Produced by Mark Ronson, “A La Modeliste” is the Jazz track for RE:GENERATION featuring Erykah Badu, Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste, and Members of The Dap Kings. Presented by Hyundai Veloster, RE:GENERATION is a documentary film that follows DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they remix, recreate and [cont.]
After Black Star’s performance on Jimmy Fallon the other night, ?uestlove explains the story behind J. Dilla’s “Little Brother” beat.
21214134 by YardieGoals BSLBJFL by YardieGoals Looks like Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli are really running with the Black Star reunion. Surely we’ll see an album this year? Here, they join The Roots on Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon, performing “You Already Knew” and “Little Brother”, produced by J. Dilla.
Mos Def Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli are working on a mix CD project called Black Star Aretha, paying tribute to Ms. Franklin. Oh No on the beat. Download
Well, this is bound to confuse people. No, Blackstar did not get a new member, yes, they are reunited. Up on Itunes now. Download
Daniel Kelly from Degrassi embarks on a rap career with this single featuring 2 members of the almighty Slaughterhouse. Download
Here’s the part where I ask the inevitable “Black Star update” question. Me and Mos are focused on independence and quality of sound. We’re really into a Madlib/Dilla thing right now. Anything you hear from us is probably going to be that type of sound. And it’s about independence, so we are trying to find [cont.]
Produced by Mark Ronson, “A La Modaliste” is the Jazz remix for RE:GENERATION featuring Erykah Badu, Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste, and Members of The Dap Kings. Presented by Hyundai Veloster, RE:GENERATION is a documentary film that follows DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they remix, recreate and [cont.]
Mos Def gave the S.O.B.’s audience a taste of some new music with J. Dilla and Madlib behind the boards.
Here’s that new Blackstar cut, produced by Madlib, with J-Rocc on the cut.
They perform “Astronomy (8th Light)” in the above clip. They also performed a *new* track called “Fix Up”, but the Viacom internet police have already removed those clips from YouTube. New album soon, gentlemen?
Mos talks about getting the call to join the show.
Talib spoke briefly with us last week about a Black Star reunion LP, now Mos has released a 2-minute snippet via Facebook/Soundcloud, produced by Madlib.
Looks like this years Rock The Bells festival has a lot to offer, as many classic groups will be performing their classic albums in full, at select dates in San Bernardino, Mountain View, Boston, and New York. Itinerary is as follows: 08.20 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater 08.27 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline [cont.]
The audio is a little bit shaky, but the event itself is historic enough. Footage of De La Soul’s performance also included.
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Mos Def performing “World Premiere” on The Daily Habit.
Mos Def and Kanye West surprised the audience at NYC’s Blue Note Jazz Club on Feb. 26th, by offering a surprise performance alongside the Robert Glasper Experiment. Audio below.
With Mos and Talib performing at this year’s Paid Dues festival, we’re all expecting an announcement of a Blackstar reunion LP. Talib mentions it as a possibility, plus gives a shout out to our friends @ UGHH.
Can an album be far behind? Mos Def and Talib Kweli will headline the Paid Dues stage April 2nd, 2011 in San Bernardino, CA, along with Immortal Technique, Bun B, Sage Francis, Slaughterhouse, E-40, and more.
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