No Fear of Time
by Black Star

After 24 years, “No Fear of Time” finally reunites one of the great hip-hop duos of all-time—yasiin bey and Talib Kweli are Black Star. Recorded guerrilla-style in hotel rooms and dressing rooms around the globe, the 9-track album has a future vibe with vintage soul, fitting for one of the most anticipated releases in decades.

The wait is over. Welcome to the Black Star.
credits
released May 3, 2022

oG

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Francis Stark. Gregory Isaacs) Produced By Madlib. Additional Vocals By Jairo Valentino. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Contains excerpts from “No Easy Game” written by Francis Stark. Used by Permission. Contains excerpts from “The Ruler” written by Gregory Isaacs. “On God ” contains excerpts from “No Easy Game” performed by PJ. Contains excerpts from “The Ruler” performed by Gregory Isaacs.

So be it

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Anandji Shah, Kalyanji Shah) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Samples a portion of “Theme From Don” (Kalyanji Shah/Anadmji Shah) performed by Kalyandji Anandji.

Sweetheart. Sweethard. Sweetodd.

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Cornelius Cade, Jamal Nubi) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Contains a sample of the recording “Let Us” performed by Edge of Daybreak written by Cornelius Cade & Jamal Nubi.

My favorite band

(yasiin bey, Otis Jackson, Jr., Gregory Magee) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Contains a sample of the recording “So Good To Have You Home Again” performed by The Mystiques written by Gregory Magee.

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr.) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez.

Yonders

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr.) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez.

Supreme alchemy

(Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Phil Silverberg) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Contains excerpts from “Dream State” written by Phil Silverberg. Supreme Alchemy” contains excerpts from “Dream State performed by LoPhi.

Freequency w Black Thought

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr., Tariq Trotter) Produced By Madlib. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez. Contains excerpts from “Slow Walking” By John Faddis

No fear of time w Yummy Bingham

(yasiin bey, Talib Kweli Greene, Otis Jackson, Jr.) Produced By Madlib. Additional Vocals by Yummy Bingham. Cello Composed and performed by Isaiah Gage. Recorded and mixed by Federico “c sik” Lopez.

Mastered by Mike Bozzi @ Bernie Grundman Mastering
Sample Clearances by DMG Clearances, Inc.
A&R Administration by Donna Dragotta