Black Star To Release New LP Next Year

Their last project, Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star, dropped in ’98. But now Mos and Talib Kweli are coming together to release new music.

During an interview with MTV, Talib Kweli confirmed a new Black Star album will drop next year. “We have a bunch of songs recorded,” he said. “We are just trying to figure out the best way to release them, whether it’s going to be one by one, EP or album.”

This comes after the duo debuted their new track, “Fix Up,” last month on The Colbert Report Show. Fans can expect a mastered version of the track real soon.

“When you heard “Fix Up” on Colbert, it wasn’t even mixed; it was something we recorded a week before,“ Kweli admits. “Now we’re at the mixing stage of the song and we are going to put that out ourselves.”

There is no title or date of the upcoming album as of press time. —Ralph Bristout

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  • Jay

    I love the fact that they are coming out with a new album, especially at time when real hip hop is needed. However extremely disappointed as a fan, because they canceled their show in ATL, not only once, but twice! SMH

  • Fireforreal

    We will see if it happens. I love the first Blackstar album and all there solo stuff but I know in the best Kweli has stated he was ready but mos stays busy with acting. I hope it comes out asap. Hip hop needs that BAD.

  • Bryan Weaver

    Yes!!! Its time for good music

  • King Richard Aka Da God Of Rap

    it wnt do well n dis climate,hardly any1 wants hear dis kinda rap & i make dis kind but make everything so i dnt fail & please listen 2 a super lyrical memphis mc wen u get a chance & dnt complain about hip hop being dead if u ain’t gon support da new rappers dats actually good….