Yasiin Bey

Watch Joey Bada$$ Cover Mos Def’s Classic “Umi Says”

While visiting Australian radio station Triple J, Joey Bada$$ performed a cover of Mos Def's 1999 classic "Umi Says." Joey… Read More

January 23, 2023

‘The Midnight Miracle’ Returns For Season No. 2

Season two of Luminary podcast The Midnight Miracle has began, with Dave Chappelle, Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli returning as hosts. Fresh… Read More

December 20, 2022

Santigold Returns to Her Live Band Roots With Tiny Desk Concert

Santigold, who released fourth album Spirituals in September, has released a new performance on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Santigold isn't giving… Read More

November 21, 2022

‘SNL’ Monologue From Dave Chappelle Drawing Claims of Antisemitism

The national director of the Anti-Defamation League tweeted concerns about the opening SNL monologue from special host Dave Chappelle. Jonathan… Read More

November 14, 2022

Behind The Beat: How Mos Def & Diamond D Created “Hip Hop,” the Epicenter of ‘Black On Both Sides’

Released just over 23 years ago, “Hip Hop” sits at the epicenter of Mos Def’s classic debut, Black On Both… Read More

November 1, 2022

Yasiin Bey Rocks “White Lies Matter” Shirt, Seemingly in Response to Kanye West’s Shirt

On Thursday, Black Star member Yasiin Bey wore a crewneck that read 'White Lies Matter,' opposing Ye's recent controversial statements.… Read More

October 7, 2022

Yasiin Bey Asks Black Star Fans To “Value” Their Creative Process

While visiting People's Party with Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey called out Black Star fans for not understanding their partnership with… Read More

October 5, 2022

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

Mixtape Monday: J. PERIOD x Black Thought + Yasiin Bey, Milc x Andy Savoie, Pee5, JayWood + More

J. PERIOD x Black Thought + Yasiin Bey, Milc x Andy Savoie, Pee5, JayWood and more this Mixtape Monday. J.… Read More

July 25, 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

Listen to 6LACK Cover Yasiin Bey’s Classic “Umi Says”

As part of the second annual “Juneteenth 2022: Freedom Songs," 6LACK covers the 1999 Yasiin Bey classic "Umi Says" from… Read More

June 10, 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