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.
Quality is the debut studio album by American rapper Talib Kweli.

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Listen: Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Hus Kingpin & Rozewood – School | Stream
  –  March 28, 2018
What do you get when you bring together the lyrical talents of Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Hus Kingpin & Rozewood ... Stay tuned for much more new music coming soon.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Yasiin Bey Is Coming Out Of Retirement To Make A New Black Star Album With Talib Kweli And Madlib
  –  February 12, 2018
Back in 2016, Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) announced his retirement from music after some legal trouble ... to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the only Black Star album, Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star. A 20th anniversary album would ...
Talib Kweli Hints at Kanye West & Yasiin Bey Collaboration
  –  February 1, 2018
With a solo album, G.O.O.D. Music compilation, and Kid Cudi joint project presumably in the works, there is now speculation of a Black Star-Yeezy collaboration. On Wednesday (Jan. 31), Talib Kweli shared a photo of Kanye, Yasiin Bey, and Dave Chappelle.


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