Tag Archives: Talib Kweli

Chrisette Michele – “Let Freedom Reign” ft Talib Kweli & Black Thought

One great songstress + two great wordsmiths = greatness. Simple really. Advertisements

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Talib Kweli – “Cold Rain”

First single from Gutter Rainbows (great title), which is out January 25th. Hip hop needs more piano driven beats and more rappers like Kweli to rhyme over them – this is too sick.

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Kanye West – “Chain Heavy” ft Talib Kweli & Consequence (prod. by Q-Tip)

Good Friday Sunday. I didn’t like this on first listen, the beat needed to switch up or drop, just do something. Nothing happened and it got annoyingly repetitive. Second listen allowed me to pick up on the lyrics. Don’t let … Continue reading

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Idle Warship – “Industry Diary”

Idle Warship is Talib Kweli and singers Res and Graph Nobel. Over a chilled Alicia Keys instrumental Res details the grind of a struggling artist. You can hear the vulnerability in her voice, she’s had enough experience of the hard … Continue reading

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Lauryn Hill – “Repercussions”

Yes yes yes. Earlier this year Lauryn Hill emerged from her self-imposed exile from the industry and started to perform again. This is the first new Lauryn Hill song to come out in years. It’s everything you expect from her. … Continue reading

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Shuffle: Mos Def – History ft Talib Kweli

I’ve been listening to this a lot lately, Kweli hooks up with Mos for a little Black Star reunion, resulting in my favourite track off Mos Def’s great album The Ecstatic. Mos Def + Talib Kweli + J Dilla production … Continue reading

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