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Kendrick Lamar What You Say (Live)

Screen Shot 2014-12-17 at 4.34.00 PM King Kendrick stopped by the Colbert Report to rock a brand new song as the shows last musical guest before Colbert becomes the new host of Late Night as David Lettermans successor. Backed by a group of superstar musicians in their own right: singers Anna Wise Bilal, Thundercat on bass and Terrence Martin on sax, hip hops trojan horse continues to show his conscious and political sides on the untitled track now being called “What you say“. K Dots reign over hip hop with his first album got everyone to pay attention, lets hope people continue to listen now that he has even more to say.

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Mos Def changes name to Yasiin Bey (New Black Star song)

Black Star premiered this new song on Colbert Report. In the interview, Mos drops the bomb that he has changed his name and will no longer use “Mos Def” as his professional name. He says it’s his “nom de plum”. The duo rocked their brand new “Fix Up” and a previous collaboration “Astronomy (8th Sign)” after the interview. Here is the performance, followed by the interview.

 

Talib Kweli on The Colbert Report (video)

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When I was at the Talib Kweli concert at Red Hook park the other day (footage on the way!) he made sure to tell me to watch him on the Colbert Report the next day. It was a quick but funny and informative interview, check it out below…