Posts tagged "Talib Kweli"

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Talib Kweli, Overdoz, Ab-Soul And More Take The Stage At Block Party LA Concert

The 2nd Annual Block Party LA concert kicked off with a bang last weekend when they made available a platform to independent artists to let…

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Talib Kweli Raised Over $100,000 For Ferguson Activists

Mainstream media may not be at the forefront of standing up for the Ferguson community in need, but Talib Kweli is setting out to change…

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New Music: Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz And Chris Webby ‘Purest Heart’

Talib, Ortiz and Connecticut native Chris Webby exercise pure lyricism as they drop metaphors over the Jeremy Greene-produced "Purest Heart." The song comes from Bottom…

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Talib Kweli Says He Could Have Been Arrested In Ferguson

Several weeks after his fiery interview with CNN's Don Lemon, Talib Kweli spoke with Billboard to recall the harsh treatment he experienced while protesting i…

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Interview: Talib Kweli Talks Michael Brown And Police Brutality In The Social Media Age

Talib Kweli has something to say. Since last weekend’s shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo. police officer, Kweli’s Twitter account ha…

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9 Songs That Salute Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou's influence on the culture goes deeper than rap. Thus, many singers and MCs have cited the literary icon in their songs or used…

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Listen: Full Stream Of Pharoahe Monch’s ‘PTSD’ Album

In a year that marks the 20th anniversary of Organized Konfusion's standout sophomore album, Stress: The Extinction Agenda, Pharoahe Monch, one-half of the Queens duo,…

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Vince Staples Reveals ‘Shyne Coldchain II’ Tracklist

Is Vince Staples going Hollywood on 'em over at Def Jam? The Cali spitter tweeted out the tracklist to Shyne Coldchain II, which he said…

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I Majored In Hip-Hop: 5 Hip-Hop Courses We’d Sit In On

Ever since The University of Missouri laid out a course about Jay-Z and Kanye and Nas connected with Harvard University for the Nasir Jones Hip-Ho…

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New Music: Talib Kweli, Elzhi & Phonte ‘No Competition’

Three lyrical heavyweight collide on one song for the upcoming 'Jamla Is The Squad' album, due out January 28th. Listen up below and cop ticket…

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Opinion: Is Conscious Rap Dead?

THE NEW THINKERS Conscious rappers of the past once served a strict diet of the good word. Yet today’s class of brainy MCs pepper righteousne…

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VIBE Playlist: Talib Kweli, Raekwon, Tyga, Fredo Santana

The Hottest New Tracks Of The Day!

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New Music: Talib Kweli Feat. The Underachievers ‘New Leaders’

Talib Kweli enlists The Underachievers to help him on his search for the "New Leaders." The Statik Selektah-produced song is a cut from Kweli's forthcoming…
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