Black Star Performs On SNL

Ladies and gentlemen, Black Star Black Star made their Saturday Night Live debut on Saturday (Nov. 12) with returning comedian and actor Dave Chappelle serving as host. Dave Chappelle opened up the show with a monologue weighing on today’s current affairs including Kanye West, antisemitism, Kyrie Irving, Donald Trump, Hershel Walker, and more. “I know … Read moreBlack Star Performs On SNL

Video: Black Star “So Be It”

Give it up for Black Star! Ahead of their Saturday Night Live performance this weekend with host Dave Chappelle, Black Star releases the visuals behind “So Be It”. The black-and-white clip features recent footage of Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli rocking a sold-out show and vibing out to the Madlib-produced track backstage. “Get lost, big … Read moreVideo: Black Star “So Be It”

Black Star Drops ‘No Fear Of Time’ Album

Black Star back. After nearly 24 years, Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli reunite on their second Black Star project, No Fear Of Time. Produced by Madlib, No Fear Of Time, which was first announced back in 2018, features the tracks “Tribute”, “Automatic”, and “Mineral Mountain” featuring Black Thought. No Fear Of Time is the follow-up … Read moreBlack Star Drops ‘No Fear Of Time’ Album

MadGic, Logic, Madlib “Mars Only Pt. 3”

Voila! Logic can’t leave retirement alone, and links with producer Madlib for “Mars Only Pt. 3, the first offering as the duo, MadGic. Anchored by Madlib’s boom bap-rattling beat, Bobby Tarantino delivers his sharp penmanship and notes an album from the two is on the way. Earlier this month, Logic made an unexpected return with … Read moreMadGic, Logic, Madlib “Mars Only Pt. 3”

Madlib Reveals How He Heard About MF DOOM’s Passing: “I Still Can’t Believe That He Died”

Just like the rest of us, Madlib still can’t believe MF DOOM is really gone. Source: Scott Dudelson / Getty The news of DOOM’s passing completely shook the hip-hop world, with his wife, Jasmine Dumile, announcing his passing in an Instagram post on New Year’s Eve. One of the people that was hit hard by … Read moreMadlib Reveals How He Heard About MF DOOM’s Passing: “I Still Can’t Believe That He Died”

New Album: Madlib ‘Sound Ancestors’

Sounds by Madlib. Madlib scores his own movie with his latest album, Sound Ancestors. Curated and mastered by Kieren “Four Tet” Hebden, the producer out of Oxnard, California introduced the instrumental LP with his “Hopprock” followed by “Dirtknock“. The LP clocks in at 16 tracks including “The Call”, “Loose Goose”, “Riddim Chant”, “Two For 2 … Read moreNew Album: Madlib ‘Sound Ancestors’

New Music: Madlib “Dirtknock”

Knock knock. Madlib taps into the week with his latest single, “Dirtknock”. Over a gritty guitar loop, but smoothed out with a mellow vocal sample, the super-producer and Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden keep the instrumentation all the way live. The track is lifted from their forthcoming project Sound Ancestors, which they previously released, “Hopprock“.

New Music: Madlib “Hopprock”

New Madlib. Madlib hops into the new year with his new instrumental,”Hopprock”, the latest offering off his forthcoming album, Sound Ancestors. Clocking in just under three-and-half minutes, the beat’s opened with a distilled voice message followed by a loop of slapping drums and infectious bells. Sound Ancestors is arranged and mastered by Kieren “Four Tet” … Read moreNew Music: Madlib “Hopprock”

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