What would happen if Mos Def and Talib Kweli came together to create a rap duo? Black Star would happen. These rap champions
teamed up back in 1998 to form Black Star and promote their brand of underground, alternative rap. Many aren't aware these
two were a pair before launching their solo careers, and for those who have been waiting with baited breath for the pair's
reunion on another album and tour, the wait is over. Get your Black Star concert
tickets today to see two rap legends onstage together rhyming in harmony.
As rap became more and more prominent and mainstream, underground rap developed, and Mos Def and Talib Kweli were its leaders.
Championing a bare bones, minimalist rapping style that spoke to the issues of the day in simple yet nuanced verse, these
rappers cultivated a cult following that led to their eventual solo success. They continue to speak to societal concerns in
the lyrics and hope audiences will pay attention. With powerful delivery styles, it's impossible not to listen and love Black
Although it's been many years since Mos Def and Talib Kweli recorded and performed together as Black Star, their collaboration
was never far from their minds. Their 1998 album, Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star, received instant success in the world
of underground rap. In the years since, both artists have gone on to prolific solo careers. Now they're together again, and
audiences are chomping at the bit to see them onstage together again. They've given a few brief performances, but this coming
tour promises to highlight the best of their abilities and give fans what they want: rap at its purest.
It isn't often people go to a concert and walk away feeling smarter, inspired and amazed, but that's what Black Star does.
The combination of Mos Def and Talib Kweli, their onstage back and forth, tells audiences about life as seen through these
artists' critical, penetrating eyes, and they spin their tales into intricate rhythms and beats that leave concert-goers wondering
how they ended up there. Their dazzling displays of talent rife with messages moved audiences in 1998 and will certainly do
so again. Get Black Star hip hop tickets
before they're gone!