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EXCLUSIVE: Talib Kweli Escapes The Prison Of The ‘Conscious Rapper’ Label With New Album

(AllHipHop News) “It’s about growth now. We have to grow, and that’s the point,” recites Talib Kweli on the call-and-response intro to his latest album Prisoner Of Conscious. Now on his 5th solo LP, Kweli seems to be on a mission to escape the confinement of labels. P.O.C. still contains the Brooklyn emcee’s prolific lyrical… Read more »

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Bilal’s Top 5 Hip-Hop Collabos

We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer.  During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »

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Twitter Wars: Talib Kweli and Dream Hampton Battle Over Rick Ross Rape Lyric

(AllHipHop News)  Conscious rapper Talib Kweli for the past 15 years denounced Rick Ross’ highly publicized rape lyric on Huffington Post Live on April 2nd. In the interview, Kweli deems Ross’ rape lyric “unacceptable” however one of Kweli’s solutions was to embrace Ross who he deems  a “misguided 40 year old” (Ross is 37). Acclaimed author and… Read more »

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Over 20 Artists to Pay Tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall

(AllHipHop News) On March 7th, the iconic Carnegie Hall will be drenched in Purple Rain as over 20 artists will pay tribute to Prince’s decorated 35+ year career  in a benefit concert. This concert is apart of a series presented by Knitting Factory founder, Michael Dorf which has included tributes to R.E.M, Elton John and the Rolling… Read more »

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Talib Kweli Rocks Out S.O.B.’s for MLK

(AllHipHop News) Last night at the world famous S.O.B.’s, Brooklyn’s finest Talib Kweli delivered a powerful performance in front of a sold out crowd. Surrounded by a live band, Kweli dedicated the concert to the lives and memories of Civil Rights revolutionaries, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Gil Scott-Heron. Kweli was proud to carry… Read more »

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Talib Kweli To Be Honored At Brooklyn Music School's 100th Anniversary Celebration

(AllHipHop News) Brooklyn Hip-Hop legend Talib Kweli will be honored for his accomplishments during a centennial celebration for the Brooklyn Music School. The Brooklyn Music School (BMS) is marking its 100 year in existence with a centennial celebration honoring Talib Kweli, jazz bassist Bill Lee and vocalist Barbara King. The goal of the celebration, which will… Read more »

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