Black Star ‎– Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

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1 Intro
Co-producer – Talib KweliEngineer – SudanProducer – DJ Hi-Tek*
2 Astronomy (8th Light)
Featuring – Weldon IrvineKeyboards [Keys] – Weldon IrvineProducer – Mr. WaltRecorded By – Kieren Walsh*, Mr. WaltScratches [Cuts] – DJ Evil Dee*Written By – Ewart C. Dewgarde, Walter V. Dewgarde, Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith
3 Definition
Engineer – Success (2)Producer – DJ Hi-Tek*Written By – Tony Cottrell, Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith
4 RE:DEFinition
Engineer – Success (2)Producer – DJ Hi-Tek*
5 Children's Story
Engineer – Surge (10)Producer – Shawn J. Period*Written By – Ricky Walters
6 Brown Skin Lady
Engineer – Charlie MackProducer – J. RawlsWritten By – Jason Rawls, Gil Scott-Heron, Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith
7 B Boys Will B Boys
Producer – G-ology*Recorded By [Funky Slice] – SudanRecorded By [Unique Studios] – Pat Viola*Scratches [Cuts] – DJ Hi-Tek*Written By – Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith, Kennedy, Gerrard Young
8 K.O.S. (Determination)
Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Mos DefEngineer – Success (2), SudanFeaturing – Vinia MojicaProducer – DJ Hi-Tek*Voice [Crowd] – AL Skills, G-ology*, DJ Hi-Tek*, Rich Mason
9 Hater Players
Producer – Shawn J. Period*Recorded By [Funky Slice] – Surge (10)Recorded By [Unique Studios] – Vaughn SessionsVocals [Additional] – Apani B FlyEmcee*Written By – Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith, Shawn Jones
10 Yo Yeah
Co-producer – Talib KweliProducer – J. RawlsRecorded By – Von SessionsWritten By – Jason Rawls, Talib Kweli Greene
11 Respiration
Featuring – CommonGuitar – DeChown JenkinsProducer – DJ Hi-Tek*Recorded By [Streeterville Studios] – Jim GodseyRecorded By [Unique Studios] – Pat Viola*Written By – Tony Cottrell, Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith, L. Lynn
12 Thieves In The Night
Engineer – SudanProducer – 88 Keys*Written By – Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith, Charles Njapa
13 Twice Inna Lifetime
Featuring – Jane Doe, Punchline, WordsworthProducer – DJ Hi-Tek*Recorded By [Funky Slice] – SudanRecorded By [Unique Studios] – Pat Viola*, Von SessionsWritten By – Tony Cottrell, Talib Kweli Greene, Dante Smith, Vinson Johnson, R. Truell, Jyne Doe

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Originally released in 1998.

1, 8: recorded at Funky Slice Studios Brooklyn NYC. Mixed at Soundtrax Studio NYC.
2: recorded & mixed at D&D Studios NYC.
3, 4: recorded at Funky Slice Brooklyn NYC. Mixed at Platinum Island NYC.
5: recorded at Funky Slice, Brooklyn NYC. Mixed at Battery Studios.
6: recorded at Bobalicious Studios (Amusement) Sherman Oaks CA. Mixed at Platinum Island NYC.
7, 13: recorded at Funky Slice Brooklyn NYC and Unique Studios NYC. Mixed at Electric Lady Studios NYC.
9: recorded at Funky Slice Brooklyn NYC and Unique Studios NYC. Mixed at Battery Studios.
10: recorded at Unique Studios NYC. Mixed at Electric Lady.
11: recorded at Streeterville Studios Chicago and Unique Studios. Mixed at Soundtrax Studios NYC.
12: recorded at Funky Slice Brooklyn NYC. Mixed at Electric Lady Studios NYC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 049925006520
  • Matrix / Runout: 049925006520
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI 1690

Other Versions (5 of 20) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RWK 1158-2 Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star(CD, Album) Rawkus RWK 1158-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
RWK 1158-1 Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star(LP, Unofficial) Rawkus (2) RWK 1158-1 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
BLACKSTARLP001 Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star(2xLP, RE, Ltd, Unofficial, Bla) Rawkus (2) BLACKSTARLP001 Italy 2013 Sell This Version
RWK 1158CL Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star (Radio & Retail Copy - All Curses Deleted)(CD, Album, Promo) Rawkus RWK 1158CL US 1998 Sell This Version
RWK 1158-4 Black Star Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star(Cass, Album) Rawkus RWK 1158-4 US 1998 Sell This Version

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