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Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Turns 20

In the first episode of Succession, HBO's great show about the travails of an evil New York billionaire family, there's a scene that's excruciating on…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Watch Black Star’s Surprise Reunion At Robert Glasper’s Blue Note Residency

Robert Glasper is currently in the middle of a residency at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, which will total 24 nights…
James Rettig | October 15, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Yasiin Bey Announces Black Star Album Produced By Madlib

Black Star, the hip-hop duo composed of Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, are apparently working on a new album with…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2018 - 6:49 pm

Black Star Play “Little Brother,” “You Already Knew” For Fallon

Last night, Mos Def and Talib Kweli revived Black Star for a pair of performances on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, first performing a new…
Corban Goble | January 4, 2012 - 9:48 am

Black Star’s Mos Def And Talib Kweli Do The Colbert Report

Way the hell back in 1998, underground-rap leading lights Mos Def and Talib Kweli teamed up to record the collaborative album Mos Def And Talib
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2011 - 9:24 am

Mos Def, Talib Kweli, The Roots, And Two Dirty Projectors Did Fallon

This Black Star reunion from the night before Thanksgiving features DP's Amber and Haley along with the Roots on "History" from Mos's The Ecstatic LP.
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2009 - 10:19 am