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Talib Kweli Announces New Album

Talib Kweli released his fifth solo album and first in two years, 'Prisoner of Conscious,' back in May, but already he's looking ahead to the sixth in his catalog. The Brooklyn lyricist announced via KweliClub.com that he'll drop a new LP titled 'Gravitas' on Dec. 15.

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Talib Kweli’s ‘Prisoner of Conscious’ Album is Musical Departure for the Rapper

Throughout his career, whether in his early collaborative work with fellow Brooklynite Mos Def in Black Star or with the Cincinnati producer-rapper Hi-Tek, Talib Kweli consistently combined his conscious approach to writing with a verbal dexterity marked by a dazzling rapid-fire delivery.
His fifth solo album, "Prisoner of Conscious," is being billed as a

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Meek Mill Addresses Hurricane Sandy’s Effect on Sales, Irish Band Snubs Chris Brown & More

Meek Mill's debut LP, Dreams and Nightmares, was released Tuesday (Oct. 30), coinciding with Hurricane Sandy, and shifting the young Philly rapper's attention. "My focus wasn't on stores being closed. I had a packed hou

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Talib Kweli Reveals Top Five Classic Vinyl Purchases — Exclusive

Talib Kweli has never been afraid to bend lines when it comes to his artistic aspirations, even if it brings criticism from those who hold tight to those limits.

While the rapper was deejaying venues around the

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Talib Kweli Pays Tribute to Beastie Boys, Performs Black Star Hits at MLB Fan Cave — Video

On the cusp of releasing his fifth solo album, Prisoner of Conscious, Brooklyn native Talib Kweli took the stage of the MLB Fan Cave Thursday (Sept. 27) in New York City's NoHo district, giving listeners in a

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Math Awareness Month: 10 Artists From Beyonce to De La Soul Play the Numbers Game in Lyrics

Artists have been known to play number games within their lyrics from time to time. Only some singers are able to carry metaphorical word problems but rappers love to implement math in a bar or two. So

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Trayvon Martin Killing: Hip-Hop and R&B Artists Join Fight for Justice

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Talib Kweli: Seu Jorge, Nelly Added to ‘Interesting’ Solo LP

Talib Kweli is a busy guy. When he's not performing new music with Black Star on 'The Colbert Report,' doing press for his side project Idle Warship, freestyling on Wall Street or releasing a new album with Hi-Tek as Reflection Eternal, he's jet-setting to far corn

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Idle Warship Drops ‘Habits of the Heart,’ Talib Kweli Sings

Talib Kweli is a veteran rapper. His music has been labeled everything from conscious rap to underground hip-hop, but on his latest release, he is going where he's never gone before. Idle Warship -- the group he's formed with Philadelphi

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Photosynthesis With D-Nice: A History of Hip-Hop Photography

Derrick Jones has never lost his appreciation for the music he has been a part of since he was a teen. Known to most as D-Nice, he's parlayed his trusted status as a lifelong member of the hip-hop community into a flourishing career in photography, finding exclusive opportunities to capture his subjects -- mainly fellow rappers and R&B stars -- at their most candid, and most at ease.

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