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Mos Def

True Magic [First Version]

Release Date: Dec 29, 2006

Genre(s): Rap

Record label: Geffen

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Mos Def :: True MagicGeffen RecordsAuthor: Jordan SelboDespite the ravages of time and sporadic activity on his part, many of us older underground cats still remember a time when the Mighty Mos was going to single-handedly resurrect Hip Hop back in the mid to late 90s, saving it from the tinny excess of shiny suits and Master P grunts. Back before most saw a problem, he appeared on De La's slept-on "Stakes is High" as a next generation son of the Native Tongues. By the time Black Star dropped, it felt more like a movement than an album release, as the duo (and their label Rawkus) seemed to represent all that was pure and good about our music.

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