Aceyalone (Los Angeles, CA) – “The Guidelines” [A Book of Human Language – 1998]


Aceyalone, is a rapper from Los Angeles, California. He is a member of Freestyle Fellowship, Haiku D’Etat and The A-Team. He is a co-founder of Project Blowed. A Book of Human Language is the second solo album by Aceyalone, released in April 1998. It was produced entirely by Mumbles and features no guest vocalists. A single was also released of “The Faces”, with “The Guidelines” featured as a b-side.

After releasing To Whom It May Concern… and Innercity Griots with Myka 9, P.E.A.C.E. and Self Jupiter as Freestyle Fellowship, as well as Project Blowed compilation in 1994, Aceyalone signed to Capitol Records. He released the solo debut album, All Balls Don’t Bounce, in 1995. He returned three years later with his second album A Book of Human Language, a collaboration with producer Mumbles.

His third solo album, Accepted Eclectic, was released in 2001.

He released Hip Hop and the World We Live In in 2002 and Love & Hate in 2003.

In 2006, Aceyalone released Magnificent City, a collaborative album with producer RJD2, followed by the Grand Imperial mixtape.

He has collaborated with producer Bionik on Lightning Strikes (2007), Aceyalone & the Lonely Ones (2009), and Leanin’ on Slick (2013).



  1. Forward
  2. The Guidelines
  3. Contents
  4. The Balance
  5. The Energy
  6. The Hurt
  7. The Hold
  8. The Walls & Windows
  9. The Jabberwocky
  10. The Grandfather Clock
  11. The Reason
  12. The March
  13. The Vision
  14. The Faces
  15. The Hunt Prelude
  16. The Hunt
  17. The Catch
  18. The Thief in the Night
  19. Human Language
  20. Afterward
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