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Black Star (Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey, AKA Mos Def) Performed On Colbert Last Night

If you’re one of the many bummed out that Black Star — the hip-hop duo of Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey, the artist formerly known as Mos Def — cancelled the remaining dates on their U.S. tour over a pissing match with LiveNation, fret not as much, for they were on the Colbert Report last night tearing it up.

The two sat down for an interview before debuting a brand new single called “Fix Up.” They then broke out the wayback machine and performed the Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star classic “Astronomy (8th Light)” as a web exclusive. The interview and the two performances are all after the jump.

Here’s the interview before the performances…

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Here are the two debuting “Fix Up”…

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And here they are performing “Astronomy (8th Light)”…

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