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Mos Def and Talib Kweli. More than a movement, black star is a revolution.

One album, Mos Def and Talib Kweli are Black Star, was released on August 26th 1998. The album was produced mostly by Hi-Tekand has an old school vibe focused on soul music. Songs such as Brown Skinned Lady contain samples from movies. Both have gone on to have successful solo careers.

Black Star was created out of the New York underground hip hop scene. The lyrics were focused on black empowerment and moving away from violence in hip hop.

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