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Top 10 Mp3s of the Week (12/1)

on December 02, 2011, 3:00pm
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Black Star – “Fix Up” and “You Already Knew”

black star you already know Top 10 Mp3s of the Week (12/1)

Last week for Black Friday, Black Star finally offered up its single “Fix Up” for download, and later issued the Aretha Franklin-inspired “You Already Knew”. Although we’ve heard the single previously, thanks to a stop with Mr. Colbert, the latter track came as a nice surprise. Together, the two cuts offer some insight into what a new LP from the group might sound like: wonderful. Working with a throwback sound, you can almost hear the years of experience under their collective belt. Add a little production by Madlib (“Fix Up”) and Stones Throw labelmate Oh No (“You Already Knew”), and they’re soaring in style. –WR

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“You Already Knew”:

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