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1-2-3, Mos Def and Talib Kweli live

Actor and rapper, Mos Def will reunite with Talib Kweli as the hip-hop super group, Black Star, for one night of two, intimate performances at the NOKIA Theatre Times Square on Saturday, May 30. Also slated to perform are 88 Keys, Black Violin, DJ Blaqstarr (Mad Decent), DJ Sucio Smash, & DJ Ready Cee.

Rocksmith, a sponsor of this event, will release two t-shirts to commemorate the highly anticipated on-stage return of Black Star, the legendary duo of Mos Def and Talib Kweli on May 30th. The two designs will be available during the Black Star show at Nokia Theater in NYC. The Black Star concert, presented by Blacksmith and LiveNDirect, will consist of an early, 8 p.m., and late show, midnight, on one day only. Tickets are still available for both shows, but are selling fast. Cop tickets atdistributed raman amplifier

Blacksmith presents this very special hip-hop reunion in accordance with LiveNDirect. LiveNDirect is a privately owned entertainment company based in Brooklyn, NY, which has introduced performers such as Eminem, MF Doom and Kid Cudi in the New York City and Brooklyn areas for more than 10 years. Corey Smyth, director of Blacksmith, manages such acts as Pete Rock and Talib Kweli, and also works very closely with Dave Chappelle. Peter Oasis, head of LiveNDirect and Urban Booker and Consultant for AEG Live in New York City, manages Roxy Cottontail and Remixer/DJ Benzi.

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