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Black Star

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Making your way back to what Hip Hop is all about

    This album brings those of us that were lost in the bling and hoes of hip hop, back to what hip hop and rap music was intended to do, inform and entertain. Mos and Talib did just that on this album. Each track has it's on flavor that will suit to anybody from Jazz Heads who like some really crisp drum lines and strings, to the heavy lyricists who choose to dig deep in wordplay. Mos Def and Talib Kweli do not disappoint on any particular song. Be sure to check out my personal favorites: Twice Inna Lifetime, Definition, RE: Definition, Brown Skin Lady, K.O.S. (Determination),Respiration, and Thieves in the night. Common even had time to stop through and flow on Respiration. Overall, this album has done hip hop a favor by bringing us back to what it's all about: information, education and entertainment.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Beautiful Chemistry/Classic Album

    I've listened to alot of late 90's albums and this is definitely the best of the bunch. Mos and Talib's chemistry is comparable to Q-Tip and Phife's (A Tribe..YOU KNOW!!). Anyway, this is a classic in every way (lyrics, beats, themes, etc..)At the time that this album surfaced hip hop was in the bling era. I'm surprised this album hasn't received five mics from the source. (I forgot they don't like so-called back-pack rap.)I greatly recommend this album to any true fan of hip hop. Check out the songs "Thieves in the Night", "Respiration", and "Definition".

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    one of the greatest.

    this is one of the livest albums I had heard for a minute.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    HOT!

    BLACKSTAR IS AMAZING.DJ HI-TEK AND BLACKSTAR ARE GONNA RUN DOWN THE COMPETITION.HOPEFULLY THEY STAY UNDERGROUND WITH THE REST AND BEST OF RAPPING.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Thank You Chapelle's Show

    I first saw Black Star perform on Chapelle's Show a week or so ago and they just blew me away. This is the hip-hop album to end all hip-hop albums.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    MOS DEF AND TALIB KWELI ARE BLACK STAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This is arguably the best album to come off of Rawkus; but not only that, it is one of the best ablums of the decade. Respect that!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    4th time buying!

    I'm buying this cd for my cousin for christmas. It must be good because he's bought it, then lost it, bought it again, lost it again, bought it a third time, and lost it a third time! He's given up on buying it for himself because he just keeps losing it, but he really likes the cd, and figures that if he gets it for a gift, maybe he won't lose it this time!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the best hip-hop album ever!!!

    These days, too many artists tend to degrade women and rhyme about materialistic things. Black Star's music is not only socially conscious, but it is artistically brilliant!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    You have come to the right place!

    OK, so this has been out for a li lwhile now, but its just as good now as when it first hit. Even my mother jams to this! Not only do they came with clever rhymin', but they also cultivate minds along the way. A definite must have, and not only for hip hop collectors !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2009

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