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Stream Talib Kweli & 9th Wonder Indie 500

Talib Kweli, the Brooklyn rapper and Black Star/Reflection Eternal member, and 9th Wonder, the North Carolina producer and former Little Brother member, have been vital…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2015 - 1:08 pm

Watch Talib Kweli & Rapsody Debut “Every Ghetto” With The Roots On The Tonight Show

Because the Roots are the house band, The Tonight Show is always going to be a safe space for graduates of the late-'90s underground-rap wave.
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2015 - 10:04 am

Watch Amy Schumer Perform “Get ‘Em High” With Talib Kweli In Chicago

Last night, Amy Schumer and Talib Kweli played a show together at Chicago's Constellation venue. During Kweli's half of the show, Schumer hopped on stage…
James Rettig | August 26, 2015 - 1:18 pm

Download Talib Kweli’s Surprise New Album Fuck The Money

As Rolling Stone points out, backpack-rap veteran Talib Kweli has just surprise-released his new album Fuck The Money for free (I mean, I guess you…
Peter Helman | August 14, 2015 - 6:50 pm

Talib Kweli Writes Essay In Defense Of Lauryn Hill

Talib Kweli and Lauryn Hill were peers in the late-'90s conscious-rap boom, but even before either one of them ever got on as a rapper,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 3:13 pm

Watch Talib Kweli Go Off On CNN’s Don Lemon During Ferguson Interview

In the past week and a half, plenty of artists have had plenty to say about the tragic killing of Michael Brown and the clashes…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Stream Kool A.D. Word O.K.

The former Das Racist member Kool A.D. has released a shit-ton of solo material since his crew broke up a couple of years ago, but…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 8:58 am

Watch Talib Kweli Play Fallon With Bilal & The Roots

The forever-sincere backpack-rap vet Talib Kweli is old buddies with the Roots, so anytime he's got new music coming out, it's a fair bet he'll…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 10:06 am

Concert Review

The Music Of Prince (Feat. D’Angelo, Elvis Costello, Fred Armisen, & More) @ Carnegie Hall, NYC 3/7/13

Last night, a motley crew of stage and screen stars paid tribute to newly resurgent pop legend Prince at NYC's Carnegie Hall. Among the performers:…
Scott Lapatine | March 8, 2013 - 11:15 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2012 - 3:06 pm

Talib Kweli – “Push Thru” Video (Feat. Curren$y & Kendrick Lamar)

On his new single "Push Thru," underground rap lifer recruited two of his up-and-coming younger peers in Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar. And in the beautifully…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 4:42 pm

Talib Kweli – “Push Thru” (Feat. Curren$y & Kendrick Lamar)

Underground rap veteran Talib Kweli is working on a new album with the utterly detestable title Prisoner Of Conscious, and he's just released a collaboration…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2012 - 9:29 am

Das Racist & Talib Kweli – “The Actual”

Recently, a bunch of Brooklyn-based artists came together in Bushwick to create the Eastern District Presents Mosholu compilation, a release featuring folks like Talib Kweli,…
Corban Goble | July 11, 2012 - 12:51 pm

Black Star Play “Little Brother,” “You Already Knew” For Fallon

Last night, Mos Def and Talib Kweli revived Black Star for a pair of performances on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, first performing a new…
Corban Goble | January 4, 2012 - 9:48 am

Rock Stars Occupy Wall Street: A Photo Diary

It's a full-on revolution down at Occupy Wall Street right now; the contingent seems to be growing every day, with no sign that it will…
Stereogum | October 25, 2011 - 3:37 pm