Mos Def to play Massachusetts

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Hip-hop star Mos Def will perform at Boston’s House of Blues as part of his upcoming "Ecstatic" tour. The show is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8 and will also feature special guest Talib Kweli. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $29.50 to $39.50, go on sale Friday at noon through Live Nation.

Mos Def is touring in support of his latest studio album, The Ecstatic, which was released in June. The album, his fourth solo release and first since 2006’s True Magic, debuted at #9 on The Billboard 200 chart. The Ecstatic features an impressive roster of production talent, including Madlib, J Dilla, The Neptunes and Oh No, as well as collaborations with Slick Rick, Talib Kweli and Georgia Anne Muldrow.

Mos Def will also perform at the upcoming George Wein’s CareFusion Jazz Festival 55 in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday, August 8.

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