Talib Kweli confirms new Black Star album for 2012 | Music News

Outside of say the resurrection of 2Pac and Biggie Smalls, this is one of those days that millions of true Hip Hop heads worldwide have been waiting for… Its been confirmed that Legendary Black Star are planning to release a new album in 2012. During a recent with MTV Hive, one half of the duo Talib Kweli spoke the project, their appearance on The Colbert Report and whether it would be a full album or an EP.

“Me and Mos are focused on independence and quality of sound. We’re really into a Madlib/Dilla thing right now. Anything you hear from us is probably going to be that type of sound. And it’s about independence, so we are trying to find out the right mediums to get the songs out,” Kweli stated.

“When you heard “Fix Up” on Colbert, it wasn’t even mixed; it was something we recorded a week before. Now we’re at the mixing stage of the song and we are going to put that out ourselves. We have a bunch of songs recorded. We are just trying to figure out the best way to release them, whether it’s going to be one by one, EP or album.

“Right now, the plan is to release “Fix Up” and then Yaasin is working on a Yaasin Bey Presents project and then we’ll see how it goes. I am working to put out a Black Star project for people to buy sometime next year.”

Click here to read the rest of Talib Kweli’s interview with MTV Hive, where he speaks on U.S Presidential hopeful Herman Cain, turning 36 years old and more.

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