Tag Archive: Talib Kweli

THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS updates: Stream the soundtrack + Watch new character trailers + Music videos for KANYE WEST’s ‘White Dress’ & METHOD MAN/FREDDIE GIBBS/STREETLIFE’s ‘Built For This’

The release of RZA’s much-anticipated, Quentin Tarantino-produced and R-rated kung fu epic The Man with the Iron Fists is drawing near, and the equally anticipated soundtrack has hit the web today. Highlights include Kanye West’s soulful contribution ‘White Dress’ (which comes with a globe-spanning collage video directed by DanTheMan), RZA reteaming with BlakRoc collaborators The Black …

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[Watch] BLACK STAR on FALLON

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon kicked off 2012 with a bang tonight, with an energetic appearance from Black Star. Ably supported by The Roots, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) and Talib Kweli performed ‘You Already Knew’, a cut from their forthcoming Aretha Franklin-inspired mixtape Aretha. The enigmatic hip-hop duo also performed a web exclusive of their …

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[Listen] BLACK STAR: ‘You Already Knew’

Talib Kweli and Yasiin ‘Mos Def’ Bey have dubbed Black Friday 2011: ‘Black Star Friday’. The hip-hop super-duo released their new single ‘Fix Up’, previously debuted on The Colbert Report, as well as an Oh No-produced new track titled ‘You Already Knew’. Black Star explained on their site that the track is the first off Black Star Aretha, an Aretha …

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[Watch] TALIB KWELI at Occupy Wall Street

Talib Kweli stopped by the Occupy Wall Street protests last night to show his support for the growing crowds there, following a performance as Black Star the night before on The Colbert Report. He performed ‘Distraction’, a passionate new political number which was perfectly suited to the occasion: “Skip the religion and politics, head straight to the compassion. Everything else …

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[Watch] BLACK STAR on THE COLBERT REPORT

Hip-hop super-duo Black Star, made up of legendary MC’s Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def), hit The Colbert Report tonight as part of their long-awaited reunion tour. The pair have only released one album under the monicker, 1998’s Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star, but have collaborated many times and are currently …

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