Black Star

Dave Chappelle, Talib Kweli & Yasiin Bey’s ‘The Midnight Miracle’ Podcast Is Coming To Vinyl

Two fan-favorite episodes of Dave Chappelle, Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey-hosted Luminary podcast The Midnight Miracle are coming to vinyl. Ohio's own… Read More

August 16, 2022

Dave Chappelle, Black Star & Donnell Rawlings ‘Drink Champs’ Episode On Hold

Black Star, Dave Chappelle and Donnell Rawlings were set to appear on podcast Drink Champs last month, but the episode… Read More

June 12, 2022

How Rappers Are Trying To Lead Innovative Ways Of Distributing Music

Black Star with their podcast and Kanye West with his Stem Player are among the acts rolling out albums in… Read More

May 20, 2022

Black Star Sound Motivated In Long-Awaited ‘No Fear of Time’ Album

On No Fear of Time, Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey — as Black Star — sound motivated and excited to… Read More

May 6, 2022

Black Star Releases ‘No Fear of Time,’ Their First New Album in 24 Years

Black Star has released their first album in 24 years, No Fear of Time. The album is produced by Madlib… Read More

May 3, 2022

From Surprise Reunions To A New Album: A Timeline Of Yasiin Bey And Talib Kweli’s Black Star

With Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli's new Black Star album finally being released on May 3, here's a timeline of… Read More

May 2, 2022

Black Star Release “Mineral Mountain” Collab with Black Thought & Madlib

From their new album No Fear of Time, releasing May 3rd, Black Star recruits Black Thought and Madlib on lead… Read More

April 11, 2022

Black Star Announces Release Date For Long-Awaited Album

On Friday, podcast platform Luminary announced that Black Star will return with their long-awaited sophomore album No Fear of Time on May… Read More

April 8, 2022

Will 2022 Be the Year We See a New Black Star Album?

Nearly 24 years after their 1998 debut, Talib Kweli has teased that he and Yasiin Bey are returning with their… Read More

February 28, 2022

September 29th, 1998 Was Rap Music’s Last Great Release Date

Read a first-hand experience on what made September 29th, 1998 special, and why we'll never see another date like that… Read More

September 29, 2021

Yasiin Bey Couldn’t Care Less About How Badly You Want a New Black Star Album

"You think you want the album more than us? Knock it off." It's been years since Yasiin Bey and Talib… Read More

June 20, 2021

Black Star Unveils New Madlib-Produced Track On ‘The Midnight Miracle’ Podcast

It's unknown if the track will also appear on the long-awaited Black Star album that Madlib is producing entirely. The… Read More

May 11, 2021

“He’s King of The Beats to Me”: Madlib Reflects on His Relationship with J Dilla

In a new interview, Madlib opens up about his first encounters with J Dilla and MF DOOM, as well as what's… Read More

May 8, 2021

In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Sade [Playlist]

Featuring deep cuts and classics from Mobb Deep, Black Star, MF DOOM, J Dilla, Freddie Gibbs, Snoop Dogg, and so… Read More

January 16, 2021

“It’s In God’s Hands Now”: Talib Kweli Hints At Black Star’s New Album Never Being Released

Talib Kweli claimed that "Too many interlopers and culture vultures" are in the way of the album's highly-anticipated release. Looks… Read More

July 8, 2020

“We Created a Classic”: 88-Keys and Talib Kweli Detail Black Star Sessions, Recall Pre-Fame Kanye Moments

Watch 88 and Kweli recount the night they cut "Thieves In The Night." 88-Keys is the latest guest on Talib… Read More

May 9, 2020