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About Talib Kweli

If skills sold, Talib Kweli would have been one of the most commercially successful rappers of his time. As it was, however, the earnest MC became one of the most critically successful rappers of his time, which dawned in the late ‘90s when he rapped alongside Yasiin Bey and DJ Hi-Tek as part of the group Black Star.

Talib is known for his numerous collaborations with other artists like Kanye West, Common, Madlib,Bilal,The Roots, Dead Prez, Q-Tip, John Legend, the list is endless. He has also embraced a whole new generation like Blu,Kendrick Lamar, Curren$y, Ab-Soul. Here he talks about giving due credit on his solo albums:
http://embed.vidyard.com/share/o8H1eratMzvR9sd6Wvfz2g

Kweli also created his own record label, Blacksmith Records featuring female rapper Jean Grae & West Coast group Strong Arm Steady.

When Rap Genius' SameOldShawn asked him to comment on “revolution”, “spiritual”, “love” — the three words that came up the most in his catalogue, here’s what he had to say:
http://embed.vidyard.com/share/5hUzvMNU3rPJQVOKBYrJCQ

Talib Kweli's Albums

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