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Yasiin Bey Will Celebrate the 20-Year Anniversary of ‘Black on Both Sides’ By Performing the Album in its Entirety

Yasiin Bey Will Celebrate the 20-Year Anniversary of ‘Black on Both Sides’ By Performing the Album in its Entirety

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October 12th is the 20 year anniversary of one of the greatest rap albums of all time: Yasiin Bey’s Black on Both Sides. To celebrate that album — still considered to be his best — Bey will be performing Black on Both Sides in its entirety.

READ: Yasiin Bey Reportedly Premiered A New Album During Art Basel Hong Kong

The Black on Both Sides anniversary concert will go down on November 3 at Brooklyn Steel. Opening up for Bey will be legendary rap dup Camp Lo. Black on Both Sides features appearances from Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Talib Kweli, and more. We imagine Bey will have some guests pull up for the show.

READ: Yasiin Bey To Perform The Ecstatic In Its Entirety Next Year

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Tickets go on sales on Friday, September 13th. Preorder here. 

H/T: Pitchfork

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