Talib Kweli

In an effort to provide economic support to activists on the front lines of protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., rapper Talib Kweli on…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death, channeling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. “It’s really important to see hip-hop’s role of being […]

  Rapper Talib Kweli has been marching among protesters in Ferguson, Mo. , so he had a few choice words for Don Lemon about his…

There are things in life that you experience without being able to point your finger on it, but it doesn’t make it any less real.…

  Now this is what we’re talking about! In a super duper Hip Hop move, rapper Talib Kweli took his talents south to Tallahassee to…

Rapper Talib Kweli on Monday weighed in on the Rick Ross controversy surrounding his verse on the song U.O.E.N.O. During a HuffPost Live segment hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, Kweli took issue with Ross’s contention that his line seeming to promote date rape, was simply a “misunderstanding.” “I don’t care if Rick Ross is 40 […]

Prince will be honored with a March 7th benefit concert to be held at Carnegie Hall and double as a fundraiser for music education programs, reports the New York Times. Scheduled acts for the show include Talib Kweli, the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Roots. The event will mark the ninth year that City […]