Posts Tagged ‘talib kweli’

Yasiin Bey Closed Out Dave Chappelle’s Radio City Music Hall Show With a Surprise Performance

Back in May, it was reported that some mysterious immigration/legal issues caused Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) to cancel his U.S. tour. He’s not made any official statement regarding that situation (although Times LIVE... Read more »

Download Kool A.D.’s New Album “Word O.K.” Featuring Talib Kweli and Toro y Moi

Kool A.D. will stay quiet for a bit and then swoop in out of nowhere (like a majestic pigeon) and release a whole album. That’s exactly what the ex-Das Racist man has done with Word O.K., an 11-track album... Read more »

The Best Rawkus Records Singles

It's not uncommon to meet people who are familiar with Black Star, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, and Reflection Eternal. But far too often the word "Rawkus" doesn't ring a bell with these same people, signifying little... Read more »

Stream “The Man With The Iron Fists” Soundtrack In Full

It’s not often that a movie soundtrack generates as much interest and buzz as The Man With The Iron Fists OST has, but then again most soundtracks aren’t creatively overseen by a legendary producer like Rza.... Read more »

Mixtape: Talib Kweli & Z-Trip – “Attack The Block”

While many were focused more on tapes by Lil Wayne, Gunplay, and whomever dropped Labor Day treats, Talib Kweli dropped his mixtape with Z-Trip, Attack The Block. Fans of Kweli’s conscious flows will be all over... Read more »

Video: Talib Kweli ft. Curren$y & Kendrick Lamar – “Push Thru”

Kweli just gave us “Push Thru” less than a month ago and now he hits us with the official visual. This is off of Talib Kweli’s upcoming Prisoner of Consciousness album. Check the full video out... Read more »

Talib Kweli ft. Curren$y and Kendrick Lamar – “Push Thru”

Producer S1 (of “Power” and “Murder to Excellence” fame) lays down a low key soul groove for the trio of Talib Kweli, Curren$y, and Kendrick Lamar to spit over. As usual, Kendrick takes a guest appearance... Read more »

Video: Black Star Performs On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Mos Def & Talib Kweli kept it classy for their stop on Jimmy Fallon’s show, showing up in suits and performing the new track “You Already Knew” along with the Dilla-produced “Little Brother.” The Roots lent... Read more »

Video: Talib Kweli Shares His Feelings On Lil Wayne

This isn’t new, but a reader (shoutout to SK) shared this in the comments section of that music snob post, and it was too good not to post. This is an example of the opposite of... Read more »

Black Star – “You Already Knew”

Do you want some more new Black Star already? Hell yeah you do. Yesterday we got to check out (and buy) the new Madlib produced single “Fix Up“, and today we get “You Already Knew” which... Read more »

Black Star – “Fix Up”

In recognition of Black Friday, Black Star has released “Fix Up,” the Madlib-produced track they premiered at the Colbert Report. You can buy it on iTunes now. Do we really have to call Mos Def Yasiin... Read more »

Talib Kweli Ft. Jean Grae – “Uh Oh” (Video)

Here’s the latest visual from Kweli for his track titled “Uh Oh” featuring Jean Grae. Dope visual for a dope record. That beat’s sick too! Hit the jump. Related: Mac Miller Ft. Talib Kweli – “Family... Read more »

New! Idle Warship Ft. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka – “System Addict”

For those unaware, Talib Kweli is in a 3 man group called Idle Warship. This group formed a few years back consisting of Kweli, a singer named Res & a singer/rapper by the name of Graph... Read more »

Mac Miller ft. Talib Kweli – “Family First”

Someone in the Shoutbox (that little chat thing on the right) just said “I haven’t heard a song from Mac Miller in a while.” Good timing. Mac just dropped this new song to celebrate reaching half... Read more »

Talib Kweli – Uh Oh ft. Jean Grae

Talib Kweli is so consistent. I just realized that the Black Star album came out in 1998. I still remember my first time hearing that album. Here we are, 13 years later, and Kweli is still... Read more »