Yasiin Bey Announces New Black Star Album Produced By Madlib

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Yasiin "Mos Def" Bey performs on stage during the 2017 ONE Music Fest at Lakewood Amphitheatre on Sept. 9, 2017 in Atlanta.

Black Star, the hip-hop duo composed of Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, are apparently working on a new album with Madlib

HipHopDXreports that Bey announced the news during a surprise appearance at a Madlib DJ set in Denver on Sunday (Feb. 11), and he also said that the project will be out sometime this year. Black Star’s last (and only) album, Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star, came out in 1998.

Listen to audio of Bey making the announcement below.

This article originally appeared in Stereogum


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