BlackStar

Slaughterhouse, Black Star & More Headed to Paid Dues
Following last year's successful event, the upcoming Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival is slated to be a doozy. The lineup for this year's concert has been announced, with Black Star, E-40, Murs, Slaughterhouse, Immortal Technique, Bun B, Nipsey Hussle, Lil B and more slated to perfor…
Mos Def and Talib Kweli Reunite on Sony PSP Tour
Fans have been clamoring for a legitimate Black Star reunion on record for more than a decade now, but they will have to settle for a tour behind the launch of a new Sony product. The two Black Star MCs -- Mos Def and Talib Kweli -- are joining forces for a rare road foray as part of the launch of S…
Talib Kweli Won’t Drink Vodka at SXSW
People expecting to see Reflection Eternal perform tracks from their first album in a decade, 'Revolutions Per Minute' due April 20, only got one-half of the duo. Made up of producer/DJ Hi-Tek and Talib Kweli, only the latter showed up for their SXSW showcase at Austin's Aces Lounge l…
Mos Def Unveils New Track, Tours With DOOM
At the beginning of 2009, many critics and fans had relegated Mos Def's turn-of-the-century successes in Black Star and his first solo record, 'Black on Both Sides' as his hip-hop peak. Wisely, he quickly turned the tables with 'The Ecstatic' -- one of the best, more innovat…