Grab Blade of the Ronin on Mar. 3 via IGC Records/ iHipHop Distribution and pre-order it on iTunes right hereTo celebrate the release Cannibal Ox will be hosting a release party at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City on Mar. 2nd, more info here.