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Black on Both Sides is the debut solo album of American rapper Mos Def, released October 12, 1999 on Rawkus Records. Black on Both Sides features an emphasis on live instrumentation and socially-conscious lyrics. On February 2, 2000, the album was certified Gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), following sales in excess of 500,000 copies.

Talib Kweli (one-half of Black Star with Mos Def) and Busta Rhymes are the only main rappers to be… read more



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  • Avatar for VadiushaKomarov
    rating 8/10
  • Avatar for zoowi
    classic album, defines hip hop.
  • Avatar for Ambaryadav
    I actually prefer this to Black Star
  • Avatar for Ambaryadav
    Perfect album
  • Avatar for pascoal91
    Very good album! GOAT
  • Avatar for Fintelligent
    i love them singing beats a lot though
  • Avatar for sasha90s
    @reort yes, you are the only one.
  • Avatar for Harry_01
    Really cool album.
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