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Black Star (featuring Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli)

The Observatory San Diego

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

All Ages, Live

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Black Star

Black Star is a rap group formed by Mos Def and Talib Kweli. Affiliated with the group is DJ Hi-Tek, who formed producer/MC duo Reflection Eternal with Kweli for the album Train of Thought and produced a portion of Black Star's debut album. The group's only album (self-titled) to date was released on August 26, 1998 to mass critical acclaim.

Talib Kweli

As it was, however, the earnest MC became one of the most critically successful rappers of his time, which dawned in the late '90s when he rapped alongside Mos Def and DJ Hi-Tek as part of the group Black Star. This trio of up-and-comers and their widely acclaimed self-titled 1998 album debut, Black Star, helped make Rawkus Records one of the premier underground rap outposts of the late '90s. Kweli and Hi-Tek then collaborated as a duo on Reflection Eternal (2000), which firmly established them apart... View More

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