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Black Star Reunites For New Album Produced By Madlib

It’s been 20 years since Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli emerged as Black Star and they are coming full circle to reunite and release a new album this year. Yasiin Bey made the announcement in Denver, Colorado this past weekend during a Madlib DJ set.  Reddit uploaded the audio from the show and Bey can be heard telling the audience that the new project is “coming soon.”

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Madlib Drops 10 Summers Old Instrumental

Madlib shares his “10 Summers Old” instrumental single which is a limited edition 7-inch with “Barrel Proof” on the B-side. The song can be purchased from Rappcats.com and Technical Equipment Supply in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Madlib has a new collaboration album with Freddie Gibbs titled Bandana and it follows their previous success with Pinata. Madlib is on a brief break from his tour schedule that will resume at the end of the month in Manchester, England.

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MED, BLU & Madlib: Get Money Feat. Frank Nitty Official Video

MED, Blu and Madlib debut their video for “Get Money” with Frank Nitty from their Bad Neighbor project. The three of them minus Madlib hang out on the street and use an ice cream truck to make profits selling ice cream and CDs. They complete their money mantra in the video with a dark comedic reference to Donald Trump.

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Stones Throw Releases Da Rawkus From Jaylib

Stones Throw just released the never-heard-before “Da Rawkus” from J.Dilla and Madlib’s Jaylib album. The song is part of the first release from Stones Throw’s Vinyl Subscription which makes all of their new vinyl releases available for $250 per year. Jaylib’s Champion Sound originally came out 14 years but “Da Rawkus” was not included on the album. The Jaylib Remixes  are coming out for the first time on vinyl in 2017 and “Da Rawkus” is the previously unreleased song in the collection.

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Madlib’s Red Bull Music Academy Lecture

Madlib talks to Red Bull Music Academy about coming from a musical family, discovering hip-hop, hanging out with J.Dilla and his creative process.

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