Talib Kweli Reveals (New) Release Date For Prisoner Of Conscious

Sitting down with Rolling Stone, Talib Kweli gave a new (hopefully solid) date for the release of his sixth studio album Prisoner Of Conscious... April 23rd. Four years in the making, Prisoner of Conscious represents a more nuanced selection of songs, which feature guests including Kendrick Lamar, Nelly and Busta Rhymes. It retains the live

Mister Cee’s Best Of Tuesdays Mix: Mos Def & Talib Kweli Edition

This week, Mister Cee dedicates his Throwback At Noon segment on Hot97 to Talib Kweli and Mos Def. Check the hour long mix of Black Star tracks and solo cuts below. DOWNLOAD: Mister Cee' PREVIOUS: Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh | LL Cool J | Biggie, Jay-Z or Nas Mix

Lyricist Lounge's 20 Year Reunion Show w/ Black Star (Video)

A little bit ago the legendary hip hop showcase celebrated almost being legal enough to drink, and threw an event in Downtown Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre with special guest Mos D...er... Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli. Props to LAUNFD for the footage.

Black Star Live In Paris (Video)

Live and direct from Le Bataclan in France. Shouts to the homie Spintelect who is currently spinning for Talib Kweli on tour.

Mos Def Gives Update On Black Star LP

During a sit down with Hypebeast, Yasiin Bey gives an honest update on the status of his next album with Talib Kweli. We are in the studio all the time and we will continue putting out songs on a regular basis. I appreciate the anticipation. Making an album is very time-consuming and requires lots of

UNCOVERED: The Making Of Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

While I was in the Complex offices last week a guy walked right past me, and in my head I asked myself "Is that ego Trip's Brent Rollins?" Turns out that it was, as he's the Art Director of the magazine. Revisiting his ego Trip roots, Brent revealed that we was the mind behind the

Black Star Live in CO (Video)

Vital Films is behind the latest visual experience from Kweli and Mos Def. Check some behind-the-scenes footage of their performance at Belly Up Aspen last month and Kweli talking about what we can expect this year.

Black Star Live On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

“Little Brother” Backed by the best backing band in late night television today, Yasiin Bey Mos Def and Talib Kweli hit Jimmy Fallon's stage to perform a few cuts, including one from their mixtape Aretha Franklin... where the hell is that? SHAKE UPDATE: After the jump I've also included ?uestlove's story about how Dilla crafted

Black Star - You Already Knew (prod. Oh No)

Second verse, same as the first. Talib Kweli and Mos Def (yeah, I'm not gonna call him Yasiin Bey anymore) drops the second freebie off their upcoming mixtape, now titled Aretha Franklin. DOWNLOAD: Black Star - You Already Knew (prod. Oh No) | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Black Star – Fix Up (prod. Madlib)

Black Star – Fix Up (prod. Madlib)

Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli are Black Star, and to kick off Black Friday they drop the first single from their upcoming album, set to drop... let's say... before Detox. Give or take a few millennia. [audio:http://www.2dopeboyz.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Black_Star-Fix_Up-2dope.mp3] PURCHASE: Black Star – Fix Up (prod. Madlib) [via iTunes]