Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli



Talib Kweli Greene (/tæˈlɪb kwɑːˈl/; born October 3, 1975) is an American hip hop recording artist, entrepreneur, and social activist. Kweli earned recognition early on through his collaboration with fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def, when they formed the group Black Star. Kweli's musical career continued with solo success including collaborations with producers Kanye West, Just Blaze, and Pharrell Williams. His most recent solo album is titled Radio Silence, released in 2017. In 2011, Kweli founded his own record label, Javotti Media.



Radio Silence
Radio Silence is an album by musical artist Talib Kweli, released on November 17, 2017.
Heads Up Eyes Open
Heads Up Eyes Open is a song by musical artist Talib Kweli, released on September 29, 2017.
She's My Hero
She's My Hero is a song by musical group Talib Kweli, released on August 31, 2017.
The Seven
The Seven is the collaborative EP by American hip hop recording artists Talib Kweli and Styles P.

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Talib Kweli Discusses Twitter Trolls And Black Star At The Uproxx House In Austin
  –  March 15, 2018
... one of the greatest hip hop albums of all-time in Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star. (Black Star recently announced a follow-up LP.) But his accomplishments go beyond his music. Kweli is a socially conscious activist who calls out injustice when he ...
Erykah Badu, Yasiin Bey, Talib Kweli To Host 2018 Cincinnati Funk Fest
  –  March 14, 2018
Joining Badu are hip-hop artists Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and Talib Kweli. Hopefully, the two lyricists will be performing a few tracks together as they recently announced new music from their Black Star collective is in the works. Oother acts on the ...
Talib Kweli Addresses Racial Inequality in “Radio Science” Video
  –  March 8, 2018
Talib Kweli never fails to deliver a powerful message through his music. The Brooklyn native addresses racial injustice in the moving video to "Radio Silence" which was released last week (Feb. 26). The 42-year-old tapped Freestyle Fellowship's Myka 9 and ...
Talib Kweli Gets Death Threats After Writing Letter About Alt-Right
  –  March 5, 2018
“We would also like to speak out about celebrities like Talib Kweli,” he continued ... Then he wrote about how freedom of speech became a huge topic in music during the ‘90s, when artists like Ice-T and his rock band Body Count received backlash ...
Talib Kweli Pens Incisive Essay on Free Speech, White Supremacy
  –  March 1, 2018
Talib Kweli penned an incisive essay on Medium that tackles the ... of left wing agitators [who] are able to force their agenda on the majority, and deprive music fans of their freedom to attend concerts and go about their day to day activities without ...
Rapper Talib Kweli cancels KC show in response to venue booking controversial metal band
  –  February 22, 2018
Talib Kweli was scheduled to perform at the Riot Room at 8 p.m ... The band was also accused of Islamophobia after they were nominated for a Norwegian music award in 2012. The band responded to the accusations in a statement to Norwegian newspaper The ...
Rapping with hip-hop scholar Talib Kweli
  –  January 3, 2018
It’s a heavy burden, but Talib Kweli has grown comfortable in knowing listeners expect ... Little frustrates Kweli more, he says, than when fans of his music claim his caustic online persona has turned them off to his art. “It means they’re not ...


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