Black Star’s Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey Carry out on SNL: Watch

The dynamic hip-hop duo Black Star made their Saturday Evening Stay debut by performing a pair of tracks from their not too long ago launched sophomore album, No Concern of Time.

Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) ran by way of “So Be It” and “The Foremost Factor is to Preserve the Foremost Factor the Foremost Factor.” The late-night look not solely marked the primary time the duo carried out music from No Concern of Time on nationwide tv, however the first alternative for most of the people to listen to the album exterior of the Luminary podcast community, the place it has lived completely since its launch earlier this yr. Watch the replay beneath.

Forward of their look on SNL, Black Star premiered the video for “So Be It” completely on Consequence. “The track is a lyrical train, bars on bars, however we aren’t rhyming for the sake of riddling, as the nice Chuck D would possibly say,” Kweli defined. “This track is a name to motion. It’s a prayer. It’s a manifesto.”

Kweli additionally famous the importance of Black Star’s slot on SNL, saying, “I can’t recall seeing a extra hip-hop, a extra unbiased group than Black Star to ever do SNL, so I’m undoubtedly excited to signify for the tradition.”

Black Star will comply with up their SNL look by taking part in a headlining present at New York’s Sony Corridor on Tuesday, November fifteenth.

Elsewhere on final night time’s SNL, host Dave Chappelle used most of his monologue to debate Kanye West’s latest dalliance with anti-Semitism.

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