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Black Star: Mos Def And Kweli Are Black Star

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    One of Rawkus Records most popular releases, Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star is an album-length collaboration of emcees Talib Kweli and Mos Def. The album was released on August 18, 1998, to critical acclaim. The title is a reference to the Black Star Line, a shipping line founded by Pan-Africanist Marcus Garvey. The album deals with modern-day issues, philosophical ideas, and life in Brooklyn, New York City, as the two artists know it.

    The album's fruition came about from the chemistry between the two emcees. Both planned to release their solo albums around the same time, but they postponed their individual projects and decided instead to collaborate on a full-length LP. The album's cover was designed by artist Brent Rollins.

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    1. Intro
    Producers: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal); Talib Kweli
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    2. Astronomy (8th Light)
    featuring Weldon Irvine
    Producer: Mr. Walt (of Da Beatminerz)
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    3. Definition
    Producer: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal)
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    4. RE:DEFinition
    Producer: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal)
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    5. Children's Story
    Producer: J. Period (aka Shawn J. Period)
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    6. Brown Skin Lady
    Producer: J. Rawls
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    7. B Boys Will B Boys
    Producer: Geology
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    8. K.O.S. (Determination)
    featuring Vinia Mojica
    Producer: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal)
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    9. Hater Players
    featuring Apani B Fly Emcee
    Producer: J. Period (aka Shawn J. Period)
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    10. Yo Yeah
    Producers: J. Rawls; Talib Kweli
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    11. Respiration
    featuring Common
    Producer: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal)
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    12. Thieves In The Night
    Producer: 88 Keys
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    13. Twice Inna Lifetime
    featuring Jane Doe; Punchline; Wordsworth
    Producer: Hi-Tek (of Reflection Eternal)
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    Name: (Posted: 9/17/2015 11:45:00 PM; Partial IP: .18.60.200)
    Location: Miami
    Comment: This is a 5 star album. The re-issue with the stars is kind of corny. But at the price of earlier pressing for classic albums, sometimes re-issues are a blessing. Sound Quality on re-issues are always a risk as well, but I'll risk it
    Name: (Posted: 9/13/2014 1:52:00 AM; Partial IP: 02.132.144)
    Location: KALi
    Comment: The album cover art by Brent Rollins art director/designer since 1997 of Ego Trip magazine(now EgoTripland . com). and the rest is a given by now, if you don't already know.
    Name: (Posted: 8/11/2014 6:11:00 AM; Partial IP:
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    Comment: 1LP picture disc, does it get worse?
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