Black Star Mos Def Talib Kweli Madlib review/reaction:
Black Star – No Fear of Time
Released: 2 May 2022
1. O.G. – 00:34
2. So be it – 4:59
3. Sweetheart. Sweetheart. Sweetodd– 10:28
4. My favorite band – 13:57
5. The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing– 17:03
6. Yonders – 21:36
7. Supreme alchemy – 24:56
8. Freequency ft Black Thought – 27:42
9. No fear of time ft Yummy Bingham– 35:48
10. Mineral Mountain ft Black Thought – 39:51
Overall feeling about the project: 43:41
1, 2, 3 Mos Def & Talib Kweli are back at it again! This time with one of our favorite producers — MADLIB! Does this match-up to the original Blackstar album? Does it have to???
Favorite songs: Yonders, Mineral Mountain, Supreme Alchemy
★★★ – ★★★1/2: Good; fans of the artist will find value here.
★★★★★: Best in show; pinnacle release from an all-time great artist.
★★★★1/2: Stellar example of genre; peak potential.
★★★★: Excellent; recommended to all fans of artist or genre.
★★★1/2: Very good; a few bland songs or minor flaws throughout.
★★★: Good; fans of the artist will find value here.
★★1/2: Average; does little to establish the artist or maintain quality.
★★: Unexceptional; a few highlights but otherwise bland.
★1/2: Weak; unrecommended for anyone but major fans of the style and/or artist.
★: Seriously flawed; very poor work but relatively listenable.
1/2: Terrible; a true embarrassment and akin to audio masochism.