Many will write about the 15th anniversary of the last great release date in Rap history. But few truly overstand why it earned that designation and why after it there may never be another great day on par. Since they can’t, I will. Not only do I remember the day well and what it signified […]
Hip-Hop fans are a nostalgic bunch. Despite many of our favorite groups effectively calling it quits more than 10 years ago, we still hold out hopes for reunion albums that will capture they’re past greatness.
Yasiin Bey, formerly referred to by the masses as the mighty Mos Def, has maintained his presence in the fast-moving and often fickle world of Hip-Hop since exploding on the scene in the late 90s. Although he has long since been removed from his New York underground rap past, Bey is still immersed in music […]
Over the weekend, the dynamic duo of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli – collectively known as Black Star – rocked Club Nokia in Los Angeles much to the delight of a packed house. Running through their bevy of classic joints this past Saturday, Bey and Kweli both appeared to be in top form. After the set, […]
Considered one of Hip-Hop’s most talented representatives, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) has enjoyed a robust career that has shown little in the way of a slowdown. Rejoining with fellow Brooklyn bomber Talib Kweli under the Black Star group banner, Yasiin Bey is now undertaking a new side musical project called ‘Top 40 Underdog’ with […]
Black Star Perform Two Songs On Late Night Jimmy Fallon [Video] Talib Kweli & Yasiin Bey (better known as Mos Def) hit the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to perform their new, Oh No produced single “You Already Knew,” off of their mixtape Aretha, due out sooner than later. The music didn’t stop with the […]
Talib Kweli “Distractions” [Video] Talib unveils a new track from his forthcoming album, Prisoner Of Conscious, dropping in 2012. The Brooklyn rappers stays dropping gems and it’s no different as he wrecks this Oh No produced track. That Black Star album hopefully will come soon as well. Let’s go Mos Def Yasiin Bey. We’ve waited […]
Black Star – “You Already Knew” After dropping a new track on iTunes yesterday, Mos Def and Talib Kweli announced plans to release a new Black Star mixtape dedicated to Aretha Franklin. Check out the duo’s first release from the project. Welcome back, Mos and Kweli. Black Star fans already know. Listen To More Wired […]