M1 of revered rap duo dead prez is prepping the release of his solo debut, "Confidential."

M1 of revered rap duo dead prez is prepping the release of his solo debut, "Confidential." Due March 8 through Koch and Sotti Records, the label founded by jazz guitar player/producer Fabrizio Sotti, the 14-track set features appearances by Q-Tip, Styles P, K'naan, Cassandra Wilson and dead prez partner, Sticman, among others.

M1, who says he is still a member of the politically-minded twosome, hopes to reveal his originality through the album. "There's a definite theme, but it's not obvious," he says. "I didn't telegraph where I'm coming from; if you know... then you know."

Here is the for "Confidential" track list:

"One Side (The Anthem)"
"Early," featuring Sticman
"Land, Bread & Housing," featuring My Momma & Re
"For You," featuring Scrap Daddy
"Confidential," featuring Re
"Love You Can't Borrow," featuring Q-Tip & Cassandra Wilson
"5 Elements"
"Gunslinger"
"Comrade's Call," featuring Styles P & Bazaar Royale
"Don't Put Down Your Flag," featuring Young Dre
"The Beat," featuring Bang Double
"Been Through," featuring Re
"'Til We Get There" featuring K'naan & Story James
"Too Smart"