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  1. Intro
  2. Astronomy (8th Light)
  3. Definition
  4. RE: DEFinition
  5. Children's Story
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  1. Intro
  2. Astronomy (8th Light)
  3. Definition
  4. RE: DEFinition
  5. Children's Story
  6. Brown Skin Lady
  7. B Boys Will B Boys
  8. K.O.S. (Determination)
  9. Hater Players
  10. Yo Yeah
  11. Respiration
  12. Thieves in the Night
  13. Twice Inna Lifetime
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While Puff Daddy and his followers continued to dictate the direction hip-hop would take into the millennium, Mos Def and Talib Kweli surfaced from the underground to pull the sounds in the opposite direction. Their 13 rhyme fests on this superior, self-titled debut as Black Star show that old-school rap still sounds surprisingly fresh in the sea of overblown vanity productions. There's no slack evident in the tight wordplays of Def and Kweli as they twist and turn through sparse, jazz-rooted rhythms calling out for ...

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Black Star 2002, Rawkus

UPC: 008811289720

CD

Black Star 1999, Priority Records

UPC: 049925006520

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Black Star 1998, Royalty Records

UPC: 601617115820

CD